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What is the average output MW of a nuclear power plant?

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04/14/2009

As of 2007, worldwide there were 439 operational nuclear reactors with total capacity of 372,002 MW; making the average output 846 MW. However, the average new reactor can be expected to be larger.

The reactors so far built in the US range up to about 1100 MWe electrical output, but new ones up to about 1500 MWe are planned