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    China will increase the number of nuclear reactors in the country to 110 by 2030, local media reported Friday.

    BEIJING (Sputnik) — By 2030 China is expected to become one of the biggest nuclear energy users in the world with 110 nuclear reactors operational at that point in time, China Daily reported, citing sources in Power Construction Corp of China Ltd, a leading Chinese power plant construction company.

    According to the plans of the Chinese government, between six and eight nuclear reactors are expected to be added every year for the next five years.

    China currently has 31 operational nuclear reactors and 21 more are under construction, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency.

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