The OL3 EPR plant unit’s permission application for making the reactor critical and conducting low power tests has been submitted to the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority

8.12.2021

Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO), together with the plant supplier AREVA-Siemens consortium, has established that the OL3 EPR project has progressed faster than previously communicated. On this basis, TVO has submitted a permission application for making the reactor critical and conducting low power tests to the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority in Finland (STUK) today on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Once the permission has been granted, TVO will communicate its potential effects on the schedule for starting electricity production.