Radioactive Waste Storage and Disposal
Loviisa nuclear radioactive waste repository

Services for Radioactive Waste Storage and Disposal

Fortum has developed innovative and reliable solutions for radioactive waste storages and repositories. In its fully-owned Loviisa NPP, Fortum has almost over 40 years of experience on designing and operating interim spent fuel storages and final disposal facility for low and intermediate-level radioactive waste. Additionally, Fortum will be amongst the first nuclear power companies to start the final disposal of spent fuel. By providing the waste storage and disposal related services we want to share our world-class expertise and help our customers to ensure the safe and economical waste management and final disposal of radioactive waste. See our product offering below and read more of our expertise.

Radioactive Waste Storage and Disposal expertise

Storage and Disposal

Radioactive Waste Storages

Fortum has strong capabil­ities to support customers with design of interim storage for spent nuclear fuel as well as for low-and-inter­me­diate level radioactive waste storages.

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Storage and Disposal

Radioactive Waste Disposal

As both nuclear power plant and nuclear waste facility licensee and operator, Fortum has unique experience in devel­oping safe and economical disposal solutions for different radioactive waste types.

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Comprehensive waste storage and disposal services

Fortum offers design and expert services for nuclear and industrial customers who need to ensure the safe treatment, storage and disposal of nuclear waste. We have wide experience from different types of interim storages and final disposal repositories. Regarding the final disposal we have been involved in both near-surface disposal, disposal of low-and-intermediate level waste as well as final disposal of spent nuclear fuel projects.

Reduced waste volumes and waste management costs

As both nuclear power plant and nuclear waste facility licensee and operator, we have unique experience in optimising strategies and solutions for radioactive waste management. We can help our customers to significantly reduce the waste volumes and waste management costs at nuclear power plants by optimising the entire process from waste collection to final disposal. Read more.

Expertise over the 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 storage and disposal capability areas

• Nuclear waste management strategies
• Safety engineering for nuclear waste facilities and repositories
• Long-term safety of the disposal
• Near-surface disposal at ground level or in caverns below ground level
• Interim storage of spent fuel
• Final disposal of spent fuel with Posiva (deep geological disposal)
• Nuclear decommissioning waste management
• Low and intermediate-level radioactive waste disposal

Antti Ketolainen

Senior Manager
Decommissioning and Waste
Tel: +358 40 751 8956
Antti [dot] V [dot] Ketolainen [at] fortum [dot] com

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