|Visitors view a model of a nuclear power plant at the 15th China Hi-Tech Fair in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 16, 2013. Over 3,000 exhibitors from 50 countries and regions participated in the fair which started on Saturday. (Xinhua/Mao Siqian)|
China Nuclear Power Engineering Co Ltd, China's first company engaged in nuclear power engineering, announced on Wednesday that the company's "Smart Power Plant" project had passed the assessment of the China Nuclear Energy Association.
This is China's first smart nuclear power project. According to the relevant schedule, the research achievements of smart power plants will gradually be applied to domestic nuclear power projects, and achieve full application in 2017.
In recent years, research into smart power plants has made an important contibution to improving the design and construction of nuclear power plants around the world. The company's program has provided a smart way to connect the design and construction of nuclear power plants seamlessly.
China Nuclear Power Engineering is China's largest nuclear power operator and the world's largest nuclear power builder. The number of nuclear power units under construction and their installed capacity are both the highest in the world. Currently, the company controls 64 percent of the production and operation of domestic nuclear power units and 51 percent of nuclear power plant construction projects, with 11 units in operation and 13 under construction.
Based on the technical solutions adopted, the smart nuclear power plant project will be jointly promoted under seven special programs: "unified business processes", "collaborative design", "smart construction", "project management", "simulation deduction", "knowledge engineering", and "information framework and data center".
The article is edited and translated from 《中国首启智能核电工程》， source: Xinhua News Agency.