Prudent Site Selection


Daya Bay is located about 50 kilometers from the city center of Hong Kong. The Daya Bay site was carefully selected according to international guidelines and stringent safety assessment of the National Nuclear Safety Administration, which have taken the following criteria into account:

Suitable seismological and geological conditions


Low risk of meteorological hazards


Reliable power grid connection to minimise power loss during transmission

Sufficient distance from commercial flight paths, major cities and hazardous industrial installations to ensure communal safety