The United States remains the leading country in nuclear energy generation.
The IAEA has 2012 generation statistics.
The Nuclear Energy Institute reports that the US generated 770 TWh in 2012.
France generated 405 TWh in 2012.
Russia generated 165.6 TWh in 2012
South Korea generated 143.5 TWh in 2012
China generated 98.5 TWh in 2012 China passed Germany for the fifth spot in nuclear generation. China has just completed two more reactors and should complete another 4-6 reactors this year. By 2015 China should be third in nuclear generation (unless Japan turned on all of their operational reactors and had a high capacity factor).
Germany generated 94 TWh in 2012 from nuclear energy
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