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International Atomic Energy (Commission) Agency – 2009

IAEA and Iran

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IAEA Daily Press Review

The objective of the DPR is to present a general overview of international, English-language, media coverage of the IAEA and nuclear issues, that does not purport to be exhaustive. The following articles are obtained from external news sources for whose content the IAEA takes no responsibility.

30 June 2009

IAEA in the News

Election row hits Iran nuclear talks Prospects for negotiations over Iran’s nuclear activities appear bleak after the reassertion of power by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. BBC

Safety Of Canada’s Nuclear Reactors In Question Because Of Design Feature Canada’s seven nuclear stations which use Candu technology have a positive reactivity feedback design feature which may lead to dangerous power pulses in the event of a major accident. AHN

Other Nuclear News

North Korea Trying to Enrich Uranium, South Says North Korea appears to be enriching uranium, potentially giving the state that tested a plutonium-based nuclear device in May another path for making atomic weapons, South Korea’s defense minister said on Tuesday. Reuters

Berlusconi says G8 sanctions likely against Iran The Group of Eight wealthy powers are likely to agree to adopt sanctions against Iran when they meet in Italy next week, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Monday. Reuters

Group offers plan to eliminate nukes by 2030 A group committed to eliminating nuclear weapons presented on Monday a four-step plan to achieve that goal by 2030, while acknowledging that Iran could be a “show stopper.” AP

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http://www.iaea.org/NewsCenter/Dpr/pressreview.html

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IAEA – Power Reactor Information System Portal

International Atomic Energy (Commission) Agency – 2009

LATEST NEWS RELATED TO PRIS AND THE STATUS OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

Current status of the nuclear industry:

  • 436 nuclear power reactors in operation with a total net installed capacity of 370.221 GW(e)
  • 5 nuclear power reactors in long term shutdown
  • 48 nuclear power reactors under construction

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Japan: Nuclear Power Reactors – Alphabetic

Under Construction 2 Operational 53
Long Term Shutdown 1 Shutdown 5

Annual Electrical Power Production for 2008
Total Power Production (including Nuclear) Nuclear Power Production
964931.668 GWh(e) 240518.529 GWh(e)


Click on the name of a reactor to view its full details.
Capacity (MWe) Date
Name Type Status Location Net Gross Connected
FUGEN ATR HWLWR Permanent Shutdown FUKUI 148 165 1978/07/29
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-1 BWR Operational FUKUSHIMA-KEN 439 460 1970/11/17
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-2 BWR Operational FUKUSHIMA-KEN 760 784 1973/12/24
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-3 BWR Operational FUKUSHIMA-KEN 760 784 1974/10/26
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-4 BWR Operational FUKUSHIMA-KEN 760 784 1978/02/24
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-5 BWR Operational FUKUSHIMA-KEN 760 784 1977/09/22
FUKUSHIMA-DAIICHI-6 BWR Operational FUKUSHIMA-KEN 1067 1100 1979/05/04
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-1 BWR Operational FUKUSHIMA-KEN 1067 1100 1981/07/31
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-2 BWR Operational FUKUSHIMA-KEN 1067 1100 1983/06/23
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-3 BWR Operational FUKUSHIMA-KEN 1067 1100 1984/12/14
FUKUSHIMA-DAINI-4 BWR Operational FUKUSHIMA-KEN 1067 1100 1986/12/17
GENKAI-1 PWR Operational SAGA PREFECTURE 529 559 1975/02/14
GENKAI-2 PWR Operational SAGA PREFECTURE 529 559 1980/06/03
GENKAI-3 PWR Operational SAGA PREFECTURE 1127 1180 1993/06/15
GENKAI-4 PWR Operational SAGA PREFECTURE 1127 1180 1996/11/12
HAMAOKA-1 BWR Permanent Shutdown SHIZUOKA-PREFECTURE 515 540 1974/08/13
HAMAOKA-2 BWR Permanent Shutdown SHIZUOKA-PREFECTURE 806 840 1978/05/04
HAMAOKA-3 BWR Operational SHIZUOKA-PREFECTURE 1056 1100 1987/01/20
HAMAOKA-4 BWR Operational SHIZUOKA-PREFECTURE 1092 1137 1993/01/27
HAMAOKA-5 BWR Operational SHIZUOKA-PREFECTURE 1212 1267 2004/04/26
HIGASHI DORI 1 (TOHOKU) BWR Operational Aomori Prefecture 1067 1100 2005/03/09
IKATA-1 PWR Operational EHIME PREFECTURE 538 566 1977/02/17
IKATA-2 PWR Operational EHIME PREFECTURE 538 566 1981/08/19
IKATA-3 PWR Operational EHIME PREFECTURE 846 890 1994/03/29
JPDR BWR Permanent Shutdown IBARAKI 12 13 1963/10/26
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-1 BWR Operational NIIGATA-KEN 1067 1100 1985/02/13
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-2 BWR Operational NIIGATA-KEN 1067 1100 1990/02/08
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-3 BWR Operational NIIGATA-KEN 1067 1100 1992/12/08
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-4 BWR Operational NIIGATA-KEN 1067 1100 1993/12/21
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-5 BWR Operational NIIGATA-KEN 1067 1100 1989/09/12
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-6 BWR Operational NIIGATA-KEN 1315 1356 1996/01/29
KASHIWAZAKI KARIWA-7 BWR Operational NIIGATA-KEN 1315 1356 1996/12/17
MIHAMA-1 PWR Operational FUKUI 320 340 1970/08/08
MIHAMA-2 PWR Operational FUKUI 470 500 1972/04/21
MIHAMA-3 PWR Operational FUKUI 780 826 1976/02/19
MONJU FBR Long-term Shutdown FUKUI 246 280 1995/08/29
OHI-1 PWR Operational FUKUI 1120 1175 1977/12/23
OHI-2 PWR Operational FUKUI 1120 1175 1978/10/11
OHI-3 PWR Operational FUKUI 1127 1180 1991/06/07
OHI-4 PWR Operational FUKUI 1127 1180 1992/06/19
ONAGAWA-1 BWR Operational MIYAGI PREFECTURE 498 524 1983/11/18
ONAGAWA-2 BWR Operational MIYAGI PREFECTURE 796 825 1994/12/23
ONAGAWA-3 BWR Operational MIYAGI PREFECTURE 796 825 2001/05/30
SENDAI-1 PWR Operational KAGOSHIMA PREFECTURE 846 890 1983/09/16
SENDAI-2 PWR Operational KAGOSHIMA PREFECTURE 846 890 1985/04/05
SHIKA-1 BWR Operational ISHIKAWA-KEN 505 540 1993/01/12
SHIKA-2 BWR Operational ISHIKAWA-KEN 1108 1206 2005/07/04
SHIMANE-1 BWR Operational SHIMANE PREFECTURE 439 460 1973/12/02
SHIMANE-2 BWR Operational SHIMANE PREFECTURE 789 820 1988/07/11
SHIMANE-3 BWR Under Construction SHIMANE PREFECTURE 1325 1373 2011/12/15
TAKAHAMA-1 PWR Operational FUKUI 780 826 1974/03/27
TAKAHAMA-2 PWR Operational FUKUI 780 826 1975/01/17
TAKAHAMA-3 PWR Operational FUKUI 830 870 1984/05/09
TAKAHAMA-4 PWR Operational FUKUI 830 870 1984/11/01
TOKAI-1 GCR Permanent Shutdown IBARAKI-KEN 137 166 1965/11/10
TOKAI-2 BWR Operational IBARAKI-KEN 1060 1100 1978/03/13
TOMARI-1 PWR Operational HOKKAIDO 550 579 1988/12/06
TOMARI-2 PWR Operational HOKKAIDO 550 579 1990/08/27
TOMARI-3 PWR Under Construction HOKKAIDO 866 912 2009/12/10
TSURUGA-1 BWR Operational FUKUI 340 357 1969/11/16
TSURUGA-2 PWR Operational FUKUI 1110 1160 1986/06/19

[from left sidebar – list – put in the country “Japan” – allow list to sort alphabetically]

My Note – Do you know how big Japan is? There are 53 operational nuclear reactors in a country that is about the size of Delaware. But, I’ll check – maybe its bigger than that . . .

Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
total: 377,835 sq km
land: 374,744 sq km
water: 3,091 sq km
note: includes Bonin Islands (Ogasawara-gunto), Daito-shoto, Minami-jima, Okino-tori-shima, Ryukyu Islands (Nansei-shoto), and Volcano Islands (Kazan-retto)
Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
slightly smaller than California

People ::Japan

Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
127,078,679 (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 11


https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/JA.html

– its Okay fine, Ok – The West Bank is the size of Delaware and Japan is the size of several – my note

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[You need to know this – and this is where to find it – ]

NUCLEAR POWER PLANT INFORMATION

This section provides some of the tables and charts which are produced using PRIS data. All data are based on information provided by IAEA Member States through designated national correspondents or governmental organizations.

[located by using tab above left sidebar search window for details on each country – this page is the “World Summary” listing by clicket on those words in the left sidebar – then it is the portal for all of these things listed above.]

http://www.iaea.or.at/programmes/a2/

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My Note –

This is the answer to the question – “how did I know that?” – I already knew where to look . . .

– cricketdiane, 06-30-09

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NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS INFORMATION
Last three years Energy Availability Factor
(Includes only operational reactors from 2006 up to 2008)

Country 2006 2007 2008 2006-2008
No. of Reactors EAF (%) No. of Reactors EAF (%) No. of Reactors EAF (%) No. of Reactors EAF (%)
ARGENTINA 2 87.6 2 82.7 2 83.7 2 84.7
ARMENIA 1 76.1 1 73.8 1 69 1 73
BELGIUM 7 87.7 7 90.5 7 84.6 7 87.6
BRAZIL 2 81 2 78.4 2 86.2 2 81.8
BULGARIA 4 79.9 2 82.5 2 87.5 4 82.9
CANADA 18 84.6 18 80.7 18 80 18 81.8
CHINA 9 87.3 11 86.5 11 86.5 11 86.8
CZECH REPUBLIC 6 79.4 6 78.3 6 78 6 78.6
FINLAND 4 92.8 4 94.7 4 92.5 4 93.3
FRANCE 59 81.6 59 78.5 59 77.6 59 79.2
GERMANY 17 89.6 17 75.7 17 79.9 17 81.7
HUNGARY 4 81.5 4 87.1 4 86.1 4 85
INDIA 16 55 17 51.6 17 43.6 17 49.8
JAPAN 55 69.1 55 63.2 55 57 55 63.1
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF 20 92.3 20 90.2 20 93.2 20 91.9
LITHUANIA, REPUBLIC OF 1 73.5 1 83.8 1 84.5 1 80.6
MEXICO 2 93.9 2 89.7 2 83.1 2 89
NETHERLANDS 1 84.6 1 95.1 1 92.6 1 90.9
PAKISTAN 2 70.7 2 68.1 2 55.5 2 64.7
ROMANIA 1 90.3 2 96 2 90.3 2 91.9
RUSSIAN FEDERATION 31 75.1 31 76.9 31 80.6 31 77.5
SLOVAK REPUBLIC 6 82.5 5 82.1 5 87.8 6 84
SLOVENIA 1 89.9 1 90.9 1 98.6 1 93.1
SOUTH AFRICA 2 65.6 2 80.4 2 81.3 2 75.8
SPAIN 9 87.7 8 81.1 8 86.4 9 85.1
SWEDEN 10 82.7 10 80.9 10 77.8 10 80.4
SWITZERLAND 5 92.8 5 93.5 5 92 5 92.8
UKRAINE 15 77.8 15 77.3 15 77.1 15 77.4
UNITED KINGDOM 23 67.1 19 63.3 19 54.3 23 61.9
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 103 91 104 92.1 104 91.1 104 91.4
World Wide 442 82.9 439 80.9 439 80 447 81.3


The following data from Taiwan, China is included in the totals

2006 2007 2008 2006-2008
No. of Reactors EAF (%) No. of Reactors EAF (%) No. of Reactors EAF (%) No. of Reactors EAF (%)
6 89.1 6 90.2 6 90.4 6 89.9


Above data from PRIS database. Last updated on 2009/06/15

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[above information found by clicket on this link – from list on the page before it – ]

http://www.iaea.org/cgi-bin/db.page.pl/pris.factors.htm?faccve=EAF&facname=Energy%20Availability%20Factor&group=Country

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