Nuclear Waste Management & Decommissioning
For more than 30 years, Fortum has been a forerunner in nuclear waste management. We have developed innovative solutions for radioactive liquid purification, waste solidification, interim storage of spent fuel and final disposal of low and intermediate level radioactive waste. We will be amongst the first nuclear power companies to start final disposal of used fuel.
Forerunner in nuclear waste management
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Reduced waste volumes and waste management costs
As both nuclear power plant and nuclear waste facility licensee and operator, we have unique experience in optimizing strategies and solutions for nuclear waste management. We can help our customers to significantly reduce the waste volumes and waste management costs at nuclear power plants by optimizing the entire process from waste collection to final disposal.
Expertise over nuclear waste lifecycle
We offer nuclear waste management solutions for new builds, operating nuclear power plants and plants under decommissioning. Tailored to customers' needs, the scope of our delivery can vary from small scale consultancy assignments to turnkey deliveries of waste management solutions.
Our nuclear waste management capability areas:
- Nuclear waste management strategies
- Safety engineering for nuclear waste facilities
- Liquid waste purification
- Waste solidification
- Interim storage of spent fuel
- Decommissioning waste management
- LILW disposal
- Final disposal of used fuel with Posiva
Our solutions for nuclear waste management:
Planning of Decommissioning
Nuclear power plant’s decommissioning costs are hundreds of millions per plant unit. Fortum’s advanced decommissioning concept realizes your potential for cost savings.
NURES® - Technology for Nuclide Removal
NURES® treats radioactive liquids to a higher purity and to a smaller waste volume than any competing organic or inorganic ion exchanger in the market.