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Nuclear Power

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More than 35% of the energy is produced by 10 Nuclear reactors, previosly 12. They are spread out on 4 power stations:

  • Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant - 3 Pressurized Water Reactor, 1 Boiling Water Reactor, ~4,2 GW
  • Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant - 3 BWRs (One of them is also world's largest BWR), ~2,6 GW
  • Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant - 3 BWRs, ~3,2 GW
  • Barsebäck nuclear power plant - 2 BWRs (decommissioned due to political reasons), ~1,2 GW

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