In January – August 2009, the Russian nuclear power plants operated safely and efficiently with no single above 0 INES event registered during the period.

The 10 nuclear power plants of Russia operate 31 reactors with a total capacity of 23,242 megawatt (MW): 15 WWER reactors (nine WWER-1000, six WWER-440), 15 RBMK reactors (11 RBMK-1000 and four EGP-6), one fast-breeder reactor. The Russian nuclear power plants produce 16% of total energy in Russia.