Archive 2016

  • Unit Oskarshamn 3 Resumes Operation after Measures Taken on Valve

    Pressrelease Monday, December 19, 2016

    On Saturday 17 December, unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3) resumed the delivery of climate efficient electricity to the Swedish grid, after successful and effective measures had been taken.

  • Temporary Operational Disturbance at Unit Oskarshamn 3

    Pressrelease Thursday, December 15, 2016

    On 15 December, the electricity delivery was temporarily stopped at unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3) due to an internal steam leak in the reactor building.

  • Unit Oskarshamn 3 Beats the Production Record – More than 10 TWh of Climate Efficient Electricity Delivered

    News Tuesday, December 13, 2016

    Unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3) beats the production record from 2015 and has to the present date in 2016 produced 10.1 billion kilowatt hours of climate efficient electricity for the Swedish industry and households.

  • Unit Oskarshamn 1 Resumes Operation after Tremendous Work Performed during the Temporary Shutdown

    Pressrelease Monday, December 12, 2016

    On Saturday 10 December, the delivery of climate efficient electricity to the Swedish grid was resumed at unit Oskarshamn 1 (O1) following the successful measures taken during a few days of operational interruption.

  • Unit Oskarshamn 3 Resumes Operation after Successful Measures Taken

    Pressrelease Friday, December 09, 2016

    Unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3) is since 8 December again delivering climate efficient electricity to the Swedish grid after a well performed core leak detection and detected fuel damage.

  • Unit Oskarshamn 1 Shut Down due to Valve Problems

    Pressrelease Monday, December 05, 2016

    On 3 December, the production at unit Oskarshamn 1 (O1) was shut down due to problems with a valve in the conventional turbine plant.

  • OKG Takes Measures to Handle Fuel Damage Before Winter Arrives

    Pressrelease Friday, November 25, 2016

    On the night before Sunday 27 November, the production will be temporarily shut down at unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3) in order to remedy minor fuel damage.

  • Three-year plan for further restructuring of OKG personnel

    News Monday, November 21, 2016

    In order to adjust the organisation for the long-term production of electricity, alongside responsible decommissioning, OKG hereby announces the need to reduce the number of personnel by 280 in the following three years.

  • O3 delivers electricity following a successful maintenance outage

    Pressrelease Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    On 28 June, Oskarshamn 3 (O3), one of the largest boiling water reactors in the world, could resume delivering climate-efficient and safe baseload power for the Swedish industry and homes after a successful maintenance outage.

  • Landmark in OKG improvement work

    Pressrelease Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    By revoking its decision on special supervision, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) demonstrates that the work on continual improvement by the OKG organisation has had good results. The overall assessment by SSM of activities in the past year indicates that the organisation has corrected flaws that the authority had pointed out previously.

  • Unit Oskarshamn 3 Ready for the Annual Outage

    Pressrelease Monday, May 30, 2016

    After an operating season characterized by monthly as well as annual production records, it is now time for the annual outage at unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3). This involves 25 days crammed with activities with focus on safety and quality in order to ensure stable electricity deliveries in 2016-2017.

  • Resumed Operation at Unit Oskarshamn 1 after Successful Outage

    Pressrelease Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    The annual outage at unit Oskarshamn 1 (O1) was completed on Saturday 14 May when synchronization to the offsite grid was performed, approximately one day earlier than previously stated in the original time schedule. However, the restart had to be suspended due to oil leakage on a flexible tube in the turbine equipment, and a leaking valve in the auxiliary condenser. The leakages have been remedied and the electricity production was resumed on the morning of 18 May.

  • Restart of Unit Oskarshamn 1 Postponed

    Pressrelease Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    The annual outage at unit Oskarshamn 1 was being completed on Saturday 14 May when the unit was synchronized to the offsite grid. However, the restart was suspended and the unit shut down for measures to be taken due to oil leakage on a flexible tube in the conventional turbine equipment and a leaking valve in the auxiliary condenser.

  • Oskarshamn 1 commences the first maintenance outage of 2016 at OKG

    Pressrelease Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    On Monday 28 March, Oskarshamn 1 (O1) left the outer grid for the annual maintenance outage, which will be its final outage period, following the decision to shut down the plant permanently in 2017.

  • Resumed Operation at Unit Oskarshamn 1

    Pressrelease Monday, February 29, 2016

    The operation at unit O1 was resumed on Sunday 28 February after nearly four days of downtime.

  • Scheduled Shutdown at Unit Oskarshamn 1

    Pressrelease Wednesday, February 24, 2016

    Due to steam and water leakage in the conventional turbine equipment, unit Oskarshamn 1 (O1) is scheduled to go offline in order for troubleshooting to be performed.

  • Oskarshamn 1 to go offline in 2017

    Pressrelease Tuesday, February 16, 2016

    Since October 14, a decision by the owner has been in place not to resume operations at Oskarshamn 2 (O2) and to commence the closure of Oskarshamn 1 (O1) some time during the 2017-2019 period. Today, OKG’s Board of Directors made the decision to decommission O1 in conjunction with the outage in 2017.

  • Prompt Adaptation of OKG’s Activities

    Pressrelease Monday, February 15, 2016

    The assessment of the resource needs brought about by the decision to shut down units O1 and O2 is now being supplemented by an extensive review of the activities as a whole. Purchase of goods and services is continuously reviewed in order to prevent that the competitiveness is undermined. The increasingly negative market prospects speed up the required adaptation of OKG's activities to present as well as future conditions.

  • 2015 – A Year of Anniversary Filled with Various Milestones

    Pressrelease Monday, January 04, 2016

    On 14 July 2015 the establishment of OKG turned 50 years and the year of anniversary 2015 came to be characterized by significant extremes. At the same time as unit Oskarshamn 1 (O1) as well as unit Oskarshamn 3 (O3) beat various kinds of production records, the company's owner came to the conclusion that the conditions of resuming the operation at the today fully safety upgraded unit Oskarshamn 2 (O2) are not sufficient.