Bimonthly Report from September 9th to 22th


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

Since the beginning of the year, 867 tons have been processed for recycling.

  • In the vitrification facilities, 35 canisters of vitrified fission products(1) have been produced.

              Since the beginning of the year, 453 canisters have been produced.

  • The facility of hulls compaction produced 67 canisters of compacted residues.

              Since the beginning of the year, 1013 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