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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).

Topics: IAEA, China, AP-1000

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