OECD Nuclear generation 185.6 TWh in March and Japan Nuclear at 17 TWh in April

The IEA’s Monthly Electricity Statistics for March 2011 showed nuclear generation at 185.6 TWh (1.2 % ahead of March 2010). For the year to date up to March, 2011 the OECD is 13.5 TWh ahead of the pace of 2010.

Japan’s nuclear generation in April when they were fully into the Tsunami causes Fukushima problems was 17 TWh. 3 TWh lower than March.

US nuclear generation was off 1.2% for the first four months of 2011. For the first four months of 2011, US nuclear plants generated 256.9 billion kWh, 1.2% lower than 2010. As of May 31, 29 nuclear units have refueled and another 16 are currently refueling. Forty-five nuclear units have refueled or are in the process of refueling for the first half of 2011 compared to 32 for the same period in 2010.

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