17-18th of May 2017 held 5th Annual Asia Nuclear Business Platform in Shanghai (China).
Sergey Demin, regional vice president of Rosatom International Network in East Asia took part in panel session Main Global Drivers and the impact on nuclear power.
‘ROSATOM pays great attention to the safety of operation of nuclear facilities. Our latest reactor design VVER-1200 with advanced safety features is the world's first Generation 3+ unit. The first reference unit for VVER-1200 Technology is Russia’s Novovoronezh 6,’ noted Sergei Demin.
Also it was discussed the importance of public acceptance of nuclear technologies. He told that negative perception of nuclear technologies is based mainly on lack of knowledge and myths. These factors are stalling the nuclear developing. It is important to increase the level of public acceptance through educational programs.
Today Tianwan NPP is the biggest Russia-China technical subject of cooperation. In 2011 two reactor units VVER-1000 (rated at 1,000 MW capacity). In 2010 ROSATOM signed contract on construction of two new VVER-1000 on the same site. In 2018 this nuclear units are going to be launched.
Asia Nuclear Business Platform is the key annual event and gathers together reactor vendors, financial institutions, and international energy agencies.