The number of power plants and nuclear reactors in France

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How many plants and nuclear reactors are installed in France? For any total power? And in the world?

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- Nuclear Energy Forum
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In 2005, 58 there were nuclear reactors in operation in France for 19 plants.

This represents a total capacity of 63 GW.

The average electric power per MW reactor is 1086 and 3316 MW nuclear power plant.

There are on average 3,05 reactors Central.

France Map of nuclear power plants.

Here the French map of location of nuclear power plants with the number of reactors per unit:

France Map of nuclear power plants

Source: CNRS

And the names of each of these plants:

map of France of nuclear plants, power plants and storage sites
France Map of nuclear power plants, processing plants and storage facilities. Source: Wikipedia

How many nuclear reactors in the world?

There are about 500 nuclear reactors operating in the world. See the map of nuclear reactors: World map of nuclear power plants

So France has about 10% of the world nuclear fleet, while it is less than 1% of the world population.

More:
- Map of nuclear power plants worldwide
- Nuclear Energy Forum
- Followed by the nuclear accident in Japan following the earthquake of March 11 2011
- All your questions about nuclear energy in a nuclear expert
- The power of a nuclear reactor
- The yield of a nuclear plant
- Nuclear and wind load factor

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