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The Database on Nuclear Power Reactors

The Power Reactor Information System (PRIS), developed and maintained by the IAEA for over five 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 »

Current Status

442 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
IN OPERATION
392 335 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

53 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
56 276 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

18 710 REACTOR-YEARS OF
OPERATION

Highlights

NPP Status Changes (2020)
Year:
New connections to the grid
BARAKAH-1 (1345 MW(e), PWR, UAE) on 19 August
BELARUSIAN-1 (1110 MW(e), PWR, BELARUS) on 3 November
LENINGRAD 2-2 (1066 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 22 October
TIANWAN-5 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 8 August
Permanent shutdowns
DUANE ARNOLD-1 (601 MW(e), BWR, USA) on 12 October
FESSENHEIM-1 (880 MW(e), PWR, FRANCE) on 22 February
FESSENHEIM-2 (880 MW(e), PWR, FRANCE) on 30 June
INDIAN POINT-2 (998 MW(e), PWR, USA) on 30 April
LENINGRAD-2 (925 MW(e), LWGR, RUSSIA) on 10 November
Construction starts
AKKUYU-2 (1114 MW(e), PWR, TURKEY) on 8 April
TAIPINGLING-2 (1116 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 15 October
ZHANGZHOU-2 (1126 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 4 September

PRIS Nuclear Power Status 2019 Poster
Nuclear Power History and Capacity Projections Video
Above data generated by the PRIS database. Last update on 2020-11-24