Use of plutonium in MOX in the European Union

According to the 2015 Euratom Annual Report, EU-28 countries used 10,780 kg of plutonium in MOX fuel of their nuclear reactors, bringing the cumulative total to 195,019 kg of plutonium used in MOX in 1996-2015. The quantity of MOX fuel loaded into power reactors in the EU in 2015 is a 7% decrease over the 11,603 kg used in 2014.

Use of plutonium in MOX fuel in EU-28 countries

For a discussion of the economics of MOX fuel, see IPFM research report Alternatives to MOX, and posts about the use of MOX in France and in the United Kingdom.