Ringhals nuclear power plant

Ringhals nuclear power plant is the largest power plant in Scandinavia. We are situated on the west coast of Sweden, 60 kilometres south of Gothenburg.

Ringhals has four reactors - three pressurised water reactors and one boiling water reactor. In a normal year, Ringhals generates some 28 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity. This is approximately one fifth of Sweden's total electrical energy consumption.

Current production

Ringhals 1

Power reduction February 27 due to failure on a steamvalve. Power increase is planned March 2.

Ringhals 2

Outage is further delayed due to expanded maintenance work. Restart is planned in November.

Ringhals 3

Normal production.

Ringhals 4

Production at the new power level. A period of three weeks test program will be performed. 



Further information visit Nord Pool (på engelska).

Latest news

  • 2015-01-12 | Nyhet An average generation year for Ringhals

    2014 has been a good year for Ringhals. The four reactors generated a total of 24.6 TWh of electricity, which is equivalent to 18 per cent of Sweden's electricity consumption.

  • 2014-09-10 | Nyhet Ringhals has celebrated 40 years in operation

    August marked 40 years since the first electricity from Ringhals was fed into the grid. Celebrations included a jubilee seminar and a 40-metre cake in Varberg.

  • 2014-04-25 | Nyhet Inspection yields valuable results

    In March, Ringhals was visited by a team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), who investigated how Ringhals is preparing for safe and stable operation after expiry of the original intended lifespan of the plants – Long Term Operation (LTO). The inspection highlighted a number of good opportunities for making improvements.

  • 2014-03-04 | Nyhet Ringhals jubilee 2014

    Ringhals celebrates 40 years as an electricity supplier in 2014. The first kilowatt hour of electricity was generated at Ringhals in 1974. Since then the facility has generated no less than 775 billion kilowatt hours. This is enough to provide all the households in Sweden with electricity for over 30 years.

Senast uppdaterad: 2015-02-28 10:41