Radioactive waste storage facility to be built at nuclear plant in UkraineChristian Fernsby ▼ | June 25, 2019
The construction of lightweight repository storage for radioactive waste has begun at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in eastern Ukraine, Interfax news agency quoted the press service of Energoatom, Ukraine's nuclear energy generating company.
European energy Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant
The repository storage will be built next to the radioactive waste processing complex. The construction is expected to be finished by 2021.
Zaporizhzhya NPP is the largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine.
The plant generates 40 to 42 billion kwh of electricity, which accounts for one-fifth of the average annual electricity production in Ukraine and almost 50 percent of electricity generated at Ukrainian NPPs. ■