Number of nuclear power plants in the U.S. 1957-2018

Number of nuclear power plants in the U.S. from 1957 to 2018*

Number of nuclear power plants in the U.S. 1957-2018 The statistic shows the number of nuclear power plants in the United States between 1957 and 2018. There were 98 operable generating units in the United States in 2018. In 2000, nuclear power plants in the U.S. had a capacity factor of around 88.1 percent.
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Number of nuclear power plants in the U.S. from 1957 to 2018*

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Number of operable generating units
201898
201799
201699
201599
201499
2013100
2012104
2011104
2010104
2000104
1990112
198071
197020
19603
19571
Number of operable generating units
201898
201799
201699
201599
201499
2013100
2012104
2011104
2010104
2000104
1990112
198071
197020
19603
19571
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The statistic shows the number of nuclear power plants in the United States between 1957 and 2018. There were 98 operable generating units in the United States in 2018. In 2000, nuclear power plants in the U.S. had a capacity factor of around 88.1 percent.
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