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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 »

PRIS Nuclear Power Status 2018 Map
Nuclear Power History and Capacity Projects Video

Overview

Current Status:
450 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
IN OPERATION
399 706 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

52 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
52 659 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

18 190 REACTOR-YEARS OF
OPERATION
Regional Distribution of Nuclear Power Capacity  (Click on the chart for more statistics)
O:1860, UC:0 O:1860, UC:0 O:5069, UC:1365 O:5069, UC:1365 O:111938, UC:2234 O:111938, UC:2234 O:109093, UC:18935 O:109093, UC:18935 O:8488, UC:14392 O:8488, UC:14392 O:53439, UC:10873 O:53439, UC:10873 O:109819, UC:4860 O:109819, UC:4860
Capacity MW(e)

Highlights

NPP Status Changes (2019)
Year:
Status Change Trends
New connections to the grid
NOVOVORONEZH 2-2 (1114 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 1 May
SHIN-KORI-4 (1340 MW(e), PWR, KOREA,REP.OF) on 22 April
TAISHAN-2 (1660 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 23 June
YANGJIANG-6 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 29 June
Permanent shutdowns
BILIBINO-1 (11 MW(e), LWGR, RUSSIA) on 14 January
CHINSHAN-2 (604 MW(e), BWR, TAIWAN,CHINA) on 16 July
GENKAI-2 (529 MW(e), PWR, JAPAN) on 9 April
PILGRIM-1 (677 MW(e), BWR, USA) on 31 May
Construction starts
KURSK 2-2 (1115 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 15 April
Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2019-09-22