Leading Nordic power supplier Axpo announced that due to a malfunction in the non-nuclear part of the plant, a reactor shutdown of KKB 2 occurred this morning. The plant was in safe condition at all times. The malfunction has been rectified. The plant will be brought back online after coordination with ENSI. Due to a faulty measurement signal in the non-nuclear part of the plant, there was a turbine shutdown today and subsequently a reactor shutdown at in unit 2 of the Beznau nuclear power plant KKB. The plant responded according to design and was in a safe condition at all times. The supervisory authority ENSI and other authorities were informed in accordance with regulations. Following a safety-oriented root cause analysis, the technical experts at KKB replaced the affected components and rectified the malfunction. After coordination with the supervisory authority, KKB will bring the plant back online.