Spain nuclear plant Almaraz likely back by Thursday

Monday, May 26, 2008

MADRID, May 26 (Reuters) - Spain's 1,000-megawatt Almaraz I nuclear power station is likely to be back on line on Wednesday or Thursday after refuelling, management told Reuters on Monday.

A spokeswoman at the plant added that if reconnection began on Tuesday night or Wednesday, the plant would be back at full power by Thursday.

The plant in southeast Spain had been offline since April 14. It is jointly owned by utilities Iberdrola, Endesa and Union Fenosa

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