Nuclear capacity accounted for 4.6% of total power plant installations globally in 2022, according to GlobalData, with total recorded nuclear capacity of 394GW. This is expected to contribute 3.3% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 446GW. Of the total global nuclear capacity, 1.81% is in Spain. Listed below are the five largest active nuclear power plants by capacity in Spain, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global nuclear power segment. Buy the latest nuclear power plant profiles here.

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1. Cofrentes

The Cofrentes is a 1,102MW nuclear power project located in Valencian Community, Spain. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1985. The project was developed by Iberdrola. Iberdrola own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Vandellos 2

The 1,087MW Vandellos 2 nuclear power project is located in Catalonia, Spain. Asociacion Nuclear Asco – Vandellos II AIE has developed the project. It was commissioned in 1988. The project is owned by Iberdrola Generacion Nuclear SAU; Endesa. Buy the profile here.

3. Trillo 1

The Trillo 1 is a 1,066MW nuclear project. Nuclenor; Iberdrola Generacion Nuclear SAU; Iberenergia SAU; Gas Natural Fenosa Generacion SLU owns the project. It was commissioned in 1988. The project was developed by Centrales Nucleares Almaraz-Trillo. It is located in Castile-La Mancha, Spain. Buy the profile here.

4. Almaraz 1

The Almaraz 1 nuclear project with a capacity of 1,049MW came online in 1983. The project was developed by Centrales Nucleares Almaraz-Trillo. Iberdrola Generacion Nuclear SAU; Gas Natural Fenosa Generacion SLU; Endesa have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Extremadura, Spain. Buy the profile here.

5. Almaraz 2

The Almaraz 2 has been operating since 1984. The 1,044MW nuclear project is located in Extremadura, Spain. The project has been developed by Centrales Nucleares Almaraz-Trillo. Iberdrola Generacion Nuclear SAU; Gas Natural Fenosa Generacion SLU; Endesa have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Plants database, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide.