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Nuclear electricity net generation

(billion kilowatthours)

The United States of America is the top country by nuclear electricity net generation in the world. As of 2016, nuclear electricity net generation in the United States of America was 805.69 billion kilowatthours that accounts for 32.64 % of the world's nuclear electricity net generation. The top 5 countries (others are France, China, Russian Federation, and Republic of Korea) account for 70.01 % of it. The world's total nuclear electricity net generation was estimated at 2,468.77 billion kilowatthours in 2016.

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What is nuclear electricity net generation?

The amount of gross generation less the electrical energy consumed at the generating station(s) for station service or auxiliaries. Electricity required for pumping at pumped-storage plants is regarded as electricity for station service and is deducted from gross generation.