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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:
438 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
IN OPERATION
379 261 MWe TOTAL NET INSTALLED
CAPACITY

2 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
IN LONG-TERM SHUTDOWN
67 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Regional Distribution of Nuclear Power Plants (Click on the chart for more statistics)
O:2, LTS:0, UC:0 O:2, LTS:0, UC:0 O:2, LTS:0, UC:0 O:7, LTS:0, UC:2 O:7, LTS:0, UC:2 O:7, LTS:0, UC:2 O:118, LTS:0, UC:5 O:118, LTS:0, UC:5 O:118, LTS:0, UC:5 O:100, LTS:1, UC:32 O:100, LTS:1, UC:32 O:100, LTS:1, UC:32 O:25, LTS:0, UC:11 O:25, LTS:0, UC:11 O:25, LTS:0, UC:11 O:69, LTS:0, UC:15 O:69, LTS:0, UC:15 O:69, LTS:0, UC:15 O:117, LTS:1, UC:2 O:117, LTS:1, UC:2 O:117, LTS:1, UC:2

Highlights

NPP Status Changes (2015)
Year:
Status Change Trends
New connections to the grid
FANGJIASHAN-2 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 12 January
HONGYANHE-3 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 23 March
NINGDE-3 (1018 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 21 March
SHIN-WOLSONG-2 (960 MW(e), PWR, KOREA,REP.OF) on 26 February
YANGJIANG-2 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 10 March
Permanent shutdowns
GENKAI-1 (529 MW(e), PWR, JAPAN) on 27 April
MIHAMA-1 (320 MW(e), PWR, JAPAN) on 27 April
MIHAMA-2 (470 MW(e), PWR, JAPAN) on 27 April
SHIMANE-1 (439 MW(e), BWR, JAPAN) on 30 April
TSURUGA-1 (340 MW(e), BWR, JAPAN) on 27 April
Construction starts
FUQING-5 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 7 May
HONGYANHE-5 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 29 March
Miscellaneous
The 2015 edition of "Operating Experience with Nuclear Power Stations in Member States" has been published on 18 June
The 2015 edition of "Nuclear Power Reactors in the World" has been published on 20 May
NPP operating statistics for 2014 have been released on 8 April
Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2015-07-05