Ringhals nuclear power plant

Ringhals nuclear power plant is one of the largest power plants in Sweden.

We are situated on the west coast of Sweden, 60 kilometres south of Gothenburg. Ringhals has three reactors – two pressurised water reactors and one boiling water reactor – which produce around 23 TWh in a normal year. This is approximately one sixth of Sweden's total electrical energy consumption.

Ringhals guidelines due to covid-19

Ringhals follows Vattenfall and the authorities' guidelines, and works actively to limit the spread of the covid-19 corona virus. Actions are made to ensure our ability to safely produce electricity in both short and long term.

For a start, stay at home with flu-like symptoms. If you have symptoms of influenza – do not enter Ringhals.

  • For flu-like symptoms:
    Stay at home.
  • After recovering from illness with flu-like symptoms:
    Stay at home until you are fully healthy, plus another 48 hours. If you have lack of smell or taste, stay at home for seven days even if you feel fully healthy.
  • Always wash your hands before meals and after using bathrooms
    Wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds. Wash your wrists, back of hands, fingers and nails.

All employees and consultants must follow Ringhals and Vattenfall precautions and guidelines

Study visits and guided tours are canceled until further notice.

About Ringhals

The nuclear power plant is one of the few in the world to have both boiling water and pressurised water reactors.

Current production

Ringhals 1: Coast down, final shutdown December 31.
Ringhals 2: Shutdown after 44 years of fossil-free electricity generation.
Ringhals 3: Normal production.
Ringhals 4: Shut down due to maintenance issue.

This indicates current operation and production at Ringhals. The chart is regularly updated with current operational data, see time indication. The text is updated during office hours. During normal operation, temporary adjustments of power can be made depending on demand of electricity.

Contractors and consultants

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Before you can come and work at Ringhals, we need several certificates from you.

People participating in training at Ringhals

You must complete certain courses to gain access to and work at Ringhals.

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See the answers to some frequently asked questions by consultants at Ringhals.

Agreements and requirements

Read and download PAKT documents, requirements for electrical equipment and agreements that apply to contractors at Ringhals.

Accommodation and leisure time

Those working at Ringhals have a variety of accommodation options and ample opportunities for physical exercise.

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