The Crown Princess visits Oskarshamn

CEO of OKG Johan Svenningsson explains about Reactor Room 3 to The Crown Princess. Photo: Luise Guse

The Crown Princess with CEO of OKG Johan Svenningsson and Operations Manager at SKB Susanne Andersson. Photo: Luise Guse

The Crown Princess and the County Governor visit Clab, the central interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel, in Oskarshamn. Photo: Björn Wanhatalo/TT

The Crown Princess and the County Governor visit Clab, the central interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel, in Oskarshamn. Photo: Björn Wanhatalo/TT

The Crown Princess with County Governor Stefan Carlsson, Rural Director John Winroth and County Director Malin Almqvist. Photo: royalcourt.se

On Thursday 27 March, The Crown Princess visited OKG's nuclear power plant in Oskarshamn and Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB's central interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel, Clab. The day in Oskarshamn was one of a series of visits by The Crown Princess within the field of energy.

During the coach journey from Kalmar to Oskarshamn, The Crown Princess heard about the development of Kalmar County and its future issues, green industries and energy issues from County Governor Stefan Carlsson, Rural Director John Winroth and County Director Malin Almqvist.

During the visit to OKG, The Crown Princess learnt more about the company's operations and was given a tour of the reactor room and Reactor O3.

The day concluded with a guided tour of Clab, the central interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel, where The Crown Princess saw the interim storage basins.

Over the course of the past year, The Crown Princess has carried out a number of visits within the field of energy. These included a visit to Uppsalaexternal link, opens in new window, where The Crown Princess learnt about wave power, Skogsberget Wind Farm and the bioDME plant in Piteåexternal link, opens in new window, Varberg Energi'sexternal link, opens in new window new district heating plant and Händelöverket, E.On's combined power and heating plant in Norrköpingexternal link, opens in new window.