A new nuclear storage to be built near the Cernavoda power plant in Romania

EnergyProjectsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 2/2014

Romania plans to construct a new nuclear waste storage in the town of Saligny, the National Agency for Radioactive Waste (ANDR) announced. The facility will be located near the nuclear power plant in Cernavoda and will require an initial investment of 40 million euro.

 "This deposit will be made for sure. We are ready to make eight storage modules in the beginning, with an investment of EUR 40 million, and, in time, the plan is to expand the deposit on 40 hectares, and then the investment will amount to a total of 400 million euro", ANDR added.

The financing for the implementation will be supplied mainly by a special fund intended for the storage of radioactive waste. All the radioactive fuel is currently stored at where Baita Bihor mines, where the only deposit of this type in the country is located.