Support to decommissioning of nuclear power facilities

The activities are carried out under the IAEA technical cooperation project UKR9040.

The project objective is supporting the Ukrainian institutions in addressing national decommissioning, radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel management, including radio-ecological monitoring.

Project tasks: 

Enhancing the capabilities at the enterprises under authority of State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management in terms of:

  • Arrangement of safe and efficient decommissioning activity.
  • Improvement of radioactive material management.
  • Arrangement of safe and efficient activities on radiation safety .
  • Ecological monitoring of the environment on basis of the best international practices.

Implementation progress: 

  • • Expert Missions were completed on review of SSE ChNPP report on progress of FS&P stage for 2019-2029.
  • • Technical specifications for purchase of the agreed with the IAEA equipment were developed and agreed.
  • • The work is underway to deliver the set of equipment, materials and guidance manual for radiochemical removal and quantitative identification of americium (241Am, 243Am) and plutonium (238Pu, 239Pu, 240Pu, 241Pu, 242Pu), radionuclide spectra in ChNPP radioactively contaminated waters and liquid radioactive waste.
  • • The work is underway to deliver the analyzer of total organic carbon.
  • • SSE ChNPP report on pilot operation of the facility for release of materials from regulatory control was submitted for the IAEA review.

The cooperation and project implementation are continued in accordance with the Work Plan.

Nearest Events

On November 29, 2016, the installation of the NSC Arch into the design position over the Object Shelter was completed
30 November, 1996 – Unit 1 was finally shutdown

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