Member access

4-Traders Homepage  >  Shares  >  Xetra  >  E.ON SE    EOAN   DE000ENAG999

E.ON SE (EOAN)

122
SummaryQuotesChart AnalysisNewsAnalysisCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 

E.ON AG : Explosives Found in Truck Entering Swedish Nuclear Power Site

06/21/2012 | 01:55am US/Eastern
Recommend:
0
   By Dominic Chopping 
 

STOCKHOLM--Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall AB said late Wednesday that it has found suspected explosives in a truck that was trying to enter its Ringhals nuclear power facility in south west Sweden.

In a statement, the company said staff found the suspect material when carrying out normal security checks, with a sniffer dog confirming the vehicle was carrying explosives.

Police are present at the scene and the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority have raised the level of protection at the site as a precaution, though the company stressed that the discovered object could not have caused any serious harm.

Swedish police bomb technicians also said there is no risk of an explosion as there was no ignition device present. "The assessment is that the situation is under control," said police spokesman Lars Grimbeck.

Other nuclear stations in the country have raised their security level.

No injuries have been reported and police patrols have been stepped up at the site.

Ringhals nuclear power plant is the largest power plant in Scandinavia and its four reactors produce about 20% of all electricity in Sweden. It is owned by Vattenfall and the Swedish arm of Germany's E.ON (EOAN.XE).

-Write to Dominic Chopping at dominic.chopping@dowjones.com

Recommend :
0
React to this article
Latest news on E.ON SE
4d ago RWE's net profit to stabilise at lower level, CEO says
4d ago RWE sees net income stabilising at lower levels after 2014
6d ago E ON SE : German utilities could receive 2.2 billion euros in tax refunds - cour..
6d ago E ON SE : .ON wlcoms dcision by Hamburg Financ Court
6d ago E ON SE : english (DGAP DD)
04/11DJE.ON, HSH Nordbank Exit Sahara Green Power Project
04/11 E ON SE : German E.ON company decided to strengthen its relationships with SOCAR
04/10 E ON SE : Installation support vessel “Siem Moxie” christened in Ham..
04/09 NORWEGIAN ENERGY ASA : Noreco Starts Drilling on Verdande Prospect
04/08 Pricing probe threatens Britain's liberal energy market
Advertisement
Chart
Duration : Period :
E.ON SE Technical Analysis Chart | EOAN | DE000ENAG999 | 4-Traders
Income Statement Evolution
E.ON SE : Income Statement Evolution
More Financials
Dynamic quotes  
ON
| OFF