423 nuclear units are operating in the world, 56 units are under construction
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 12.04.2023
The current number of the operating nuclear power units in the world is equal to 423. 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 2023, three new units have been connected to the grid - Fangchenggang-3 (China), Mochovce-3 (Slovakia) and Vogtle-3 (USA).
The construction was started on one new unit - Sanmen-4 (China).
Two units were permanently shutdown - Tihange-2 (Belgium) and Kuosheng-2 (Taiwan, China).
CARR has received more than 40 applications from abroad.
Kuosheng-2 was permanently shutdown.
Dispute Review Board confirmed that Fennovoima Oy had unlawfully terminated the EPC contract for the construction of Hanhikivi-1 NPP.
Hero of the day
On March 25, the reactor of Power Unit 2 of Belarus NPP (general designer and general contractor is Rosatom State Corporation Engineering Division) was brought to minimum controllable power level. At 19:42 (Moscow time), the neutron flux was registered for the first time, and controlled self-sustained nuclear reactor began.