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Saturday, 21.04.2018, 14:31
Approximately 780 million euros will be needed for decommissioning of the Ignalina nuclear power plant (NPP) in 2021-2027, says Lithuania's Energy Vice-Minister Lina Sabaitiene, reports LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Energy, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Lithuania, Nuclear power plant
The reserve capacities of the Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant operated by the Lithuanian state-run energy holding Lietuvos Energija will not be used for the needs of the Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) under construction in Belarus, under a decree signed by the energy ministry on March 27th, informs LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's decommissioned Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has confirmed a slightly higher level of radioactivity of a small share of waste established during the hot tests of the new solid radioactive waste storage complex (project B2/ 3/4), noting that this would not have an effect upon the price of the project, writes LETA/BNS.
Rosatom-controlled Nukem, the contractor for the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant's almost-complete decommissioning projects worth hundreds of millions of euros, should no longer be in charge of these projects, the chairman of the Lithuanian parliament's Committee on National Security and Defense, said LETA/BNS.
Substations of Lithuania's Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) and the Utena transformers, which are crucial for electricity network synchronization with continental Europe, will be reconstructed by road and bridge construction company Kauno Tiltai and Sweden's energy and automation technologies concern ABB for nearly 29 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.
A criminal case in which former top executives of Lithuania's Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) are suspected of abuse of office in organizing an auction of the plant's assets worth 1.5 million euros is going to court, informs LETA/BNS.
Darius Janulevicius is stepping down from the leading post of the Lithuanian Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant amid allegations of lack of transparency in the sales of the company's properties, informs LETA/BNS.