Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility (ISFSF) at Ignalina NPP
On the 12th January 2005 Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant signed a contract with the German Consortium GNS - NUKEM for design and construction of an Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility (ISFSF) which will be used to store approx. 18,000 fuel assemblies from both INPP Reactor Units. The Contract is financed with the proceeds of the Ignalina International Decommissioning Support Fund (IIDSF) administered by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and has a value of Euro 92.7 million for phase 1 (delivery of the whole B1 infrastructure and 39 CONSTOR® casks) and of Euro 64.6 million (price basis 2004) for phase 2 (delivery of 163 CONSTOR® casks). An amendment to the contract has been signed in May 2009 incorporating the option of Phase 2 and increased the total project value to a ceiling of 193.5 million EURO.