Largest remaining nuclear plant at Barsebäck to close
1 November 2004
The last remaining reactor in operation at Barsebäck 2, one of Sweden«s largest remaining nuclear plants, is to be closed down next year, following a cross-party political agreement. No date has been set for dismantling of the 600 MW plant,which has long been a subject of controversy. Sweden's stated aim is to close all its nuclear plant, with an intention for the country's entire electricity supply to come from renewables. The closure of Barsebäck 2 is regarded as more of a psychological step in the right direction, rather than an immediate boost for the fortunes of the wind market.
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