List of power stations in Sweden

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The following page lists all the power stations in Sweden. For traction power, see List of installations for 15 kV AC railway electrification in Sweden.

Nuclear[edit]

Name Site Coordinates Type Capacity (MW) Operational Current status Manufacturer
Barsebäck 1 Barsebäckshamn 55°44′35″N 12°55′18″E / 55.7431477°N 12.9215634°E / 55.7431477; 12.9215634 (Barsebäck nuclear power plant, Unit 1) BWR 630 1975–1999 shut down ASEA-Atom
Barsebäck 2 Barsebäckshamn 55°44′39″N 12°55′13″E / 55.7442891°N 12.9202116°E / 55.7442891; 12.9202116 (Barsebäck nuclear power plant, Unit 1) BWR 630 1977–2005 shut down ASEA-Atom
Forsmark 1 Forsmark 60°24′20″N 18°09′41″E / 60.4055082°N 18.161366°E / 60.4055082; 18.161366 (Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1) BWR 1,018 1980– operational ASEA-Atom
Forsmark 2 Forsmark 60°24′14″N 18°10′24″E / 60.4039663°N 18.1734252°E / 60.4039663; 18.1734252 (Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 2) BWR 960 1981– operational ASEA-Atom
Forsmark 3 Forsmark 60°24′10″N 18°10′31″E / 60.4027529°N 18.1751633°E / 60.4027529; 18.1751633 (Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 3) BWR 1,230 1985– operational ASEA-Atom
Oskarshamn 1 Figeholm 57°24′45″N 16°39′59″E / 57.4125816°N 16.6665065°E / 57.4125816; 16.6665065 (Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1) BWR 500 1972–2017 shut down ASEA-Atom
Oskarshamn 2 Figeholm 57°24′46″N 16°40′04″E / 57.4127029°N 16.6677833°E / 57.4127029; 16.6677833 (Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 2) BWR 630 1975– operational ASEA-Atom
Oskarshamn 3 Figeholm 57°24′58″N 16°40′23″E / 57.4160947°N 16.6731369°E / 57.4160947; 16.6731369 (Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 3) BWR 1,450 1985– operational ASEA-Atom
Ringhals 1 Gloppe 57°15′43″N 12°06′41″E / 57.2619884°N 12.111311°E / 57.2619884; 12.111311 (Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1) BWR 860 1976– operational ASEA-Atom
Ringhals 2 Gloppe 57°15′39″N 12°06′46″E / 57.2607119°N 12.1126628°E / 57.2607119; 12.1126628 (Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 2) PWR 870 1975– operational Westinghouse Electric Company
Ringhals 3 Gloppe 57°15′29″N 12°06′25″E / 57.2579615°N 12.106998°E / 57.2579615; 12.106998 (Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 3) PWR 920 1981– operational Westinghouse Electric Company
Ringhals 4 Gloppe 57°15′24″N 12°06′31″E / 57.2566501°N 12.1085215°E / 57.2566501; 12.1085215 (Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 4) PWR 910 1983– operational Westinghouse Electric Company

Thermal non-nuclear[edit]

Station Site Coordinates Capacity (MW) Status Type of fuel
Stärnö Power Station Karlshamn 58°05′10″N 14°50′01″E / 58.086229°N 14.8336351°E / 58.086229; 14.8336351 (Stärnö Power Station) 1020 Used as reserve Fuel Oil
Stenungsund Power Station Stenungsund 56°09′08″N 11°50′38″E / 56.1522609°N 11.843779°E / 56.1522609; 11.843779 (Stenungsund Power Station) 820 Two machines are used as reserve grid power Fuel Oil
Bråvalla Power Station Norrköping Unknown 220 Decommissioned Fuel Oil
Öresund Power Station Malmö 55°37′33.61″N 13°2′18.67″E / 55.6260028°N 13.0385194°E / 55.6260028; 13.0385194 (Öresund Power Station) 440 Operational Natural Gas

Hydroelectric[edit]

Station Site Coordinates Capacity (MW) Status Notes River
Älvkarleby Hydroelectric Power Station Älvkarleby 60°33′50″N 17°26′32″E / 60.5638178°N 17.442137°E / 60.5638178; 17.442137 (Älvkarleby Hydroelectric Power Station) 126 Operational 2nd largest on the river Dal River
Hojum Hydroelectric Power Station Trollhättan 58°16′49″N 12°16′43″E / 58.2803547°N 12.2787452°E / 58.2803547; 12.2787452 (Hojum Hydroelectric Power Station) 170 Operational Largest in Götaland Göta älv
Juktan Pumped-Storage Hydroelectric Power Station[1] Gunnam 64°57′37″N 17°34′47″E / 64.9601851°N 17.5798416°E / 64.9601851; 17.5798416 (Juktan Pumped-Storage Hydroelectric Power Station) 334 Operational - Juktån
Letten Pumped-Storage Hydroelectric Power Station Värmland 60°42′38″N 12°40′26″E / 60.71065°N 12.67385°E / 60.71065; 12.67385 (Letten Pumped-Storage Hydroelectric Power Station) 36 Operational PHS Letten
Olidan Hydroelectric Power Station Trollhättan 58°16′30″N 12°16′21″E / 58.2750011°N 12.2725332°E / 58.2750011; 12.2725332 (Olidan Hydroelectric Power Station) 130 Operational One of the oldest in the country Göta älv
Porjus Hydroelectric Power Station Porjus 66°57′15″N 19°47′46″E / 66.9542809°N 19.7960758°E / 66.9542809; 19.7960758 (Porjus Hydroelectric Power Station) 480 Operational 3rd largest in Sweden Lule River
Harsprånget Hydroelectric power station Harsprånget 66°53′06″N 19°48′53″E / 66.885°N 19.8148°E / 66.885; 19.8148 (Harsprånget Hydroelectric power station) 977 Operational Largest in Sweden Lule River
Stornorrfors Hydroelectric power station Norrfors 63°31′08″N 20°21′36″E / 63.519°N 20.36°E / 63.519; 20.36 (Stornorrfors Hydroelectric power station) 599 Operational 2nd largest in Sweden Ume River
Messaure Messaure 66°24′36″N 20°12′00″E / 66.410°N 20.20°E / 66.410; 20.20 (Messaure) 460 Operational 101 m dam Lule River
Letsi Letsi 66°30′16″N 20°23′02″E / 66.5045°N 20.3838°E / 66.5045; 20.3838 (Letsi Hydroelectric power station) 456 Operational First and largest in the river Lesser Lule River
Kilforsen Kilforsen 63°19′28″N 16°27′15″E / 63.3244°N 16.4542°E / 63.3244; 16.4542 (Kilforsen) 415 Operational 6th largest in Sweden Fjällsjö River
Trängslet Dam Trängslet 61°22′48″N 13°43′48″E / 61.3800°N 13.7300°E / 61.3800; 13.7300 (Trängslet) 330 Operational Highest dam in Sweden, 120 m Dal River

Note; There are perhaps a thousand more hydroelectric plants not listed here, but these are among the biggest. Today, there are 46 stations at 100 MW and over, 18 at 200 MW and over, 6 at 400 MW and over, and 2 over 500 MW.

Wind farms[edit]

Farm Capacity (MW) Turbines Municipality Coordinates Type Commissioned
Aapua Wind Farm 10 7 Övertorneå, Norrbotten 66°51′45″N 23°32′14″E / 66.86250°N 23.53722°E / 66.86250; 23.53722 (Aapua Wind Farm) Onshore 2005
Blaiken[2][3][4] 250 100 Arjeplog, Norrbotten Onshore 2011–2015
Falkenberg 11 15 Falkenberg, Halland Onshore  
Fjällberget[5] 10 5 Ludvika Dalarna Onshore 2006
Hedagården-Tågarp wind park 9 6 Svalöv, Skåne Onshore  
Hedboberget 18 9   Onshore 2008
Hornberg Wind Farm 10 5 Malå, Västerbotten Onshore 2007
Jädraås[6] 203 66 Ockelbo, Gävleborg Onshore 2013
Landskrona 7 12 Landskrona, Skåne    
Lillgrund Wind Farm 110 48 Malmö, Skåne 55°31′N 12°47′E / 55.517°N 12.783°E / 55.517; 12.783 (Lillgrund Wind Farm) Offshore 2007
Långå Wind Farm 10 5 Härjedalen, Jämtland Onshore  
Lärbro 9 10 Gotland, Gotland    
Mungseröd wind park 9 6 Tanum, Västra Götaland    
Näs 72 38 Gotland, Gotland    
Råshön Wind Farm 10 7 Krokom, Jämtland Onshore  
Slite 11 12 Gotland, Gotland    
Stora Istad Wind Farm 10 5 Borgholm, Kalmar Onshore 2007
Utgrunden 10 7        
Yttre Stengrund 10 5       2001; Decommissioned in 2015
Älmhult power farm (formerly Kastlösa) 9 16        
Bliekavare[7]   18   Onshore  
Bondön[7]   14        
Brattön[7]   10        
Dragaliden[8] 24 12     Onshore 2010
Gabrielsberget[7]   40     Onshore 2012
Glötesvålen[7]   30     Onshore  
Gässlingegrund[7]   10        
Havsnäs Wind Farm 95 48     Onshore 2009
Hud/Kil[7]   10        
Markbygden Wind Farm 4,000 1,100 Piteå, Norrbotten County 65°25′N 20°40′E / 65.417°N 20.667°E / 65.417; 20.667 (Markbygden Wind Farm) Onshore 2020
Rautirova[7]   19     Onshore  
Råshön wind farm 2 1 Krokom, Jämtland   Onshore 2010
Sjisjka[7]   30     Onshore  
Storrun[7] 30 12 Krokum   Onshore 2009
Saxberget[7]   17     Onshore  
Skottarevet[7]   30        
Säliträdberget[7]   8     Onshore  
Uljaboda[7] 10        

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "Fortum to partner in one of Europe's biggest onshore wind farm projects with 40% holding" (Press release). Fortum. 2010-08-31. Retrieved 2010-08-31.
  4. ^ "Fortum Buys 40% Stake In Blaiken Wind Power Project". The Wall Street Journal. Dow Jones Newswires. 2010-08-31. Retrieved 2010-08-31.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-06-26. Retrieved 2008-01-02.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-02. Retrieved 2015-11-02.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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  8. ^ Berglund, Anton. "HTTP 404 Not Found - Svevind". www.svevind.se. Retrieved 22 April 2018.

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