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The Database on Nuclear Power Reactors

The Power Reactor Information System (PRIS), developed and maintained by the IAEA for over four 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:
454 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
IN OPERATION
399 351 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

55 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
55 903 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

17 736 REACTOR-YEARS OF
OPERATION
Regional Distribution of Nuclear Power Plants (Click on the chart for more statistics)
O:2, UC:0 O:2, UC:0 O:7, UC:2 O:7, UC:2 O:117, UC:2 O:117, UC:2 O:116, UC:21 O:116, UC:21 O:28, UC:15 O:28, UC:15 O:72, UC:13 O:72, UC:13 O:112, UC:2 O:112, UC:2

Highlights

NPP Status Changes (2018)
Year:
Status Change Trends
New connections to the grid
HAIYANG-1 (1170 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 17 August
LENINGRAD 2-1 (1085 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 9 March
ROSTOV-4 (1011 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 2 February
SANMEN-1 (1157 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 30 June
SANMEN-2 (1157 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 24 August
TAISHAN-1 (1660 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 29 June
YANGJIANG-5 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 23 May
Permanent shutdowns
OYSTER CREEK (619 MW(e), BWR, USA) on 17 September
Construction starts
AKKUYU-1 (1114 MW(e), PWR, TURKEY) on 3 April
KURSK 2-1 (1115 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 29 April
ROOPPUR-2 (1080 MW(e), PWR, BANGLADESH) on 14 July
Miscellaneous
GENKAI-3 Reconnected to the grid on 23 March
GENKAI-4 Reconnected to the grid on 16 June
OHI-3 Reconnected to the grid on 14 March
OHI-4 Reconnected to the grid on 11 May
Note: Performance indicators for 2017 do not include data from eight Indian reactor units (Kaiga 1-4, Madras 1-2 and Tarapur 3-4), as performance data for these individual units are not available.
Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2018-09-18