Which among the following countries is on its course to complete its first ever third-generation atomic power station?

Which among the following countries is on its course to complete its first ever third-generation atomic power station?
[A]France
[B]China
[C]United States
[D]Russia

China
Resuming the construction of new nuclear plants in a big way after Fukushima disaster in Japan, China is on course to complete its first ever third-generation atomic power station. The technology at the core of the plant is known is AP1000. The “third generation” energy project in Sanmen in east China’s Zhejiang province is the largest ever joint China-US energy project. The construction is nearing completion as a 800 tonne steel structure is being put on top of the reactor chamber of the nuclear power unit. It marks the completion of the main structure housing the reactor itself.

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