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The Database on Nuclear Power Reactors

The Power Reactor Information System (PRIS), developed and maintained by the IAEA for over four decades, is a comprehensive database focusing on nuclear power plants worldwide. PRIS contains information on power reactors in operation, under construction, or those being... Read more »

Overview

Current Status:
451 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
IN OPERATION
394 836 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

58 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
59 627 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

17 626 REACTOR-YEARS OF
OPERATION
Regional Distribution of Nuclear Power Plants (Click on the chart for more statistics)
O:2, UC:0 O:2, UC:0 O:7, UC:2 O:7, UC:2 O:118, UC:2 O:118, UC:2 O:112, UC:25 O:112, UC:25 O:28, UC:14 O:28, UC:14 O:72, UC:13 O:72, UC:13 O:112, UC:2 O:112, UC:2

Highlights

NPP Status Changes (2018)
Year:
Status Change Trends
New connections to the grid
LENINGRAD 2-1 (1085 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 9 March
ROSTOV-4 (1011 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 2 February
YANGJIANG-5 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 23 May
Construction starts
AKKUYU-1 (1014 MW(e), PWR, TURKEY) on 3 April
KURSK 2-1 (1115 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 29 April
Miscellaneous
GENKAI-3 Reconnected to the grid on 23 March
GENKAI-4 Reconnected to the grid on 16 June
OHI-3 Reconnected to the grid on 14 March
OHI-4 Reconnected to the grid on 11 May
The 2018 edition of "Operating Experience with NPPs" has been published on 29 May
The 2018 edition of "Nuclear Power Reactors in the World" has been published on 21 May
The World Statistics for 2017 have been released on the website on 4 May.
Note: Performance indicators for 2017 do not include data from eight Indian reactor units (Kaiga 1-4, Madras 1-2 and Tarapur 3-4), as performance data for these individual units are not available.
Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2018-06-22