Bimonthly Report from September 23th to October 6th


A campaign of treatment of used fuels EDF is in progress.

Since the beginning of the year, 907 tons have been processed for recycling.

  • In the vitrification facilities, 36 canisters of vitrified fission products(1) have been produced.

              Since the beginning of the year, 489 canisters have been produced.

  • The facility of hulls compaction produced 70 canisters of compacted residues.

              Since the beginning of the year, 1083 canisters have been produced.


(1)The fission products (ultimate residues of spent fuel) are incorporated in heated glass to approximately 1100°C. The whole is poured in stainless steel containers. The fission products are an integral part of stable, compact and resistant glass. This process is called vitrification.

Contact presse AREVA
Contact presse AREVA

 Christophe Neugnot
T : 02 33 02 63 22
P : 06 80 93 69 93

   Estelle Sennesal
T : 02 33 02 40 02
P : 06 08 27 05 69