30 September 2007

World NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS 2006-07

and Uranium Requirements

  NUCLEAR ELECTRICITY
GENERATION
2006
REACTORS OPERABLE
Sep 2007
REACTORS under CONSTRUCTION
Sep 2007
REACTORS PLANNED
Sep 2007
REACTORS PROPOSED
Sep 2007
URANIUM REQUIRED
2007
  billion kWh % e No. MWe No. MWe No. MWe No. MWe tonnes U
Argentina 7.2 6.9 2 935 1 692 1 740 1 740 135
Armenia 2.4 42 1 376 0 0 0 0 1 1000 51
Belgium 44.3 54 7 5728 0 0 0 0 0 0 1079
Brazil 13.0 3.3 2 1901 0 0 1 1245 4 4000 338
Bulgaria 18.1 44 2 1906 0 0 2 1900 0 0 255
Canada* 92.4 16 18 12595 2 1540 4 4000 2 2200 1836
China 51.8 1.9 11 8587 5 4540 30 32000 86 68000 1454
China: Taiwan 38.3 20 6 4884 2 2600 0 0 0 0 906
Czech Republic 24.5 31 6 3472 0 0 0 0 2 1900 550
Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 600 0
Finland 22.0 28 4 2696 1 1600 0 0 1 1000 472
France 428.7 78 59 63473 1 1630 0 0 1 1600 10368
Germany 158.7 32 17 20339 0 0 0 0 0 0 3486
Hungary 12.5 38 4 1826 0 0 0 0 2 2000 254
India 15.6 2.6 17 3779 6 2976 4 2800 15 11100 491
Indonesia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2000 0
Iran 0 0 0 0 1 915 2 1900 3 2850 143
Israel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1200 0
Japan 291.5 30 55 47577 2 2285 11 14945 1 1100 8872
Kazakhstan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 300 0
Korea DPR (North) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 950 0 0 0
Korea RO (South) 141.2 39 20 17533 3 3000 5 6600 0 0 3037
Lithuania 8.0 69 1 1185 0 0 0 0 2 3200 134
Mexico 10.4 4.9 2 1310 0 0 0 0 2 2000 257
Netherlands 3.3 3.5 1 485 0 0 0 0 0 0 112
Pakistan 2.6 2.7 2 400 1 300 2 600 2 2000 64
Romania 5.2 9.0 2 1310 0 0 2 1310 1 655 92
Russia 144.3 16 31 21743 7 4920 8 9600 20 18200 3777
Slovakia 16.6 57 5 2064 2 840 0 0 0 0 299
Slovenia 5.3 40 1 696 0 0 0 0 1 1000 145
South Africa 10.1 4.4 2 1842 0 0 1 165 24 4000 332
Spain 57.4 20 8 7442 0 0 0 0 0 0 1473
Sweden 65.1 48 10 9086 0 0 0 0 0 0 1468
Switzerland 26.4 37 5 3220 0 0 0 0 1 1000 575
Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4500 0 0 0
Ukraine 84.8 48 15 13168 0 0 2 1900 20 27000 2003
United Kingdom 69.2 18 19 11035 0 0 0 0 0 0 2021
USA 787.2 19 104 99049 0 0 7 10180 25 32000 20050
Vietnam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2000 0
WORLD 2658 16 439 372,002 34 27,838 86 95,175 223 193,045 66,529
  billion kWh % e No. MWe No. MWe No. MWe No. MWe tonnes U
  NUCLEAR ELECTRICITY GENERATION REACTORS OPERATING REACTORS BUILDING ON ORDER or PLANNED PROPOSED URANIUM REQUIRED
Sources:
Reactor data: WNA to 30/9/07.
IAEA- for nuclear electricity production & percentage of electricity (% e) 5/07.
WNA: Global Nuclear Fuel Market (reference scenario) - for U. Includes first cores for new reactors.
Operating = Connected to the grid;
Building/Construction = first concrete for reactor poured, or major refurbishment under way (* In Canada, 'construction' figure is 2 laid-up Bruce A reactors);
Planned = Approvals, funding or major commitment in place, or construction well advanced but suspended indefinitely;
Proposed = clear intention or proposal but still without firm commitment. Planned and Proposed are generally gross MWe.
TWh = Terawatt-hours (billion kilowatt-hours), MWe = Megawatt net (electrical as distinct from thermal), kWh = kilowatt-hour

NB: 66,529 tU = 78,458 t U3O8



Note that this Table is routinely updated every two months. Earlier tables: August 07, July 07, May 07, March 07, Jan 07,

See also: WANO map (PDF, 1.5 MB)


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