Forerunner in nuclear waste management

Fortum awarded contract for decommissioning of VTT's nuclear research reactor in Finland

Services for Nuclear and Radioactive Waste Management

For more than 30 years, Fortum has been a forerunner in nuclear waste management. We have developed innovative solutions for radioactive liquid purification and waste solidification as well as gained hands on experience in waste management. Fortum provides products and services in regards to Nuclear waste. Read more about our offerings below and contact our experts for more information.

Our expertise

Nuclear waste management in Loviisa nuclear power plant

Nuclear Waste Management

Nuclear and Radioactive Waste Management, Planning and Optimisation

Fortum offers optimisation of nuclear waste management practises in a numerous areas.

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Fortum Riihimäki employee at Waste treatment

Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste

Waste Management in Decommissioning

Decommissioning waste management is the key to a successful decommissioning project. Fortum has unique knowledge of treatment and handling of activated and contaminated nuclear waste.

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VLJ luola waste repostpries decommissioning at Loviisa

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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Our products

Fortum LOKIT solidification plant


LOCKIT® – Nuclear Waste Solid­i­fi­cation

Fortum’s waste solid­i­fi­cation technology (LOCKIT®) enables cost effective solutions for low- and inter­me­diate- level waste solid­i­fi­cation.

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BORES® – Liquid Waste Treatment

Customisable solutions for separation of boron from radioactive liquids.

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NURES® – Liquid Waste Treatment

Customisable solutions for purification of radioactive liquid waste through use of highly selective ion exchange materials.

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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 optimising 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 optimising the entire process from waste collection to final disposal.

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.

Low and intermediate level waste repository at Loviisa npp.

Our nuclear waste management capability areas:

• Liquid waste purification
• Waste solidification
• Nuclear waste management strategies
• Nuclear decommissioning waste management
• Safety engineering for nuclear waste facilities
• Testing and piloting

Antti Ketolainen, Nuclear Services

Antti Ketolainen

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

Nuclear power

We offer services for the whole life-cycle of nuclear power plants