Guidance on power station closure, decommissioning and handover for demolition or sale

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  • Published: May 2020
  • REF/ISBN: 9781787251939
  • Edition: 1st
  • Status: Current

This publication provides guidance on a typical project process to safely and economically prepare a power station for decommissioning and for its handover in a safe state for demolition. The guidance has been developed based on the experience of operators and references other guidance where appropriate.

The guidance covers the entire decommissioning life cycle, including preparation for the end of life during the plant operational lifetime, the late-life operations phase and into the actual decommissioning phase itself.

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