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

Normal production. 

Ringhals 2

Outage. Restart is planned 30 September.

Ringhals 3

Normal production.

Ringhals 4

Outage. Restart is planned 9 October. 


Further information visit Nordpool (på engelska).

Latest news

  • 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.

  • 2014-02-07 | Nyhet A good production year for Ringhals in 2013

    Ringhals can look back at a calm and stable year of production. In total, 26.7 TWh of electricity was generated, making 2013 the third best production year in Ringhals' history.

  • 2013-06-03 | Nyhet Vattenfall wants to buy more land at Ringhals

    More land will be needed at Ringhals in the future, irrespective of whether nuclear power is decommissioned or whether Vattenfall chooses to invest in replacement reactors in Sweden.
    Landowners in the vicinity of Ringhals have been contacted but the decision on whether or not to build will not be made for at least eight years.

Senast uppdaterad: 2013-10-16 12:52