China to build floating nuclear power plants

A state-owned Chinese company is planning to build floating nuclear power plants to provide power to its off-shore oil platforms and the man-made islands in the south-china sea. The project was announced by the director of China Atomic Energy Authority in January. In 1960’s US had achieved such a feat by placing a nuclear reactor in a WW2 ship to provide power to Panama Canal Construction.

 

China to build floating nuclear power plants

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