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Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, where U.S. suffered its most serious nuclear accident in 1979,...
Forty years after the most serious civilian nuclear accident in U.S. history occurred at Three Mile Island, not a single new nuclear power plant has been built in the United States since. Yet, despite this, the U.S. still leads the world in nuclear power generation. While some countries like China are investing heavily in nuclear energy, others like Germany plan on phasing out nuclear power altogether. Here are the world’s top 10 nuclear power producers by country, based on the latest available data, and where this sometimes-controversial power source fits into their future: