454 nuclear units are operating in the world
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 23.08.2018
The current number of the operating nuclear power units in the world is equal to 454. These data are presented in the PRIS database supported by the IAEA.
Another 56 units have the status of the being built one.
Since the beginning of 2017, six new units were connected to the grid, four of them in China - "Sanmen-1", "Taishan-1", "Yangjiang-5" and "Haiyang-1".
Two new units were connected to the grid in Russia - "Leningrad-2-1" and "Rostov-4".
Another 57 units have the status of the being built one.
These 12 projects have been successfully delivered by WANO and its worldwide membership.
Readiness of the pre-stressing system is one of the necessary conditions of the next critical operation.
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