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440 nuclear unit are operating in the world, 55 units are under construction

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 20.08.2020

The current number of the operating nuclear power units in the world is equal to 440. These data are presented in the PRIS database supported by the IAEA.

Another 55 units have the status of the being built one.

Since the beginning of 2020, 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, Turkey

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440 nuclear units are operating in the world

Another 54 units are under construction.

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