2011:03 On Decommissioning Cost for Nuclear Power Plants

This research report summarizes what has changed over the latest 15 years concerning actual and estimated costs for the D&D of nuclear power plants that have been shut down permanently. It also reports on the availability of detailed information for actual nuclear power plant D&D cost breakdowns.

The results will be one supporting document in the review of the estimates submitted for the decommissioning cost of the Swedish Nuclear Power Plants under the Nuclear Liability Act. An additional benefit will be that the findings of the study also can contribute in the validation of the appropriate fees that is charged according to the so-called Studsvik Act in respect of the future cost for decommissioning of the permanently shut down central heating reactor in Ågesta.