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Interim storage facility in Ignalina inaugurated – the first cask is placed for storage


On 14th October 2016, the Ignalina NPP Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility (ISFSF) in Lithuania was officially inaugurated by placing the first spent fuel cask for storage.

The Interim Storage with its equipment was specially developed, ready-for-use designed and built for Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) by a consortium consisting of NUKEM Technologies GmbH and GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH. The project is financed with funds of international decommissioning foundation, which is governed by EBRD.

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