Status of New Nuclear Power Plant Construction

The 1400 Megawatt Shin Kori Unit 3 nuclear power plant entered commercial operation on 29 August in South Korea.

This brings the number of new nuclear reactors started in 2019 to 5.1 Gigawatts of power.

New connections to the grid in 2019
NOVOVORONEZH 2-2 (1114 MW(e), PWR, RUSSIA) on 1 May
SHIN-KORI-4 (1340 MW(e), PWR, KOREA,REP.OF) on 22 April
TAISHAN-2 (1660 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 23 June
YANGJIANG-6 (1000 MW(e), PWR, CHINA) on 29 June

450 Nuclear reactors in operation around the world today
399.7 GWe of net installed nuclear power.
52 Nuclear reactors under construction
52.7 GWe of net power would come from the new nuclear reactors

About 40 of the new nuclear reactors are being built by China, Russia, South Korea or India.

Only 6 of the reactors are being built in the USA or Europe.

Expected New Nuclear Reactors Through 2022M

2019 Belarus, BNPP Ostrovets 1 VVER-1200 1194
2019 China, CGN Fangchenggang 3 Hualong One 1180
2019 China, CGN Hongyanhe 5 ACPR-1000 1119
2019 China, CNNC Fuqing 5 Hualong One 1150
2019 China, China Huaneng Shidaowan HTR-PM 210
2019 Russia, Rosenergoatom Pevek FNPP KLT40S x 2 70

2020 Belarus, BNPP Ostrovets 2 VVER-1200 1194
2020 China, CGN Hongyanhe 6 ACPR-1000 1119
2020 China, CGN Fangchenggang 4 Hualong One 1180
2020 China, CNNC Tianwan 5 ACPR-1000 1118
2020 China, CNNC Fuqing 6 Hualong One 1150
2020 China, CGN Bohai shipyard ACPR50S 60
2020 Finland, TVO Olkiluoto 3 EPR 1720
2020 India, Bhavini Kalpakkam PFBR FBR 500
2020 Japan, Chugoku Shimane 3 ABWR 1373
2020 Korea, KHNP Shin Hanul 1 APR1400 1400
2020 Russia, Rosenergoatom Leningrad II-2 VVER-1200 1170
2020 Slovakia, SE Mochovce 3 VVER-440 471
2020 UAE, ENEC Barakah 1 APR1400 1400

2021 Argentina, CNEA Carem25 Carem 29
2021 China, CNNC Tianwan 6 ACPR-1000 1118
2021 Korea, KHNP Shin Hanul 2 APR1400 1400
2021 Pakistan Karachi/KANUPP 2 ACP1000 1100
2021 Slovakia, SE Mochovce 4 VVER-440 471
2021 UAE, ENEC Barakah 2 APR1400 1400
2021 USA, Southern Vogtle 3 AP1000 1250

2022 France, EDF Flamanville 3 EPR 1650
2022 India, NPCIL Kakrapar 3 PHWR-700 700
2022 India, NPCIL Kakrapar 4 PHWR-700 700
2022 India, NPCIL Rajasthan 7 PHWR-700 700
2022 India, NPCIL Rajasthan 8 PHWR-700 700
2022 Pakistan Karachi/KANUPP 3 ACP1000 1100
2022 Russia, Rosenergoatom Kursk II-1 VVER-TOI 1255
2022 UAE, ENEC Barakah 3 APR1400 1400
2022 USA, Southern Vogtle 4 AP1000 1250

SOURCES- World Nuclear News, IAEA, World Nuclear Association
Written By Brian Wang, nextbigfuture.com

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