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US, Spanish regulators renew cooperation

Regulation and Safety

22 October 2015

CSN-NRC October 2015 - 48The nuclear regulators of the USA and Spain have renewed a bilateral agreement, originally signed in 1979, on cooperation. Meanwhile, a new director has been appointed to head the Spanish regulator.

Economic benefits of Spain's nuclear industry

Nuclear Policies

22 September 2015

Spain's nuclear industry has a positive impact on the country's economy, according to a report compiled on behalf of Spanish industry group Foro Nuclear.

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.

Facility expansion broadens Tecnatom's capabilities


08 October 2015

Tecnatom opens plant extension - 48Spanish engineering firm Tecnatom has inaugurated an extension to its facility near Madrid. The new building houses an emergency support centre which will provide support in the event of an accident at a nuclear power plant.

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.