The report «Decommissioning of Russia’s Old Nuclear Power Reactors. Status Update of the Key Process in 2017« analyzed the situation with the withdrawal of nuclear power plants for 2017.
The report was prepared by Russian and Norwegian non-governmental organizations, which is 15 years working with this topic.
There are presented the current situation with the planning of the withdrawal of Russian NPPs, 75% of which are working in the mode of extending the project lifetimes. The situation with financing of decommissioning, as well as handling of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel is analyzed.
The problems of energy efficiency, renewable energy, as well as changes in legislation related to nuclear energy are shown.
The authors of the report will be grateful for comments and criticism.