Nuclear Power Around the Globe




The United States has 104 nuclear reactors capable of about 96,000 (net) megawatts (MW) of electricity.  Overall, they produce 18.7% of the electricity in the US.

The nearest competitor in the amount of nuclear capacity is France, with 61,600 MW.  France's nukes produce a whopping 76% of France's electricity.  Only Lithuania has a higher percentage: 77.2%.

In the world, there are 434 nuclear reactors, with a capacity of 349,000 MW (+ 34 under construction for 27,500 more MW.)

(Data from International Atomic Energy Agency).

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