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A map showing countries which have or had commercial nuclear power stations.

English (en):
   countries building its first reactors
   countries building new reactors
   countries planning/considering its first reactors
   countries planning/considering new reactors
   countries with reactors, but no plans for expansion or phase-out
   countries with reactors considering phase-out
   countries which formerly had commercial reactors, but which have all been phased out
   countries without commercial reactors
   countries declared itself free of nuclear power and weapons
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Country Plants/situation
Australia has 1 nuclear reactor however it is non-commercial. It has no nuclear power stations and none are planned.
Austria Construction on the Zwentendorf Nuclear plant finished in 1978, however a referendum was passed that did not allow startup.
Belarus Announced in October 2007 that it will build its first nuclear reactor. Construction will commence in 2008 and will finish in 4 to 8 years. BBC source.
The Philippines 1 plant, the en:Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, was mothballed
Finland Finland is currently constructing a 1 reactor European Pressurized Reactor facility at Olkiluoto. Older 2 reactor commercial facilities in Olkiluoto and Loviisa remain in use.
Poland A nuclear power plant in Żarnowiec was planned in the early 1990's, however, protests of the society have cancelled the project. The current government, however, is currently planning buliding a nuclear power plant (one of the considered locations is again) basing on French reactor technology. It is going to start producing energy in the 2020's.
South Korea SK has many units of CANDU and PWR design at 4 different locations. Currently, there are multiple units at Shin Wolsong and Shin-Kori under construction, of which two are planned to come online in 2010. See en:Nuclear power in South Korea
The United Kingdom The government has had pressure to both increase nuclear power generation as well as stop expansion. The Scottish government has turned down new plans and has mostly rejected new nuclear generation. England has a very complicated political environment for new nuclear generation, see en:Nuclear power in the United Kingdom.
The United States of America See en:Nuclear power in the United States. There are over 20 plants planned and applications for the first COLs were submitted in September 2007. This means that groundbreaking may begin in a few years after the license is approved and operation is expected between 2013 and 2015.

Watts Bar 2, which had construction suspended in 1995, officially had construction resume on October 15, 2007.


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A more precise description of the problem: "Considering decommissioning" and "No commercial reactors" seem too close to each other.
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