Historic series in spent fuel arising (tonnes heavy metals)

Figure Created 17 Jun 2011 Published 29 Jul 2011 Last modified 29 Nov 2012
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The figure shows the historical series of arising spent fuel . Arising amounts of spent fuel depend primarily on the amount of power produced, but also to a large extent on the type of reactor, level of fuel enrichment, fuel burnup and power plant net electric efficiency.

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No information has been included for Bulgaria due to a lack of information. No 2008 data available for Lithuania, Romania, Slovenia and Sweden. 2007 data used. 

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