In figures

Throughout 2022, Cofrentes NPP generated 8,649 million kWh, which represents more than 3,1 % of the national energy  and around 40% of the energy produced energy of our Autonomous Community.

The plant has been operating with generator coupled to the energy grid for the 7,943 hours.

The annual production attained by Cofrentes NPP is capable of providing virtually all of the domestic energy consumed by the 2 million households.

Environmentally speaking, the benefits of operation are equally significant, avoiding the emission of approximately 3 million tons of CO2.

Market Contribution

The following graphs represent Cofrentes nuclear power plant’s contribution to energy production of both Spain and its Autonomous Community of Valencia, likewise comparing these contributions with other types of energy production, namely electric, thermal classic and hydraulic.

Spain’s energy production in 2022, when taking into account all possible sources, amounted to 276,520 GWh, of which Cofrentes nuclear power plant’s contribution to electrical energy production makes up 3.1% (8,649 GWh).

The energy production of the Cofrentes nuclear power plant (8,649 GWh) was 15.4% of the total nuclear energy produced in Spain (55,983 GWh), in 2022.The whole of Spanish nuclear power plants sums up at 20.2% of total electricity produced.

(*) Source: Data 2022 (REE).

Cofrentes NPP in the Autonomous Community of Valencia

Cofrentes NPP continues to be the main power generation facility in the Valencia Region, where in 2022 it accounted for 42.9 % of all energy generated, being the main source of electricity in this market to which it annually supplies about a third of all its power.

In the Autonomous Community of Valencia, between 26,000 and 27,000 Million kWh are demanded annually.

Annual production

Data 2022

The following chart shows the evolution of the production of the Cofrentes NPP throughout the year 2022.

Accumulated annual production

The following historical chart displays Cofrentes NPP’s electrical production throughout the last 29 years of operation. Since its start-up in 1984 until 31 December 2022, the Plant has accumulated production of 306,335 million kWh.