Sep 25, 2017

Press Reports

Report on nuclear results from 2015 and perspectives for 2016

Every year, the Spanish Nuclear Industry Forum publishes a report on the results and perspectives of the nuclear sector in Spain and the world. This report collects the ownership of nuclear power plants, exploitation authorization, their operation throughout the year, the activities of the Spanish nuclear industry, the 64 nuclear reactors in construction aroud the world and the 4445 in operation, etcetera. One of the most important sections of the report indicates that in 2015 nuclear energy produced 20.34% of electricity and represented over 36% of the emissions-free electricity produced in the Spanish electric system.


Fukushima and nuclear energy in Japan, four years later

The Spanish Industry Nuclear Forum prepared a press report that sums up the situation of Fukushima four years after the accident, as well as the next goals and pending actions. It also includes an assesssment of the extension of safety margins currently being implemented by Spanish nuclear power plants in prevision of extreme events, such as the ones that took place in Japan

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Seismic preparedness of Spanish nuclear power plants

Spanish nuclear power plants are located in areas with very low seismic activity. Nevertheless, Spanish nuclear reactors are designed to withstand an earthquake similar to the maximum level that has been historically registered o the previewed maximum, without harm to the safety systems.

Periodic international evaluations done by experts in the field within the transversal assessment plans known as "Peer Reviews" confirme that Spanish nuclear power sites have a correct and conservative seismic project.

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