Top 10 most nuclear-dependent nations

1. France – 75 percent

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    St. Laurent Nuclear Power Plant is shown on the Loire River in France. The two reactors opened in 1983.
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France derives the highest percent of its electricity from nuclear power in the world, and it is also the No. 1 exporter of electricity. France sends about 18 percent of its total electricity production to Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Britain, and Gremany, and makes more than $4 billion doing so each year.

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