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  • Innovation and progress in the reactor hall

    News Friday, October 09, 2020

    Brand new equipment was recently used in the reactor hall in order to perform a cleaning campaign of the reactor vessel bottom. The new technique used is an important step to remove fuel damage in the long run and thus an important measure for enhanced cleanliness in our systems. The job was carried out during three days in close collaboration between OKG's reactor hall employees and the suppliers’ operators, with an outcome that met our expectations.

  • Top Class Electricity Production at OKG

    Pressrelease Tuesday, September 08, 2020

    With a production on more than 11 billion kilowatt hours at unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3) in 2019, a new record was not the only event that happened as far as the unit is concerned. The statistics recently presented by the World Nuclear Association (WNA) states that unit O3 also generated the tenth largest annual production among all the nuclear power plants in the world.

  • Extensive and Challenging Outage Commencing

    Pressrelease Friday, July 31, 2020

    Following an operating season characterized by stable production, it is now time for the annual outage to take place at unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3). However, due to the current pandemic, the conditions are somewhat different this year. The outage has been extended by approximately three weeks in order for us to be able to ensure stable electricity deliveries until the outage in 2021, while focusing on safety and quality.

  • OKG has appointed a new CEO

    Pressrelease Thursday, July 16, 2020

    The Board of OKG has appointed Johan Lundberg as the new CEO of OKG AB. Johan Lundberg is today head of the fuel factory at Westinghouse in Västerås. He will assume the position at OKG after the summer.

  • Extended Outage at OKG with the Purpose of Improving the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control

    Pressrelease Thursday, May 07, 2020

    This year's outage at OKG will be extended by approximately three weeks. The decision to move forward the works, which will begin on 1 August, has been made in order to prevent the risk of the Coronavirus spreading among the workers. The revised activity plan will as of now be based on the aim of having as few co-workers as possible on site at the same time.

  • Electricity Production Resumed after Successful Completion of Maintenance Measures

    Pressrelease Friday, February 28, 2020

    Unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3) has resumed the production of fossil free base load power for the Swedish national grid. The production was resumed after a stop of production for approximately two days, for measures to be taken on a leaky valve in the reheater system.

  • OKG 2019 – Safe Operation Resulted in Record High Deliveries of Fossil Free Electricity

    Pressrelease Tuesday, January 07, 2020

    In 2019, OKG delivered almost 11 billion kilowatt hours of fossil free electricity to the Nordic power market. By having a nearly trouble-free operation, unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3) thus beat the previous delivery record from 2018. The organisational restructuring was also completed, which was initiated based on the decision made in 2015 to permanently shut down units Oskarshamn 1 (O1) and Oskarshamn 2 (O2).