Nuclear Power Plants in the World
Nuclear power plants are an important source of electrical energy. At the moment there are more than 400 nuclear power plants all over the world, which produce about 17% of the world's electricity. We have condensed the most important facts about the nuclear power plants all over the world into this one page and we hope you enjoy.

This is the basic diagram of what the nuclear power plants all over the world look like...
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"Various Plants Used for Generation of Electric Power : Hydroelectric, Nuclear and Thermal Power Plants Parts & Working." HubPages. Web. 14 Apr. 2011.

Nuclear Power Plants accross the world all have similiar strcutures to this one. There are several different parts to the power plant. The Three LARGEST Power Plants in the World... Chart of All the Nuclear Power Plants in the World: Proof that Nuclear Power Plants are Necessary are useful around the entire Globe...
Country

In operation

Under construction
Number
Electr. net output
MW
Number
Electr. net output
MW

Argentina
2
935
1
692

Armenia
1
375
-
-

Belgium
7
5,926
-
-

Brazil
2
1,884
1
1,245

Bulgaria
2
1,906
2
1,906

Canada
18
12,569
-
-

China
· Mainland
· Taiwan
13
6
10,048
4,980
27
2
27,230
2,600

Czech Republic
6
3,722
-
-

Finland
4
2,716
1
1,600

France
58
63,130
1
1,600

Germany
17
20,490
-
-

Hungary
4
1,889
-
-

India
20
4,391
5
3,564

Iran
-
-
1
915

Japan
54
46,823
2
2,650

Korea, Republic
21
18,665
5
5,560

Mexico
2
1,300
-
-

Netherlands
1
487
-
-

Pakistan
2
425
1
300

Romania
2
1,300
-
-

Russian Federation
32
22,693
11
9,153

Slovakian Republic
4
1,792
2
782

Slovenia
1
666
-
-

South Africa
2
1,800
-
-

Spain
8
7,514
-
-

Sweden
10
9,303
-
-

Switzerland
5
3,238
-
-

Taiwan
6
4,980
2
2,600

Ukraine
15
13,107
2
1,900

United Kingdom
19
10,137
-
-

USA
104
100,747
1
1,165

Total
442
374,958
65
62,862







Nuclear Power Plants Closest to Us...
Millstone Power Station is located in Waterford ,Connecticut. Millstone has three different units. Unit 1 is closed but units 2 and 3 remain open. Millstone represents approximately 25 % of state electrical power and generating capacity. Connecticut is one of only six states where nuclear power is the primary energy source.
external image Millstone.jpgUnit 1"Millstone Nuclear Power Station Unit 1." Website Design | Website Design Company | Web Development | Web Site Hosting | Search Engine Optimization | Ecommerce Solutions | Web Marketing | Advance Web Solutions. Web. 26 Apr. 2011. <http://www.sitesdesigning.com/vaswani/admin/logup.php?topic=millstone-nuclear-power-station>.
external image mill.jpgUnits 2 and 3

"NRC: Millstone Nuclear Power Station, Units 2 and 3 - License Renewal Application." NRC: Home Page. Web. 26 Apr. 2011. <http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operating/licensing/renewal/applications/millstone.html>. How the Other Power Plants around the World are being handled after the Disaster in Japan...