Return shipment of vitrified residues from France to Switzerland
During the course of 2000, Swiss nuclear power plants generated approximately 25 billion kwh, in other words almost 40% of the country's overall electricity generation.
These plants use nuclear fuel which, once spent, can be managed using one of the two following strategies:
- Direct disposal, in its current state, of the used fuel.
With sustainable development in mind, Switzerland opted for reprocessing-recycling.