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  • 2017 – a watershed in OKG`s corporate history

    Pressrelease Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    2017 was a better year for electricity generation for Oskarshamn 3 (O3), even though deliveries to the public did not reach the previous year's record levels. The year also saw work to implement the decision to decommission Oskarshamn 1 (O1) and Oskarshamn 2 (O2). So 2017 was a concrete watershed in the company's history.

  • Milestone reached in decommissioning preparations for O2

    Pressrelease Thursday, December 14, 2017

    Oskarshamn 2 (O2) was drained of irradiated fuel last summer. Another important milestone in the decommissioning preparations was reached on Friday, December 8 when the last, fresh fuel from the fuel pool at O2 was transported to Oskarshamn 3 (O3) where it will be reconstructed and eventually used.

  • OKG chooses local supplier for decommissioning work

    Pressrelease Monday, December 11, 2017

    As part of the decommissioning of O1 and O2, OKG has today entered into an agreement with Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet. This involves the local manufacture of the steel tanks to be used for storing the reactor parts that are to be cut into smaller pieces.

  • Unit 3 back in operation

    News Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Oskarshamn 3 (O3) is back in operation after handling fuel failure. The production stopped on November 19 for refueling due to fuel failure and was restarted and connected to grid the night between...

  • OKG Takes Measures to Handle Fuel Damage Before Winter Arrives

    Pressrelease Friday, November 17, 2017

    On Sunday 19 November, the production will be temporarily shut down at unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3) in order to remedy fuel damage.

  • This year's maintenance shutdown at Oskarshamn 3 completed

    Pressrelease Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Soon Oskarshamn 3 (O3) will once again be producing climate-efficient and safe base power at full effect. At present a restart is underway after an almost two month long maintenance shutdown.

  • A multi-million SEK investment to secure long-term power supply from Oskarshamn 3

    Pressrelease Thursday, August 24, 2017

    OKG's Board of Directors has decided to invest in a complementary security system at Oskarshamn 3 (O3), a so-called independent core cooling. The system will be completed at some point during 2020 and will amount to a total cost of 865 million SEK. The investment is a fundamental prerequisite for the OKG organisation's ability to secure long-term supplies of weather-independent and fossil-free power from Sweden's largest single production plant.

  • Annual maintenance shutdown at O3

    Pressrelease Thursday, August 24, 2017

    After an operating season with very high production availability, it is time for the annual maintenance shutdown at Oskarshamn 3 (O3). From the turn of the year 2016-2017 until July, O3 has delivered at maximum capacity for 99.3% of the time. Now, 46 busy days of maintenance await which are focused on safety and quality in order to ensure stable power supplies in the coming 2017-2018 operating period.

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