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Nuclear Reactor Shut Unexpectedly

Nuclear Reactor Shut UnexpectedlyNuclear Reactor Shut Unexpectedly

Sweden's 878 megawatt (MW) Ringhals-1 nuclear power reactor was shut on Sunday due to an unexpected outage, its operator Vattenfall told the Nordic power bourse. The outage started at 0800 GMT and its likely duration was unknown. Sweden has 10 nuclear reactors which generate about 40 percent of electricity in the Nordic country, according to Reuters.