443 nuclear units are operating in the world, 53 units are under construction
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 29.10.2020
The current number of the operating nuclear power units in the world is equal to 443. 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, three units have been connected to the grid - "Tianwan-5" (China), "Barakah-1" (UAE) and "Leningrad-2-2" (Russia).
The construction was started on two new units - "Akkuyu-2" in Turkey and "Zhangzhou-2" in China.
Three units were permanently shutdown - "Fessenheim-1" and "Fessenheim-2" (France) and "Indian Point-2" (USA).
Minimum control power level is reached when neutron flux is recorded in a reactor working at a level sufficient to sustain a fission chain reaction.
He has formally replaced Russ Brian.
The complete MOX-core is planned in 2022.
Hero of the day
The Leningrad NPP Unit 6 equipped with Rosatom's flagship Generation III+ VVER-1200 reactor was connected to the grid and reached the power capacity of 240 MW.