The Olkiluoto 3 Reactor:
Europe’s most powerful nuclear reactor, The Olkiluoto 3 reactor has completed its test phase in Finland.
- The Olkiluoto 3 reactor is an EPR (European Pressurized Water Reactor).
- It is the first new-generation EPR, or European Pressurized Reactor, plant to have gone online in Europe.
- It is located in Finland and built by the French-led Areva-Siemens consortium.
- It is the most powerful nuclear reactor in Europe with capacity of generating 1,600 megawatts.
- Its Construction began in 2005.
- It covers approximately 14% of Finland’s electricity demand.