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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

438 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
IN OPERATION
393 333 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

56 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
57 848 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

19 424 REACTOR-YEARS OF
OPERATION

Highlights

NPP Status Changes (2022)
Year:
New connections to the grid
FUQING-6 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 1 January
HONGYANHE-6 (1061 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 2 May
KANUPP-3 (1014 MW(e), PWR, PAKISTAN) on 4 March
OLKILUOTO-3 (1600 MW(e), PWR, FINLAND) on 12 March
SHIN-HANUL-1 (1340 MW(e), PWR, KOREA,REP.OF) on 9 June
Permanent shutdowns
HINKLEY POINT B-1 (485 MW(e), GCR, UK) on 1 August
HINKLEY POINT B-2 (480 MW(e), GCR, UK) on 6 July
HUNTERSTON B-2 (495 MW(e), GCR, UK) on 7 January
PALISADES (805 MW(e), PWR, USA) on 20 May
Construction starts
AKKUYU-4 (1114 MW(e), PWR, TÜRKIYE) on 21 July
ELDABAA-1 (1194 MW(e), PWR, EGYPT) on 20 July
SANMEN-3 (1163 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 28 June
TIANWAN-8 (1171 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 25 February
XUDABU-4 (1200 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 19 May

PRIS Nuclear Power Status 2021 Poster
Nuclear Power History and Capacity Projections Video
Above data generated by the PRIS database. Last update on 2022-08-14