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Swedish, Finnish Atomic Reactors Operating at 62% Today

August 22, 2012

Fourteen Nordic nuclear reactors run by Vattenfall AB, EON AG, Fortum Oyj (FUM1V) and Teollisuuden Voima Oyj are producing at a combined capacity of 62 percent, unchanged from yesterday, according to data from company websites and calculations by Bloomberg.

Forsmark-1, Oskarshamn-1, Oskarshamn-3 and Ringhals-4 in Sweden and Loviisa-1 in Finland are out of service for maintenance or repairs, and the remaining nine are online.

The table below lists all units and their utilization rates based on latest available data. It shows current output and installed capacity in megawatts and utilization in percent.


UNIT         CURRENT OUTPUT  UTILIZATION   INSTALLED CAPACITY
----         --------------  -----------   ------------------
Forsmark-1          0               0                984
Forsmark-2        958              96                996
Forsmark-3      1,113              95              1,170
Oskarshamn-1        0               0                473
Oskarshamn-2      589              92                638
Oskarshamn-3        0               0              1,400
Ringhals-1        862             100                865
Ringhals-2        767              89                865
Ringhals-3      1,010              96              1,047
Ringhals-4          0               0                940
Olkiluoto-1       855              97                880
Olkiluoto-2       857              97                880
Loviisa-1 *         0               0                496
Loviisa-2 *       485              99                496
                -----             ---             ------
TOTAL           7,496              62             12,130

*Data for Loviisa reactors were not available on Fortum’s website. Figures are an estimate based on real-time production from transmission system operator Fingrid Oyj.

To contact the reporter on this story: Torsten Fagerholm in Helsinki at tfagerholm@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Lars Paulsson at lpaulsson@bloomberg.net


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