May 15, 2011 / 12:17 PM / in 7 years

Spain's Vandellos II reactor halted - regulator

MADRID, May 15 (Reuters) - Spain’s 1,000-megawatt Vandellos II nuclear power station has undergone an unscheduled halt after a problem with a valve, the nuclear regulator said on Sunday.

The plant was reconnected to the grid on Friday after a previous unprogrammed halt.

Enel-owned Endesa (ELE.MC)(ENEI.MI) owns 72 percent of the plant near the northeastern port Tarragona, while Spain’s biggest power utility Iberdrola (IBE.MC) owns the remaining 28 percent. (Reporting by Sonya Dowsett; Editing by David Holmes)

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