Sweden Shuts Down Largest Nuclear Power Plant Reactor

According to Swedish media, the largest reactor at a Swedish nuclear power facility was shut down on Wednesday due to a turbine breakdown.

NPP spokeswoman Desiree Liljeval said that « Reactor No. 3 at Oskarshamn (nuclear power plant) has been disconnected from the electrical grid owing to a turbine shutdown. Troubleshooting continues. »

Sweden has three nuclear power stations with six operational reactors, according to the Associated Press. With a 1,400 megawatt capacity, Oskarshamn’s third reactor is the biggest.

source: apnews.com

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