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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 Projections Video

Overview

Current Status:
447 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
IN OPERATION
395 604 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

52 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
54 695 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

18 347 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:111119, UC:2234 O:111119, UC:2234 O:108432, UC:20061 O:108432, UC:20061 O:8488, UC:15366 O:8488, UC:15366 O:53499, UC:10809 O:53499, UC:10809 O:107137, UC:4860 O:107137, UC:4860
Capacity MW(e)

Highlights

NPP Status Changes (2019)
Year:
Status Change Trends
New connections to the grid
AKADEMIK LOMONOSOV-1 (32 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 19 December
AKADEMIK LOMONOSOV-2 (32 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 19 December
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
MUEHLEBERG (373 MW(e), BWR, SWITZERLAND) on 20 December
PHILIPPSBURG-2 (1402 MW(e), PWR, GERMANY) on 31 December
PILGRIM-1 (677 MW(e), BWR, USA) on 31 May
RINGHALS-2 (907 MW(e), PWR, SWEDEN) on 31 December
THREE MILE ISLAND-1 (819 MW(e), PWR, USA) on 20 September
WOLSONG-1 (661 MW(e), PHWR, KOREA,REP.OF) on 24 December
Construction starts
BUSHEHR-2 (915 MW(e), PWR, IRAN,ISL.REP) on 27 September
KURSK 2-2 (1115 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 15 April
ZHANGZHOU-1 (1126 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 16 October
Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2020-01-28