Argentina

TABLE 1. ESTIMATED AVAILABLE ENERGY SOURCES

Fossil Fuels Nuclear Renewables
Solid Liquid Gas Uranium Hydro** Other renewable***
Total amount in specific units* 532.8 340.0 376.7 11 020 (RAR)
27 720 (IR)
0.022 0.008
Total amount in exajoules (EJ) 12.03 14.07 13.24 7.04
17.72
0.38 0.11

TABLE 2. ENERGY CONSUMPTION

Final Energy consumption [PJ] 2000 2005 2010 2015 2019 Compound
annual growth
rate 20002019 (%)
Total 1 754 1 918 2 204 2 401 2 360 1.57
Coal, Lignate and Peat 31 38 40 39 41 1.48
Oil 761 744 918 902 930 1.06
Natural gas 618 749 778 883 813 1.45
Bioenergy and Waste 73 66 71 102 124 2.83
Electricity 270 321 398 475 452 2.75
Heat 0 0 0 0 0

TABLE 3. ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION

Electricity production (GWh) 2000 2005 2010 2015 2019 Compound
annual growth
rate 20002019 (%)
Total 88 994 105 769 126 015 145 447 139 555 2.40
Coal, Lignate and Peat 1 568 2 026 2 565 2 928 840 -3.23
Oil 2 927 5 537 16 715 22 068 3 498 0.94
Natural gas 49 060 56 122 64 470 78 770 93 494 3.45
Bioenergy and Waste 386 870 1 165 1 194 1 644 7.92
Hydro 28 841 34 269 33 904 32 840 27 919 -0.17
Nuclear 6 177 6 873 7 171 7 039 8 208 1.51
Wind 35 72 25 593 3 152 26.73
Solar 0 0 0 15 800

TABLE 4. ENERGY RELATED RATIOS

2000 2005 2010 2015 2020
Nuclear/total electricity (%) 7.3 6.9 5.9 4.8 7.5

TABLE 5: STATUS AND PERFORMANCE OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS AS OF 31 DECEMBER 2020

Reactor Unit Type Net
Capacity
[MW(e)]
Status Operator Reactor
Supplier
Construction
Date
First
Criticality
Date
First Grid
Date
Commercial
Date
Shutdown
Date
UCF
for
2020
ATUCHA-1 PHWR 340 Operational NASA SIEMENS 6/1/1968 1/13/1974 3/19/1974 6/24/1974 89.7
ATUCHA-2 PHWR 693 Operational NASA SIEMENS 7/14/1981 6/3/2014 6/25/2014 5/26/2016 39.8
EMBALSE PHWR 608 Operational NASA AECL 4/1/1974 3/13/1983 4/25/1983 1/20/1984 91.9
CAREM25 PWR 25 Under Construction CNEA CNEA 2/8/2014
Data source: IAEA - Power Reactor Information System (PRIS).
Note: Table is completely generated from PRIS data to reflect the latest available information and may be more up to date than the text of the report.

TABLE 6. PLANNED NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

Reactor unit/Project name Owner Type Capacity in MW(e) Expected construction start year Expected commercial year
CAREM 25 CNEA PWR 32 2014 (under construction) 2023 (estimated for the end of the year)
IV NPP NA-SA PWR 1200 2021(estimated) 2028 (estimated)