440 nuclear units are operating in the world, 54 units are under construction
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 08.07.2022
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 54 units have the status of the being built one.
Since the beginning of 2022, five new units have been connected to the grid - "Fuqing-6", "Hongyanhe-6" (both China), "Karachi-3" (Pakistan), "Olkiluoto-3" (Finland) and "Shin-Hanul-1" (South Korea).
The construction was started on three new units - "Tianwan-8", "Xudabu-4" and "Sanmen-3" (all China).
Two units were permanently shutdown - "Hunterstone B-2" (Great Britain) and "Palisades-1" (USA).
A total of 70 reports by Russian participants were presented at the conference.
This is the first and only operating pressurized boiling reactor with natural coolant circulation in the country.
Four candidate sites are currently being explored.
Hero of the day
First concrete ceremony has taken place at Xudapu NPP Unit 4 constructed under the Russian VVER-1200 design. The construction has reached its active phase. Xudapu NPP Unit 3 is also in the active stage of construction.
FR22 concluded its work