As of November 2016 there is a total of 186 nuclear power plant units with an installed electric net capacity of 163,685 MWe in operation in Europe (five there of in the Asian part of the Russian Federation) and 15 units with an electric net capacity 13.696 MWe were under construction in six countries.

Country

in operation

under construction

number

net capacity MWe

number

net capacity MWe

Belarus

2

2.218

Belgium

7

5.913

Bulgaria

2

1.926

Czech Repuplic

6

3.930

Finland

4

2.752

1

1.600

France

58

63.130

1

1.630

Germany

8

10.799

Hungary

4

1.889

Netherlands

1

482

Romania

2

1.300

Russia

36

26.557

7

5.468

Slovakia

4

1.814

2

880

Slovenia

1

688

Spain

7

7.121

Sweden

10

9.651

Switzerland

5

3.333

Ukraine

15

13.107

2

1.900

United Kingdom

15

8.918

total

186

163.685

15

13.696

 

Nuclear power plants in Europe, in operation and under construction, as of 27 November 2016

In terms of electricity generated by nuclear energy in 2015 France holds the top position with a share of 76,3 % followed by the Ukraine with 56,5.4%, the Slovakian Republic with 55,9 % and Hungary with 52,7 %.

Nuclear Power Plants in Operation in Europe, November 2016