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Nuclear Safety Cooperation

U4.01/09 - B: Disposal concepts for radioactive waste in Ukraine

Status
Closed
Ukraine
Benefitting Zone
Eastern Europe
€ 1,823,160.00
EU Contribution
Contracted in 2012
INSC
Programme
Instrument for Nuclear Safety Cooperation

Details

Type of activity

Waste Management

Nature

Services

Contracting authority

European Commission

Method of Procurement

(FR2007) Restricted Call for Tender - External Actions

Duration

26/10/2012 - 25/09/2016

Contractor

BGE TECHNOLOGY GMBH

Project / Budget year

Nuclear Safety Operations - Action Programme 2009 - Ukraine / 2009

Objectives

Project purpose is to propose and develop suitable generic conceptual designs of disposal facilities, construct generic safety assessments and develop preliminary waste acceptance criteria for the disposal of radioactive waste, including:

  • Vitrified high-level radioactive waste (reprocessed nuclear fuel);
  • Spent nuclear fuel that is not to be reprocessed;
  • Fuel containing masses from Shelter object;
  • Waste of the VVER-1000 nuclear fuel production from the Ukrainian nuclear fuel production plant;
  • Long-lived low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste1;
  • High-level radioactive waste1;
  • Disused sealed radiation sources;
  • Salt cakes from NPPs
  • Waste generated as a result of production and processing of uranium ore;
  • Very low-level radioactive waste, if this category is to be included into the new scheme of waste classification in Ukraine.

The proposed conceptual designs shall be justified on the basis of (1) adequate radiological safety for the environment and future human generations (who shall be protected to at least the same level as the present generation) and (2) cost- effectiveness.