The recently published World Nuclear Performance Report 2017 reveals that more than 9 GW of new nuclear capacity came online in 2016, the largest annual increase for over 25 years; and global nuclear generation
World Nuclear Association
World Nuclear Performance Report 2016 Asia Edition provides an up-to-date picture of the civil nuclear power sector today and how it is performing across several key metrics, with a special focus on Asia.
At the start of 2015 there were 436 operable reactors around the world and by year-end there were 439. This increase in reactor numbers came despite the retirement of seven units during the year. A larger
India has a flourishing and largely indigenous nuclear power program and expects to have 20,000 MWe nuclear capacity on line by 2020 and 63,000 MWe by 2032. It aims to supply 25% of electricity from nuclear power by 2050.