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Spain on track to complete nuclear power phase-out by 2035 via Power Technology

By GlobalDataTechnology GlobalData’s latest report, “Spain Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2021 – Market Trends, Regulations, and Competitive Landscape,” discusses the power market structure of Spain and provides historical and forecast numbers for capacity, generation, and consumption up to … Continue reading

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Spain to Shut Down Nuclear Plants And Push Forward Clean Energy Plan via South EU Summit

Amid a Europe-wide debate over the future of nuclear power in a renewable energy future, Spain has rolled out a schedule to close its seven nuclear power plants. This move comes as the government proposes an ambitious clean energy plan … Continue reading

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Spain plans to close all nuclear plants by 2035 via Channel News Asia

MADRID: Spain aims to close all seven of its nuclear plants between 2025 and 2035 as part of plans to generate all the country’s electricity from renewable sources by 2050. Energy Minister Teresa Ribera announced the move on Tuesday (Feb … Continue reading

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Remembering the Time America Nuked Spain by Accident via Vice

[…] So here’s what happened: on January 17, 1966, a US B52 bomber collided with a refueling aircraft in Spanish airspace. The crash meant that four hydrogen bombs were dropped. Two hit the ground at speed, imploding and releasing plutonium … Continue reading

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Future of former Spanish nuclear site remains unclear via EurActive

Spain may be committed to phasing out nuclear power, but there are concerns about its older reactors and the alleged lack of transparency when it comes to addressing safety issues. EurActiv Spain reports. European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, … Continue reading

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Spain Radioactive Mystery Unfolds as Dirty Bomb Fears Grow via Sputnik

Spain’s Nuclear Security Council announced on Tuesday that a device with radioactive properties had been stolen in the southern city of Seville. The equipment, which has the appearance of an orange suitcase, is used to gauge the humidity and density of soil and … Continue reading

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Remembering the Palomares H-bomb Incident via History

On January 17, 1966, a Cold War crisis began after an American B-52 bomber collided with a KC-135 refueling tanker over the southern coast of Spain. The accident demolished both planes and left seven airmen dead, but it also unleashed … Continue reading

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U.S. Will Clean Area in Spain Where Hydrogen Bombs Accidentally Fell via The New York Times

Almost 50 years after coming close to possibly provoking a nuclear disaster, the United States on Monday agreed to remove contaminated soil from an area in southern Spain where an American warplane accidentally dropped hydrogen bombs. The deal, announced on … Continue reading

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El premio ‘gordo’ de la lotería nuclear via El Pais

El pasado 22 junio, una decena de alcaldes de la comarca de la Mancha Alta acudieron a la llamada de Carmen Barco, la secretaria del Ayuntamiento de Villar de Cañas (Cuenca), y de otros tres municipios de la zona. Ella, … Continue reading

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Understanding the Political Turmoil Surrounding Renewables in Australia and Spain via GreentechSolar

The Energy Gang looks at the conflicts brewing in the world’s highest-potential markets for clean energy. […] Last week, Australia abruptly changed its national policies for renewables, upsetting project development plans. And in June, Spain proposed yet another tax on … Continue reading

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