Among the many concerns of the war between Russia and Ukraine are possible attacks on nuclear power plants. There are currently 4 nuclear power plants in Ukraine with 15 reactors. The electricity generated by these plants accounts for 51.2% of the total electricity in Ukraine. But which countries have the largest number of nuclear power plants in the world?
United States is the nation with the largest number of nuclear reactors in the world. The number of active reactors in the United States is 93. This puts it at the top of the list of the world's nations. Next comes France. France has 56 nuclear reactors. In third place is China with 51. But how many reactors do Russia and Ukraine have? Russia is the fourth largest country in the world with 38 nuclear reactors. Ukraine has 15.
Nuclear power in Ukraine
Ukraine has been a nuclear power country for many years. Ukraine is often linked to the Chernobyl disaster. In 1986 one of the most important accidents occurred in the northern part of the country. The Chernobyl nuclear accident, which occurred at reactor number 4, is considered the worst nuclear disaster to date, both in terms of casualties and costs.
But where are Ukraine's nuclear power plants located today?You will find more infographics at Statista
The Chernobyl area was occupied by the Russians a few weeks ago. More precisely, as of 3 March 2022.
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