Saturday, January 14, 2017

Swedish nuclear waste is more expensive – Västerbottens-kuriren (the Courier)

the Cost of the Swedish nuclear waste is calculated according to the Swedish nuclear fuel and waste management (SKB) to reach 141 billion, writes the ATL. This is an increase of sek 5 billion from the last estimate made in 2013.

The estimated cost increase is the result, according to SKB, inter alia, on the ‘back-loading’ of the start of operations for both kärnbränsleförvaret and the expansion of the repository for short-lived radioactive waste and the decommissioning of nuclear power plants.

every third year, leaving SKB with a forecast of the costs to the Swedish Radiation safety authority. The forecast is then the basis for the government’s kärnavfallsavgift. In the autumn, the government has to take a decision on the fees for 2018-2020.


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