Linglong One is the world?s first commercial modular small reactor that is being built at the Changjiang Nuclear Power Plant in China. Also known as ACP100, it is the first multipurpose small modular reactor approved by the International Atomic Agency in 2016. Upon completion, it will be able to produce a maximum of 1 billion kilowatt hours, benefiting more than 500,000 households in China.
The small modular reactors are known for being cleaner and faster than the normal reactors. They can be deployed in remote areas like aircrafts and ships. Their installation process is much faster, enabling their transfer a seamless endeavor.
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