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Ukraine’s Consolidated Interim Storage Project Poised to Make the Nation Self-Sufficient in Used Nuclear Fuel Storage in 2019

In 2019, Ukraine will become the first country to have a fully-operational Consolidated Interim Storage facility (in the north of the country in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone). Used fuel from the country’s nine VVER reactors (Rivne, Khmelnitsky, and South Ukraine)…

Licensing Campaign Launched to Expand Permissible Canister Types for HI-STORE CIS to Include the Entire Dry Storage Inventory in the US

On March 31, 2017, Holtec International completed phase one of the HI-STORE CIS (Consolidated Interim Storage) program by submitting the initial licensing request package to the USNRC.  We are pleased to announce the start of the second phase of the…

Switzerland’s KKL Enlists Holtec to Develop a New Dual-Purpose (Storage and Transport) Cask for Leibstadt NPP based on the Proven HI-STAR 180 Design Platform

Under a newly signed contract, Holtec International will develop the BWR version of its extensively tested and validated Type B(U)F cask for PWR fuel, known as HI-STAR 180. HI-STAR 180 is a uniquely capable cask certified to transport spent nuclear…