Ignalina NPP decommissioning

In line with accession to the European Union treaty commitments, SE Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (hereinafter - INPP or enterprise) completely suspended the production of electricity on 31 December 2009. INPP activity has been changed from electricity producer to decommissioning organization while maintaining the status of nuclear facility operating enterprise. 

Two INPP energy units with RBMK - 1500 type (electrical capacity - 1500MW) reactors were closed (Unit 1 was shut down on 31 December 2004, Unit 2 on 31 December 2009) and the decommissioning of the power plant started.

Since 1 January 2010 decommissioning has become the major INPP activity. The main goal of the enterprise is effectively using resources safely and in time to implement the unique project in the world - to terminate the operation of RBMK type plant while maintaining public support for nuclear energy.

The enterprise‘s mission - safely and in time to implement the unique project in the world - to discontinue the operation of RBMK-type plant using resources effectively, while maintaining public support for nuclear energy.

Last updated: 14-05-2015