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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has completed the segmentation of the reactor internals of units 1 and 2 at the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant in Sweden, fulfilling a contract awarded by plant operator OKG AB in December 2016. Large-scale dismantling and demolition of the two boiling water reactors will begin next year.

Date: Friday, 20 December 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Dismantling-of-Oskarshamn-reactor-internals-comple

Segmentation of the reactor vessel internals has begun at Sweden's Oskarshamn 2 boiling water reactor.

Date: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssegmentation-starts-at-oskarshamn-2-6153484

The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) has lifted its special supervision regime on OKG, the operator of the Oskarshamn NPP, according to a 1 July statement. The three-unit plant has been operating under special supervision since December 2012, after SSM decided that actions taken by OKG to address weaknesses related to five areas of safety culture identified in 2011 had been insufficient.

Date: Tuesday, 05 July 2016
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsswedish-regulator-lifts-special-supervision-at-oskarshamn-npp-4941367


Unit 1 at Sweden's Oskarshamn NPP will close permanently in mid 2017, owner OKG said on 17 February. OKG CEO Johan Dasht said this was best from an economic and safety perspective. The shutdown date will require approval from the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority and the local Land and Environment Court. In October, a majority of OKG's shareholders voted to close the reactor between 2017 and 2019, before the end of its technical lifetime, because continued operation would not be profitable. Oskarshamn 1, Sweden's oldest reactor, is a 473MWe boiling water reactor (BWR) that started up in 1972.

Date: Monday, 22 February 2016
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsoskarshamn-1-to-close-in-2017-4820313


The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (Strålsäkerhetsmyndigheten - SSM) has recommended that the operators of four reactors that will shut earlier than planned - Oskarshamn 1&2 and Ringhals 1&2 - should pay higher waste fees to ensure the waste fund is sufficient.

Date: Tuesday, 08 December 2015
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssweden-to-increase-waste-fees-for-utilities-4749047