Leningrad NPP to spend $350m on spent nuclear fuel handling and reactor upgrade

Leningrad NPP’s press-secretary Sergey Averyanov said to RIA-Novosti in April that in the nearest 3-4 years Leningrad NPP and the Rosenergoatom concern would spend their resources on the spent nuclear fuel handling system and the second reactor upgrade. He mentioned a “new technology” of spent nuclear fuel storage in the metal-concrete containers. At the moment, the spent nuclear fuel is kept in the reactor pools.