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IAEA reviews Lithuania's plans to choose deep geological disposal site

IAEA reviews Lithuania's plans to choose deep geological disposal site

An International Atomic Energy Agency mission has said that Lithuania's process for selecting a site for its proposed deep geological repository for radioactive waste is in line international safety standards.

Waste & Recycling 01 August 2023


Contracts for Ignalina dismantling technology

Contracts for Ignalina dismantling technology

Lithuania's State Enterprise Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant has signed two contracts with international consortiums for the design of technologies for dismantling the two shut down RBMK reactors at the plant.

Waste & Recycling 04 January 2023


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Belarus's 2022 plan for second unit at Ostrovets 'on schedule'

Belarus's 2022 plan for second unit at Ostrovets 'on schedule'

Belarus's Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk said that work on the second unit at the country's first nuclear power plant is proceeding on schedule - and said that the feasibility of building a second nuclear power plant in the country is ongoing.

New Nuclear 12 May 2022


Defuelling of Ignalina units completed

Defuelling of Ignalina units completed

The final cask of used fuel has been transferred from the reactor buildings at Lithuania's shut down Ignalina nuclear power plant to an on-site interim storage facility.

Waste & Recycling 22 April 2022


Lithuanian regulator issues waste management permits

Lithuanian regulator issues waste management permits

Lithuania's State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate recently issued two licences to the Ignalina nuclear power plant to start industrial operation of solid radioactive waste management and storage facilities. It also granted a permit for the transportation of waste to a very-low-level radioactive waste repository.

Waste & Recycling 19 April 2022


Finland's Posiva to support Lithuania used fuel disposal

Finland's Posiva to support Lithuania used fuel disposal

The general criteria for Lithuania to dispose of its used nuclear fuel will be studied by Posiva Solutions, a subsidiary of the company that is doing the job on behalf of Finland's utilities.

Waste & Recycling 24 January 2022


Lithuania to tackle Soviet-era waste store

Lithuania to tackle Soviet-era waste store

Lithuania is to demolish the outdated MaiĊĦiagala radioactive waste storage facility and permanently dispose of the waste it holds. A tender for buildings and equipment for the project has been launched.

Waste & Recycling 19 January 2022


Lithuania again blocks electricity from Ostrovets

Lithuania again blocks electricity from Ostrovets

Lithuania has capped the amount of electricity that can enter its grid from Belarus as part of measures to avoid importing power from the Ostrovets nuclear power plant. Grid operator LitGrid said the interconnection would be limited to 262 MW, with throughputs calculated every day.

Nuclear Policies 16 September 2021


Ignalina unit 1 clear of used fuel

Ignalina unit 1 clear of used fuel

Unit 1 of the Ignalina nuclear power plant in Lithuania is empty of all fuel, following the transportation on 11 May of the final container with damaged used nuclear fuel to a temporary storage facility.

Waste & Recycling 13 May 2021


IAEA concludes virtual mission to assess safety in Lithuania

IAEA concludes virtual mission to assess safety in Lithuania

Lithuania has strengthened its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in recent years, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded. The Integrated Regulatory Review Service team yesterday completed a 17-day virtual follow-up mission to review the country's implementation of recommendations and suggestions made during an initial IRRS mission in 2016.

Regulation & Safety 03 December 2020