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TVO shuts down Olkiluoto 3 reactor (1.6 GW) amid failure

(Montel) Finland’s 1.6 GW Olkiluoto 3 nuclear reactor was taken offline at 12:35 CET due to a fault, operator TVO said on Wednesday.

The reactor was expected to stay offline for around eight hours, it added in a statement.

The outage comes on a day with cold weather and high power prices, with Finnish spot for Wednesday settling at EUR 127.39/MWh, up from EUR 37.64/MWh the day before.