The Nuclear Power Plant, Brennilis in Finistere will be dismantled by 2031

Brittany: Closed since 1985, the Brennilis Nuclear Power Plant will be Dismantled by 2031

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ENERGY: The announcement was made at the wishes of the director …

The schedule specifies if a bit. The Brennilis, in Finistère, should be completely dismantled by 2031. This was announced the director of the EDF site during his speech, which The Telegram attended .

Fifty years after closure

When stopped since 1985, the plant could well disappear from the landscape almost fifty years after its closure. The site, launched in 1966, saw its dismantling begin in 1997. Many delays have since driven the yard, particularly when the Council of State annulled the authorization of full dismantling.


More recently, EDF had requested a period of two more years to process heat exchangers and liquid effluent treatment plant. Granted by the Nuclear Safety Authority, this new deadline runs until July 2018 .

EDF must also file a case to the ASN to present his schedule for dismantling the reactor block. The review is expected to take three years and the complete dismantling at least ten years. Do the math, we are already beyond 2030.

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