Nuclear Power Plants Worldwide

33 Countries Worldwide Rely on Nuclear Energy (As of 12/2016)

In December 2016, there were 450 nuclear power plants with an installed gross electrical output of 419 GWe in operation in 31 countries and 58 nuclear power plants with a gross electrical output of 62 GWe under construction in 15 countries.

In the European Union (EU-28), there were 129 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



Belarus



2

2.388

Belgium

7

6,220



Brazil

2

1,990

1

1,300

Bulgaria

2

2,000



Canada

19

14,385



China

37

34,437

20

22,411

Czech Republic

6

4,133



Finland

4

2,860

1

1,600

France

58

65,880

1

1,600

Germany

8

11,357



Hungary

4

2,000



India

22

6,780

5

3,300

Iran

1

1,000



Japan

43

42,248

2

2,760

Korea, Republic of

25

24,103

3

2,540

Mexico

2

1,640



Netherlands

1

515



Pakistan

4

1,127

3

2,540

Romania

2

1,412



Russian Federation

35

27,206

7

5,891

Slovakia

4

1,950

2

942

Slovenia

1

727



South Africa

2

1,940



Spain

7

7,398



Sweden

10

9,859



Switzerland

5

3,485



Taiwan

6

5,213

2

2,712

Ukraine

15

13,818



United Arab Emirates



4

5,600

United Kingdom

15

10,366



USA

99

110,451

4

5,000

All 12/2015

450

419,440

58

62,273

Top Ten 2015


Country

NPP

Operator

Manufacturer

Gross Design Electrical Rating MWe

Gross Electrical Energy Generated bn kWh

1

USA

Grand Gulf 1

Entergy Nuclear Operations

General Electric

1,506

12.342

2

USA

Palo Verde 1

Arizona Public Service

Combustion Engineering

1,560

12.234

3

France

Civeaux 1

EDF

AREVA (Framatome)

1,561

12.164

4

France

Chooz 1

EDF

AREVA (Framatome)

1,560

11.752

5

USA

Susquehanna 1

Talent Energy

General Electric

1,374

11.320

6

Germany

KKP 2 Philippsburg

EnBW Kernkraft

AREVA (Siemens/KWU)

1,468

11.304

7

Germany

GKN II Neckarwestheim

EnBW Kernkraft

AREVA (Siemens/KWU)

1,400

11.213

8

Germany

KBR Brokdorf

E.ON Kernkraft

AREVA (Siemens/KWU)

1,480

11.181

9

USA

Millstone 3

Dominion

Combustion Engineering

1,308

11.113

10

Germany

Isar 2

E.ON Kernkraft

AREVA (Siemens/KWU)

1,485

11.107

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

Global ranking of German nuclear power plants for annual electricity production between 2000 and 2015:

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Green arrows indicate German NPPs

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