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Decommissioning of Nuclear Installations

|Overview

|European regulatory aspects of decommissioning of nuclear installations

|Review of work on the preparation of a Commission Communication on decommissioning

|Decommissioning status of shutdown nuclear installations in the EU

|Forecast shutdown dates for nuclear power plants in the EU new member states and candidate countries

|Shutdown nuclear power plants in the New Independent States


Decommissioning status of shutdown nuclear installations in the EU

Table extracted from the Fourth Report from the Commission on the Present Situation and Prospects for Radioactive Waste Management in the  European Union, annex to COM(98)799 - refer to: Legislation - Commission Communications. Information updated in March 2003

Description of terms used in table

AUSTRIA

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

No decommissioning activities in Austria

BELGIUM

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

BR3 MOL

PWR

1962-87

-3

Small power reactor
EUROCHEMIC (Dessel)

-

1965-80

-3

Reprocessing plant

DENMARK

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

DR-2

DR

1959-1975

2

Building re-used
Hot cells

-

1964-1990

2

Building re-used

FINLAND

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

No decommissioning activities in Finland

FRANCE

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

G1 MARCOULE

GCR

1956-68

3*

Small power reactor
G2 MARCOULE

GCR

1959-80

-2

Small power reactor
G3 MARCOULE

GCR

1960-84

-2

Small power reactor
BUGEY

GCR

1972-94

-2

Large power reactor
CHINON-A1

GCR

1963-73

1,a

Small power reactor
CHINON-A2

GCR

1965-85

-2

Large power reactor
CHINON-A3

GCR

1966-90

-2

Large power reactor
CHOOZ A

PWR

1967-91

-2

Large power reactor
St LAURENT A1

GCR

1969-90

-2

Large power reactor
St LAURENT A2

GCR

1971-92

-2

Large power reactor
EL 4 Monts d’Arrée

HWR

1969-90

-3*

Small power reactor
EL 2 SACLAY

HWR

1952-65

3*

Small power reactor
EL 3 SACLAY

HWR

1957-79

3*

Small power reactor
PEGASE Cadarache

PWR

1963-74

3,b

Small power reactor
RAPSODIE Cadarache

FBR

1967-83

-2

Small power reactor
TRITON Fontenay

PR

1959-82

3

Small power reactor
MELUSINE Grenoble

PR

1958-88

-2

Small power reactor
MINERVE Saclay

LW-PR

1954-76

3*

Small power reactor
ZOE Fontenay

HW

1948-75

3,a

Small power reactor
NEREIDE Fontenay

LW-PR

1959-82

3

Small power reactor
PEGGY Cadarache

GCR

1961-75

3

Small power reactor
CESAR Cadarache

-

1964-74

3

Critical Assembly
MARIUS Cadarache

-

1960-83

3

Critical Assembly
ELAN II B La Hague

-

1970-73

-2

Source fabrication plant
ELAN II A La Hague

-

1968-70

3*

Pilot plant for Elan II B
AT 1 La Hague

-

1969-79

3*

Fuel reprocessing plant
PIVER Marcoule

-

1966-80

3,c

Waste vitrification plant
ATTILA

-

1968-75

-1*

Dry processing pilot cell
RM 2

-

1964-85

-2*

Radiometallurgy lab,13 cells
BUILDING 19 Fontenay

-

1957-84

3*

Plutonium metallurgy
SUPERPHENIX

FBR

1986-98

-1

Large power reactor

GERMANY

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

HDR Grosswelzheim

BWR

1970-71

-3

Large power reactor
KKN Niederaichbach

HWR

1973-74

-3

Large power reactor
KRB A Gundremmingen

BWR

1967-77

-3

Large power reactor
KWL Lingen

BWR

1968-77

2

Large power reactor
MZFR Karlsruhe

HWR

1966-84

-3

Large power reactor
VAK Kahl

BWR

1962-85

-3

Large power reactor
AVR Jülich

HTR

1969-88

-1

Large power reactor
THTR 300 Hamm-Uentrop

HTR

1987-88

-1

Large power reactor
KKR Rheinsberg

PWR

1966-90

-3

Large power reactor
KGR 1 Greifswald

PWR

1974-90

-3

Large power reactor
KGR 2 Greifswald

PWR

1975-90

-3

Large power reactor
KGR 3 Greifswald

PWR

1978-90

-3

Large power reactor
KGR 4 Greifswald

PWR

1979-90

-3

Large power reactor
KGR 5 Greifswald

PWR

1989-90

-3

Large power reactor
KNK-II Karslruhe

FBR

1979-91

-2

Large power reactor
KWW Wurgassen

PWR

1975-94

0

Large power reactor
Otto-Hahn ship reactor

PWR

1968-79

3

Small power reactor
FR-2 Karlsruhe

HWR

1961-86

2

Small power reactor
FRJ-1 Merlin Jülich

PR

1962-85

-2

Small power reactor
RFR Rossendorf

PR

1957-91

-3

Small power reactor
FRN TRIGA III Neuherberg

TRIGA

1972-82

2

Small power reactor
FRF-2 Frankfurt

TRIGA

1977-83

2

Small power reactor
FRG-2 Geesthacht

PR

1963-95

-3

Small power reactor
Nukem Hanau

-

1962-88

-3

Fuel fabrication plant
WAK Karlsruhe

-

1971-90

-3

Reprocessing plant
HOBEG Hanau

-

1962-88

-3

Fuel fabrication plant
Siemens Brennelementwerk Hanau

-

1968-91

0

Uranium/MOX fuel fabrication plant
SNEAK - - - Fast critical assembly
SNR

FBR

- - Small power reactor

GREECE

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

No decommissioning activities in Greece

IRELAND

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

No decommissioning activities in Ireland

ITALY

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

GARIGLIANO

BWR

1964-78

-2

Large power reactor
LATINA

GCR

1963-86

-2

Large power reactor
CAORSO

BWR

1978-86

-1

Large power reactor
TRINO

PWR

1964-87

-1

Large power reactor
AVOGADRO Compes

PR

1959-71

2,b

Small reactor plant
ISPRA-1 (EU)

HWR

1958-74

-2

Small reactor plant
Galileo Galilei,Cisam,Pisa

PR

1963-80

2

Small reactor plant
ESSOR Ispra (EU)

HWR

1967-83

-2

Small reactor plant

LUXEMBOURG

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

No decommissioning activities in Luxembourg

NETHERLANDS

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

DODEWAARD

BWR

1968-1997

0

Small power reactor

PORTUGAL

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

No decommissioning activities in Portugal

SPAIN

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

VANDELLOS 1

GCR

1972-89

-2

Large power reactor
JEN-1 Madrid

PR

1958-87

1

Small reactor plant
ARBI Bilbao

Arg

1962-74

1

Small reactor plant
ARGOS Barcelona

Arg

1963-77

-3

Small reactor plant
CORAL Madrid

FBR

1968-88

3

Small reactor plant

SWEDEN

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

BARSEBÄCK 1

BWR

1975-99

0

Large power reactor
AGESTA

HWR

1964-74

1

Small power reactor
R1 Stockholm

GR

1954-70

3

Zero power research reactor
KRITZ Studsvik

PWR

1959-75

3

Zero power research reactor
Alpha-lab Studsvik

Laboratory

1960-75

3

Other installations

UNITED KINGDOM

NAME

TYPE

Oper. Period

STAGE

COMMENTS

DFR Dounreay

FBR

1963-77

-1

Large power reactor
PFR Dounreay

FBR

1975-94

-1

Large power reactor
WAGR Windscale

AGR

1962-81

-3

Large power reactor
SGHWR Winfrith

HWR

1968-90

-1

Large power reactor
BERKELEY 1

GCR

1961-89

-2

Large power reactor
BERKELEY 2

GCR

1961-88

-2

Large power reactor
HINKLEY POINT A

GCR

1965-2000

-1

Large power reactor
HUNTERSTON A1

GCR

1964-90

-2

Large power reactor
HUNTERSTON A2

GCR

1964-89

-2

Large power reactor
TRAWSFYNYDD 1

GCR

1965-93

-2

Large power reactor
TRAWSFYNYDD 2

GCR

1965-93

-2

Large power reactor
WINDSCALE Pile 1

GR

1950-57

-2d,e

Small power reactor
WINDSCALE Pile 2

GR

1951-58

-2e

Small power reactor
Merlin Aldermaston

PR

1959-62

1

Small power reactor
BEPO Harwell

GR

1948-68

2

Small power reactor
DMTR Dounreay

HWR

1958-69

1

Small power reactor
DRAGON Winfrith

HTR

1965-76

1

Small power reactor
ZEBRA

-

1967-82

2

Fast critical assembly
DIDO Harwell

HWR

1956-90

-1

Small power reactor
PLUTO Harwell

HWR

1956-90

-1

Small power reactor
GLEEP

GR

1947-90

2

Small power reactor
NESTOR

Arg

1961-95

1

Small power reactor
B212 Caesium plant (S)

-

1956-58

-3

Other installation
B206 Solvent recovery (S)

-

1952-63

-3

Other installation
B29 Fuel storage (S)

-

1952-64

-1

Other installation
B205 Fuel reprocessing (S)

-

1957-68

-3

Other installation
B204 Fuel reprocessing (S)

-

1952-73

-3

Other installation
B207 Uranium purification (S)

-

1952-73

-3

Other installation
Co-precipitation plant (S)

-

1969-76

?

Other installation
Uranium enrichment plant (C)

-

1953-82

-3

Other installation
B100-103 U recovery (S)

-

1952-85

3,f

Other installation
B209 Pu finishing plant (S)

-

1953-86

-3

Other installation
B203 Pu recovery plant (S)

-

1956-86

-3

Other installation
B30 fuel storage pond (S)

-

1960-86

-2

Other installation
B277 fast reactor fuel prod (S)

-

1970-88

-3

Other installation
B205 Pu corridors (S)

-

1964-88

-3

Other installation

Description of terms:

REACTOR TYPES

GCR Gas-cooled reactor
HWR Heavy Water moderated reactor
PWR Pressurised water reactor
PR Pool type reactor
FBR Fast-breeder reactor
BWR Boiling water reactor
HTR High temperature reactor
Arg Argonaut type reactor
AGR Advance gas-cooled reactor
GR Air-cooled graphite reactor

DECOMMISSIONING STAGES

0 Decommissioning announced
1 Decommissioned to stage 1
2 Decommissioned to stage 2
3 Decommissioned to stage 3
3* Decommissioned to stage 3 without civil engineering
-x Decommissioning in progress towards stage x

COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

a Partly converted into a museum
b Converted into a spent fuel facility
c Equipment dismantled, building to be reused
d Contains damaged fuel elements
e Chimney being partially dismantled
f Used as radioactive waste store
S Sellafield (UK)
C Capenhurst (UK)

 

 

last update: 05-08-2008