Russia reached record nuclear power production in 2017

12/01/2018 11:05 Nuclear

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Russia hit an electricity generation record in 2017. According to the state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, the nation produced 6.5 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) more power from nuclear power plants(NPP).

The country registered a hike from 196.36 billion kWh in 2016 to 202.87 billion kWh in 2017 of electric power from nuclear plants.


The biggest producing nuclear power plants are: The Kalinin, Balakovo and Leningrad, totaling 90.7 billion kWh of electricity generation.


35 reactors are being operated by Russian NPPs. Their overall installed capacity is 27.9 gigawatts.

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