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Nuclear power plant of Jose Cabrera, Spain

The José Cabrera nuclear power plant was the first nuclear power built in Spain. It is located in the municipality of Almonacid de Zorita, in the province of Guadalajara, next to the River Tagus, between Bolarque dams and Zorita, taking the latter reservoir water flow necessary , for supply and cooling.

Jose Cabrera Nuclear Power Station

Unión Eléctrica Madrileña received the March 27, 1963 Authorization for the installation of a nuclear power plant with a capacity of 60 MW for the production of Energi to nuclear conditional upon presentation of the completed project installation. Subsequently, the project was presented, but with a power increase to 160 MW. In the construction permit of June 24, 1964, accepted the increased power of the nuclear plant, setting off the reactor pressurized water type.

The Startup Authorization was granted on October 11, 1968 by the Directorate General for Energy and Fuels, starting commercial operation on August 13, 1969.

The José Cabrera nuclear power plant was the exclusive property of the electricity company Union Fenosa Generación.

The nuclear power plant comprises a system of steam generation Nuclear formed by a single light water reactor presióny closed cooling circuit thereof, a turbine-alternator group, and all auxiliary systems and security necessary for the efficient operation of the facility in a safe condition.

Its course of operation, the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce said the operation is terminated by order of April 20, 2006.1, and decoupled from the power supply 30 April 2006 and began desmatelamiento tasks.

ZoneAlmonacid de Zorita (Guadalajara)
Nuclear power plants in Spain
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