Finnish nuclear industry investing for the future
Finnish energy company Fortum is running huge modernization and
updating program in it's nuclear power plant in Loviisa.The projesct
is to last until year 2014. All investments sum up in total of 60
Nuclear waste solidification unit and a final disposal facility
are ready to use at the end of year 2006. The solidification facility
will handle all liquid low and middle active waste.
Fifty million euros are to be spent for renewing the automation
of the power plant in the period of next ten years. This means change
to digital operating system.
Theese investments make very clear that the two Loviisa units will
be in use several years, propably decades. Estimated life-span for
the investments is 15-20 years starting from adoption.