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Appendix A World Nuclear Energy, June 2011

Table 16: World Nuclear Energy, June 2011[29][30]

  Operating Reactors % of Total
Electricity
in 2010
Reactors under
onstruction
  Total Capacity (GWe) Total Capacity (GWe)
United States* 104 101.2 19.6 1 1.2
France* 58 63.1 74.1 1 1.6
Japan* 50 44.2 29.2 2 2.7
Russian Federation* 32 22.7 17.1 11 9.2
Germany* 17 20.5 28.4 0 0
Republic of Korea* 21 18.7 32.2 5 5.6
Ukraine 15 13.1 48.1 2 1.9
Canada* 18 12.6 15.1 0 0
China* 14 11.1 1.8 27 27.2
United Kingdom* 19 10.1 15.7 0 0
Sweden* 10 9.3 38.1 0 0
Spain* 8 7.6 20.1 0 0
Belgium* 7 5.9 51.1 0 0
Taiwan30 6 5.0 19.3 2 2.6
India 20 4.4 2.9 5 3.6
Czech Republic* 6 3.7 33.3 0 0
Switzerland* 5 3.3 38.0 0 0
Finland* 4 2.7 28.4 1 1.6
Bulgaria* 2 1.9 33.1 2 1.9
Brazil 2 1.9 3.1 1 1.2
Hungary* 4 1.9 42.1 0 0
Slovak Republic* 4 1.8 51.8 2 0.8
South Africa 2 1.8 5.2 0 0
Romania* 2 1.3 19.5 0 0
Mexico* 2 1.3 3.6 0 0
Argentina* 2 0.9 5.9 1 0.7
Slovenia* 1 0.7 37.3 0 0
Netherlands* 1 0.5 3.4 0 0
Armenia 1 0.4 39.4 0 0
Pakistan 2 0.4 2.6 1 0.3
Iran 0 0 0 1 0.9
TOTAL 440 374.3 (est) 13.0 65 62.9

Source: IAEA Power Reactor Information System (PRIS) (www.iaea.or.at/programmes/a2/)


[29] Countries having bilateral agreements with Australia covering use of AONM are marked with an asterisk. These countries operate 365 power reactors, which produce around 13% of total world electricity and about 88% of world nuclear energy.

[30] Supply of AONM to Taiwan is covered by an agreement between Australia and the United States.

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