Vandellos II nuclear power plant
|Start of commercial operation||8 March 1988|
|Installed power||1,087.14 MW|
|Gross accumulated production from source (until 28 February 2023)||268.708.957 MWh|
|Monthly production (February 2023)||719,573 MWh|
|Accumulated production for the year||1,504,615 MWh|
The Vandellós II nuclear power plant is located on the Mediterranean coast in the province of Tarragona, specifically in the municipal area of Vandellós. National involvement in the construction of the plant and the supply of equipment amounted to more than 89% of the total, the highest percentage achieved in Spain for this type of projects.
The plant actively participates in all the local initiatives relating to education and development of employment, medical services, institutes, etc
During normal operation some 300 staff members from the plant's proprietor companies work at the facility, along with some 220 belonging to contractor companies. During the annual shutdowns the latter increase to around 800.
The Vandellós II Nuclear Power Plant is integrated into the social environment of the surrounding area, and actively participates in all the local initiatives relating to education and the development of employment, medical services, institutes, etc., through agreements with the town council and with the regional council.
Titularity and production
The owners of Vandellós II are Endesa (72%) and Iberdrola (28%).
In 2022, the production of gross energy production generated by the Vandellós II nuclear power plant was 8,221.96 GWh. The accumulated production of gross electric energy since the start of its commercial operation in March 1988 until December 31st 2022 is 267,204.35 GWh.
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