The Chernobyl nuclear power plant began testing nuclear fuel

GSP “the Chernobyl atomic power station” on August 1 launched the first phase of integrated tests of a repository for spent nuclear fuel No. 2 (ISF-2). This was reported by the press service of the State Agency for exclusion zone management.

The beginning of “hot” testing ISF-2 spent nuclear fuel is scheduled for December of this year.


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As reported, the ISF-2 is intended for reception, preparation and storage of spent fuel assemblies and additional absorbers accumulated at the Chernobyl NPP, within the next 100 years.

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