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 operation.

Ringhals 2

Normal operation.

Ringhals 3

Normal operation.

Ringhals 4
Normal operation.


During normal operation, temporary adjustments of power can be made depending on demand of electricity.

For further information, visit Nord Pool.

Latest news

  • 2017-11-17 | Nyhet Vattenfall invests in Ringhals upgrade

    Ringhals AB's Board of Directors and Vattenfall's Board of Directors have taken the decision to invest in independent core cooling in reactors 3 and 4 at the power plant. With this investment, totalling around SEK 900 million, the Ringhals nuclear power plant is now being prepared for planned long-term operation beyond the year 2020.

  • 2016-01-20 | Nyhet Ringhals' annual generation 2015

    Ringhals' annual generation amounted to 21.1 TWh in 2015. This is equivalent to about 15% of total electricity consumption in Sweden.

  • 2015-10-15 | Nyhet R1 and R2 in operation until 2020 and 2019

    At the extraordinary general meeting held today in Ringhals AB, it has been decided to end operation of Ringhals 2 in 2019 and Ringhals 1 in 2020, in connection with the yearly outages.

  • 2015-09-04 | Nyhet Limited investments mean shorter operating time for reactors

    Investments in Ringhals' two oldest reactors will be limited, which means that Ringhals 1 and 2 will be in operation until 2020 at the latest.

Senast uppdaterad: 2017-11-17 15:20