The world’s largest nuclear plants differ by age, number of reactors, and utilization

There are currently 449 operating nuclear reactors in 31 countries, with a total installed generating capacity of more than 390,000 megawatts (MW), based on data from the International Atomic Energy Agency. Nuclear power plants differ in various ways including reactor types, vessel containments, cooling methods, and dispatch purposes.

Source: Today in Energy - U.S. Energy Information Administration

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