Country profile: Romania

Summary figures for 2017

The following information is from the NEA publication Nuclear Energy Data, the annual compilation of official statistics and country reports on nuclear energy in OECD member countries.

Country Number of nuclear power plants connected to the grid Nuclear electricity generation (net TWh) Nuclear percentage of total electricity supply
Romania 2 10.6 17.9
OECD Total3111 856.817.6
NEA Total 352 2 062.6 17.9

Country report

Between 2026 and 2028, Cernavoda NPP unit 1 will be shut down for a period of approximately 2 years in order to allow the continuation of operation for another 30-year life cycle.

Starting around 2022, the construction of units 3 and 4 of Cernavoda NPP will begin, with a completion deadline set for 2028.

Source: Nuclear Energy Data 2018