Forum   Contacts   RSS
AtomInfo.Ru


442 nuclear units are operating in the world, 53 units are under construction

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 25.08.2020

The current number of the operating nuclear power units in the world is equal to 442. These data are presented in the PRIS database supported by the IAEA.

Another 53 units have the status of the being built one.

Since the beginning of 2020, two units have been connected to the grid - "Tianwan-5" (China) and "Barakah-1" (UAE).

the construction was started on one new unit - "Akkuyu-2" in Turkey.

Three units were permanently shutdown - "Fessenheim-1" and "Fessenheim-2" (France) and "Indian Point-2" (USA).

Topics: IAEA, China


Other news:

We plan for the BN-800 reactor to switch from a hybrid core to an active core fully loaded with tablet MOX fuel assemblies

The complete MOX-core is planned in 2022.

WANO, IAEA, EPRI collaborate to help new nuclear power units to start up safely and on time

The white paper is available here (bottom left section to download).

440 nuclear units are operating in the world

Another 55 units are under construction.


Hero of the day

Managing Nuclear Knowledge - A Forward Looking Story

Managing Nuclear Knowledge - A Forward Looking Story

Knowledge management came into existence as a new stream in the distinct area of information management at the beginning of the 90-ies. Many believe that the term "knowledge management" has been invented by the consulting community.



INTERVIEW

William D. Magwood, IV

William D. Magwood, IV
I think our members have understood that one of the biggest issues going forward is making sure that we have a new generation of young people that can take up the work of developing, deploying and operating nuclear facilities in the future.


OPINION

Alexey Lankevich

Alexey Lankevich
Despite the benefits, small modular reactors also have disadvantages. In this paper we want to highlight and explore how SMRs challenge the existing nonproliferation regime. Finally, we draw conclusions from the analysis.


Search: