Annual quantities of spent fuel, storage and capacity in EU countries between 2003 and 2005

Figure Created 05 Jul 2010 Published 05 Jul 2010 Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:40 AM


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The vast majority of highly radioactive waste consists of spent fuel and spent fuel reprocessing wastes. Data on storage are not available for the UK (2003 to 2005) or for Sweden (2005). No data are available for Lithuania or Slovenia (both have nuclear power plants). Other Member States not listed in the above figure do not have nuclear power plants. Italy phased out commercial nuclear power in 1987.

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