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451 nuclear unit is operating in the world

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 09.06.2019

The current number of the operating nuclear power units in the world is equal to 451. These data are presented in the PRIS database supported by the IAEA.

Another 54 units have the status of the being built one.

Since the beginning of 2019, two units have been connected to the grid - "Shin-Kori-4" in South Korea and "Novovoronezh-2-2" in Russia.

The construction was started on one new unit - "Kursk-2-2" in Russia.

Two units were permanently shutdown - "Bilibino-1" in Russia and "Pilgrim-1" in the USA.

Topics: IAEA, Decommissioning, USA

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