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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 »

Overview

Current Status:
443 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
IN OPERATION
391 358 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

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

18 371 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:104164, UC:20061 O:104164, UC:20061 O:8488, UC:15366 O:8488, UC:15366 O:53499, UC:10809 O:53499, UC:10809 O:107159, UC:4860 O:107159, 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
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-1 (1067 MW(e), BWR, JAPAN) on 30 September
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-2 (1067 MW(e), BWR, JAPAN) on 30 September
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-3 (1067 MW(e), BWR, JAPAN) on 30 September
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-4 (1067 MW(e), BWR, JAPAN) on 30 September
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

PRIS Nuclear Power Status 2018 Map
Nuclear Power History and Capacity Projections Video
Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2020-02-18