443 nuclear units are operating in the world, 51 units are under construction
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 16.01.2021
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 51 units have the status of the being built one.
Since the beginning of 2020, five units have been connected to the grid - "Tianwan-5", "Fuqing-5" (both China), "Barakah-1" (UAE), "Leningrad-2-2" (Russia) and "Belarusian-1" (Belarus).
The construction was started on three new units - "Akkuyu-2" in Turkey and "Zhangzhou-2" and "Taipingling-2" (both China).
Six units were permanently shutdown - "Fessenheim-1", "Fessenheim-2" (both France), "Indian Point-2", "Duane Arnold-1" (both USA), "Leningrad-2" (Russia) and "Ringhals-1" (Sweden).
It is the main event at the stage of trial operation.
The license application package was submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) on March 28, 2019.
The first sets of magnets have been manufactured and shipped to the customer.
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The shipment of 78,000 spherical fuel elements to the demonstration plant is part of an initial delivery of 870,000 spherical fuel elements, which are expected to be put into the reactor in April.