Ringhals nuclear power plant

Ringhals nuclear power plant has two pressurised water reactors and produces around 17 TWh in a normal year. 

We are situated on the west coast of Sweden, 60 kilometers south of Gothenburg.

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.

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

Requirements and guidelines for testing external personnel carrying out work at Ringhals & Forsmark's facilities:

Based on the requirements and recommendations issued by the government and the Public Health Agency of Sweden concerning entry into Sweden, Ringhals and Forsmark nuclear powerplants has decided that the following guidelines will apply until further notice:

These guidelines have been calibrated between Ringhals and Forsmark.

  • External personnel who will be working at Ringhals and Forsmark’s plants and are arriving from another country must be able to present a negative COVID-19 test in accordance with an approved testing method when entering Sweden. Anyone coming into Sweden must be able to present a negative COVID-19 test taken no longer than 48 hours previously. This is a requirement from the government.

  • External personnel who will be working at Ringhals and Forsmark’s plants, who are arriving from another country and are permitted to work at the plant must take a new COVID-19 test in accordance with an approved testing method 5 days after arriving in the country. Random samples may be taken afterwards.

  • External personnel who will be working at Ringhals and Forsmark’s plants must be able to present a certificate of complete COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test in accordance with an approved test method upon entry to the plant. The test must not be
    taken more than 48 hours previously.

  • External personnel who are not arriving from another country and who are permitted to work at Ringhals and Forsmark must take a new COVID-19 test in accordance with an approved testing method 4-6 days after arrival at the plant. Random samples may be taken
    afterwards. Point 4 does not apply to personnel who can present a full COVID-19 vaccinationcertificate.

  • Exemptions from current guidelines can only be granted by the CEO/deputy CEO.

Study visits and guided tours are canceled until further notice.

More information
Swedish Public Health Agency
Information from Public healthcare

About Ringhals

The nuclear power plant has two pressurised water reactors and produces around 17 TWh in a normal year. 

Current production

Ringhals 1: Shutdown after 44 years of fossil-free electricity generation.
Ringhals 2: Shutdown after 44 years of fossil-free electricity generation.
Ringhals 3: Normal production.
Ringhals 4: Normal production.

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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FAQ

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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Find contact details and information about visits to Ringhals nuclear power plant.