China Expert Panel Backs Development Of Candu’s AFCR

Posted by NucNet on 7 November 2014 in NucNet

Research & Development

An expert panel in China said Candu Energy’s Advanced Fuel Candu Reactor (AFCR) should be further developed and that the proper time should be chosen to “initiate the construction of AFCRs”, Candu Energy said. The panel said the AFCR, which can use both recycled uranium and thorium-based fuels, meets the latest nuclear safety requirements and the requirements for a Generation III nuclear power technology.

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