USA: Nuclear power generation

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 USA

Nuclear power generation, billion kilowatthours

 Latest value 778.15
 Year 2021
 Measure billion kilowatthours
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 656.09
 Min - Max 251.12 - 809.41
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1980 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 656.09 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 251.12 billion kilowatthours in 1980 and a maximum of 809.41 billion kilowatthours in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 778.15 billion kilowatthours. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 190 countries is 14.20 billion kilowatthours. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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USA - Nuclear power generation - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Nuclear electricity net generation (Net generation excludes the energy consumed by the generating units)

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