Global decommissioned nuclear power plants by reason 2017

Number of permanent nuclear reactor shutdowns worldwide as of September 2017, by reason*

by T. Wang, last edited Feb 21, 2018
Global decommissioned nuclear power plants by reason 2017 This statistic represents the global number of permanent nuclear reactor shutdowns as of 2017, by reason. Following political decisions or considerations, 36 reactors were decommissioned. Early nuclear plants were designed for a life of about 30 years, whereas newer plants are designed for an operating life between 40 to 60 years.
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Number of permanent nuclear reactor shutdowns worldwide as of September 2017, by reason*

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