Nuclear Power Plants Worldwide

35 Countries Worldwide Rely on Nuclear Energy (As of 12/2018)

In December 2018, there were 451 nuclear power plants with an installed gross electrical output of 425 GWe in operation in 31 countries and 53 nuclear power plants with a gross electrical output of 58 GWe under construction in 13 countries.

In the European Union (EU-28), there were 126 nuclear power plants in operation at the end of the year 2016 .

(Source: atw)

Country

NPPs Operating

Rated Power(gross, MWe)

NPPsUnder Construction

Rated Power(gross, MWe)

Argentina

3

1,750

1

29

Armenia

1

408



Bangladesh



2

2,400

Belarus



2

2,388

Belgium

7

6,220



Brazil

2

1,990

1

1,300

Bulgaria

2

2,000



Canada

19

14,385



China

46

45,328

11

11,757

Czech Republic

6

4,133



Finland

4

2,860

1

1,600

France

58

65,880

1

1,600

Germany

7

10,013



Hungary

4

2,000



India

22

6,780

7

5,300

Iran

1

1,000



Japan

39

38,766

2

2,760

Korea, Republic of

24

23.495

2

2,760

Mexico

2

1,640



Netherlands

1

515



Pakistan

5

1,647

2

2,200

Romania

2

1,412



Russian Federation

36

29,089

6

4,875

Slovakia

4

1,950

2

942

Slovenia

1

727



South Africa

2

1,940



Spain

7

7,398



Sweden

8

8,706



Switzerland

5

3,485



Taiwan, China

4

3,941

2

2,712

Ukraine

15

13,818



United Arab Emirates



4

5,600

United Kingdom

15

10,366

1

1,720

USA

99

111,475

2

2,500

All 12/2018

451

424,937

53

57.883

Top Ten 2018


Country NPP Operator Manufacturer Gross Design Electrical Rating MWe Gross Electrical Energy Generated bn kWh

1

France

Chooz B-2

EDF

Framatome

1.560

12,388

2

Germany

Isar 2

PreussenElektra

Framatome (Siemens/KWU)

1.485

12,127

3

USA

Palo Verde 1

Arizona Public Service

Combustion Engineering

1.528

11,850

4

Germany

Emsland

RWE Nuclear

Framatome (Siemens/KWU)

1.406

11,495

5

USA

Susquehanna 2

PPL Corporation

General Electric

1.374

11,470

6

USA

Millstone 3

Dominion Resources, Inc.

Westinghouse

1.308

11,168

7

USA

Peach Bottom 3

Exelon Corporation

General Electric

1.412

11,151

8

USA

Callaway 1

Ameren UE

Westinghouse

1.316

11,130

9

Sweden

Oskarshamn 3

OKG AG

ASEA Atom

1.450

11,129

10

USA

Comanche Peak 1

Luminant Genereation

Westinghouse

1.283

11,118

Source: IAEA, atw - International Journal for Nuclear Power, Utilities 

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