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Finnish utility Fortum targets Chinese radioactive market

Staff Writer |
Fortum and consulting engineering company AINS Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide extensive joint Finnish services to safe management of Low and intermediate level (LILW) radioactive waste in China.

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The agreement enhances also the cooperation between other Finnish companies and organizations such as VTT and Posiva Solutions.

The Chinese nuclear industry is rapidly expanding with new build activity to reach 20 new reactors by 2020 adding to the existing fleet of 38 reactors.

As China becomes increasingly mindful of environmental integrity and reduce fossil fuels, this zero-carbon nuclear energy solution requires enhanced focus on radioactive waste management.

Finnish expertise has an important role in disposing of Chinese radioactive waste and building a cleaner future together with shared respect for nature and the environment.

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