The power plant at Kårstø (source: Naturkraft)
Background for the audit
The gas power plant at Kårstø is the first plant of this type to be started up in Norway. This type of plant is a priority area in our supervisory activities. Naturkraft is a new player in this field.
Purpose of the audit
The purpose of the audit was to review and follow up Naturkraft's systems for achieving a safe start-up of the plant. The audit covered topics such as commissioning, preparation for start-up and how the operating organization had prepared for taking over responsibility for the plant.
Result of the audit
No non-conformities in relation to the regulatory regulations were identified in the areas covered by the audit, but some improvement items were identified.
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