The Almaraz Nuclear Power Plant produced over 6.5% of the national electric consumption in 2022
Almaraz is the electric generation plant with the highest contribution to the Spanish electric system throughout history, according to a statement from owner company Centrales Nucleares Almaraz-Trillo. Last year it reached the four highest best record since the start of its commercial operation in 1983, even though Unit 2 was shut down for 39.5 days for its 27th refuelling outage. Also during 2022 it reached the best accident rate: 1,126 days and over 6.9 million hours of work without any accidents that resulted in lost or restricted work or fatalities.
An essential infrastructure
The Almaraz Nuclear Power Plant, says their statement, is a key structure that guarantees an essential service like electric energy for the country, thanks to the work and commitment of approximately a thousand professionals that carry out their activities on site.
The Almaraz Nuclear Power Plant is safe and reliable as well as a global reference with cutting-edge technology
With a rigorous control system based on external evaluations and audits, the Almaraz Nuclear Power Plant is safe and reliable, as well as a global reference with cutting-edge technology. Over the past few years there have been various economic investments to improve safety, increase power, update and modernize the site and comply with the post-Fukushima commitments. Thanks to this, says the plant's statement, "Almaraz is even safer and technologically more advanced than when it started its operation."