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Spanish site suitable for waste store

Waste and Recycling

28 July 2015

Villar_de_Canas_48Spain's nuclear regulator has concluded that Villar de Cañas is a suitable site for a national high-level waste storage facility. However, it has requested additional technical studies and reports.

Nuclenor confirms soundness of Garoña vessel

Regulation and Safety

13 April 2015

Garona reactor 48Inspections of the reactor vessel of Spain's shut down Garoña nuclear power plant show that it is in good condition to operate safely when restarted, plant operator Nuclenor recently reported to the country's regulator.

Ten more years for Trillo

Regulation and Safety

11 November 2014

Trillo 48The operating licence of the single-unit Trillo nuclear power plant in central Spain has been renewed for a further ten years following governmental approval.

Nuclear remains Spain's largest electricity supplier

Nuclear Policies

10 July 2015

Spain's seven nuclear power reactors generated 57.3 TWh of electricity in 2014, accounting for one-fifth of the country's electricity, according to figures compiled by trade association Foro Nuclear.

Engineering design support for Spanish waste facility

Waste and Recycling

19 January 2015

Villar_de_Canas_48Tecnatom and Gas Natural Fenosa have won a contract to provide engineering design support for Spain's planned national high-level waste storage facility.

IRSN extends its cooperation

Corporate

06 November 2014

IRSN and SCK-CEN - 48France's Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) has agreed to extend its collaboration with Belgium's Nuclear Research Centre (SCK-CEN) while entering a cooperation agreement with Spanish engineering firm Tecnatom.