News concerning Olkiluoto 3

News concerning Olkiluoto 3

On 17 January 2002 government made a Decision in Principle of TVO's Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant project, and the Finnish Parliament confirmed it on 24 May 2002. STUK has overseen the project since beginning and publicly informed its findings and decisions.

This page lists the translations of STUK's news concerning Olkiluoto 3 from 2005–2011. Since 2014 the news are found in press releases and webnews in the what's new section.

Release date Press release / Webnews
24/01/2005 No safety-related obstacles for construction permit for nuclear power plant
12/07/2006 Insufficient guidance of subcontractors’ work in Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant project
13/10/2006 STUK approves the response of TVO with certain reservations
12/09/2007 The containment steel liner weld of Olkiluoto 3 will be repaired
20/08/2008 Welding work has been carried out appropriately at OL3
02/07/2009 STUK requests further clarification of the automation system design for the Olkiluoto 3 project
15/10/2009 STUK notices deficiencies in the welding of pipes at Olkiluoto
20/10/2009 Pipe welding at the OL3 construction site allowed to continue
04/06/2010 Designing of automation is proceeding in the Olkiluoto 3 project
02/08/2010 Repair welds detected in OL3 main coolant pipes have no safety significance
30/06/2011 The procurement of the emergency diesel generators (EDG) for the Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant unit has been investigated



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