As of August 2020 there is a total of 176 nuclear power plant units with an installed electric net capacity of 159,719 MWe in operation in Europe (six thereof in the Asian part of the Russian Federation) and 13 units with an electric net capacity of 12,596 MWe were under construction in seven countries.

Country

in operation

under construction

number

net capacity MWe

number

net capacity MWe

Belarus

1

1.110

1

1.110

Belgium

7

5.930

Bulgaria

2

2.006

Czech Republic

6

3.932

Finland

4

2.794

1

1.600

France

56

61.370

1

1.630

Germany

6

8.113

Hungary

4

1.902

Netherlands

1

482

Romania

2

1.300

Russia

38

28.437

4

4.525

Slovakia

4

1.814

2

880

Slovenia

1

688

Spain

7

7.121

Sweden

10

9.651

Switzerland

4

2.960

Ukraine

15

13.107

2

2.070

United Kingdom

15

8.923

2

3.260

total

176

159.719

13

12.596

Nuclear power plants in Europe, in operation and under construction, as of 22 February 2021

In terms of electricity generated by nuclear energy in 2019 France holds the top position with a share of 70.6% followed by the Ukraine and Slovakia, both with 53.9%, then Hungary with 49.2%.

Nuclear Power Plants in Operation in Europe, February 2021