Global Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry Analysis: Market Size, Regional Analysis and Competitive Analysis

Published: August 2010
No. of Pages: 62
  

Report Summary

As the nuclear power plants complete their operating lifespan, they are decommissioned and site is restored for other uses. The decommissioning is a specialized service as it requires many stringent regulations to be followed for the safe decommissioning of nuclear power plants. The decommissioning service providing companies have a huge potential in this industry as they provide various equipment and services. GlobalData's report on "Global Nuclear Decommissioning Industry Analysis" provides an in-depth analysis on the key aspects of the global nuclear decommissioning industry.

Scope

  • The report provides an in-depth analysis of the key aspects of the nuclear decommissioning industry by highlighting the technical and operational challenges and the various barriers to entry.
  • The report also covers the decommissioning market available for countries where decommissioning is currently carried out.
  • The report also provides an in-depth analysis of the key companies involved in nuclear decommissioning and decontamination.
  • The key investment trends and analysis of major deals in the nuclear decommissioning industry are covered in the report.
  • Key recent developments that are taking place in the nuclear decommissioning industry.

Reasons to buy

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the nuclear decommissioning and decontamination industry
  • Understand the value of the nuclear decommissioning and decontamination market globally
  • Identify the key issues in the nuclear decommissioning industry and the key barriers to entry
  • Regional analysis of the decontamination and decommissioning market by value.
  • Gain a strong understanding of the key players in the nuclear decommissioning industry and their key major activities
  • Investments happening in the nuclear decommissioning and decontamination industry and an analysis of the key deals.
  • Key recent developments in the nuclear decommissioning and decontamination industry.

Global Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry Analysis: Market Size, Regional Analysis and Competitive Analysis

Table of Contents

1 Table of contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 5
1.2 List of Figures 5

2 Introduction 6
2.1 Methodology and Assumptions 6
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 6

3 Global Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry Analysis 7
3.1 Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning, Market Overview 7
3.2 Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning, Market Sizing 7
3.3 Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning, Market Challenges 8
3.3.1 Technical Challenges 8
3.3.2 Regulatory Challenges 8
3.3.3 Operational Challenges 8
3.4 Nuclear Decommissioning, Cost Drivers 9
3.4.1 Scope of project 9
3.4.2 Regulatory standards 9
3.4.3 Site conditions 9
3.4.4 Radioactive Waste 9
3.5 Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Market, Entry Barriers 9
3.5.1 Contractors with no experience in nuclear industry 9
3.5.2 Contractors with experience in the nuclear industry 10
3.6 Decommissioning Policies, Strategies and Options 10
3.6.1 Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning, Options 10

4 Regional Analysis of the Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Market 12
4.1 Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market 12
4.1.1 Global Commercial Nuclear Power Plants for Shut Down 12
4.1.2 Nuclear reactors, shut down for decommissioning 13
4.2 Asia-Pacific, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 16
4.2.1 South Korea, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 16
4.3 Europe, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning 17
4.3.1 Russia, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning 18
4.3.2 The UK, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 19
4.3.3 Germany, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 20
4.3.4 Ukraine, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 21
4.3.5 Spain, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 22
4.3.6 Belgium, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 22
4.3.7 Switzerland, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 23
4.3.8 Finland, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 23
4.3.9 Hungary, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 24
4.3.10 Slovakia, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 24
4.4 North America, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 25
4.4.1 Canada, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 26
4.4.2 The US, Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning 26

5 Planned Nuclear Shut down and Global Nuclear Power Industry 27
5.1 Global Planned Nuclear Power Plant Shut downs 27
5.1.1 Impact of Shut downs on Global Nuclear Power Industry 27
5.2 Global Age Analysis of Current Operating Reactors 28
5.2.1 Age Analysis, by Reactor Type 29
5.2.2 Age Analysis, by Region 31
5.2.3 Age Analysis, by Net Capacity 32

6 Key Strategic Consolidations and Partnership Agreements in the Global Nuclear Decommissioning Industry 33
6.1 Global, Nuclear Decommissioning Industry, Key Investment Trends and Consolidations, 2007–2009 33
6.2 Global, Nuclear Decommissioning Industry, Analysis of Deal by Type, 2007–2009 35
6.3 Global, Nuclear Decommissioning Industry, Analysis of the Key Deals during 2007¬–2009 36
6.3.1 James Fisher & Sons Acquires MB Faber from MB Aerospace Holdings 36
6.3.2 Atomstroyexport to Acquire NUKEM Technologies 36
6.3.3 Babcock International Acquires UKAEA from the UK Atomic Energy 36
6.3.4 Iberdrola Forms Joint Venture with GDF Suez and Scottish and Southern Energy 37
6.3.5 ONET Technologies Acquires Gravatom Engineering Systems 37
6.3.6 Centrica Acquires 20% Stake in British Energy from EDF 37
6.3.7 AMEC Acquires AllDeco 37
6.3.8 Siempelkamp Nukleartechnik Acquires MOTA Europe 37
6.3.9 Nuclear Decommissioning Acquires International Nuclear Services from Sellafield 38
6.3.10 VT Group Acquires Project Services from British Nuclear Fuels 38
6.3.11 Entergy Forms Partnership with Its Nuclear Business 38
6.3.12 NDA Acquires Majority Stake in INS Rokkasho 38
6.3.13 SUEZ and CEA Form Partnership for Nuclear Energy Research and Development 38

7 Analysis of the Key Players in the Global Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry 39
7.1 Nuclear Decommissioning Industry, Key Contracts Awarded, 2007–YTD 2010 39
7.2 ONET Technologies 42
7.2.1 ONET Technologies, Company Overview 42
7.2.2 ONET Technologies, Major Products and Services for Reactor Decommissioning 42
7.2.3 ONET Signs Contract To Decommission Kozloduy’s Nuclear Reactors 42
7.3 VT Nuclear Services 43
7.3.1 VT Nuclear Services, Company Overview 43
7.3.2 VT Nuclear Services, Major Products and Services for Reactor Decommissioning 43
7.3.3 VT Nuclear Receives Two Nuclear Contracts In UK 43
7.3.4 VT Nuclear Wins EUR2.8m Decommissioning Contract In Lithuania 44
7.4 Studsvik AB 44
7.4.1 Studsvik AB, Company Overview 44
7.4.2 Studsvik AB, Major Products and Services for Reactor Decommissioning 44
7.4.3 Studsvik Wins EUR1.8m Decommissioning Contract In Belgium 44
7.4.4 Studsvik Receives Decommissioning Contract At Sellafield Site In Cumbria 45
7.4.5 Studsvik Receives Decommissioning Contract For Obrigheim Nuclear Power Plant In Germany 45
7.5 Mirion Technologies 46
7.5.1 Mirion Technologies, Company Overview 46
7.5.2 Mirion Technologies, Major Products and Services for Reactor Decommissioning 46
7.5.3 Mirion Receives Contract from Nuvia For Supply Of Visual Systems For Ignalina NPP 46
7.6 Gravatom Engineering Systems Limited 47
7.6.1 Gravatom Engineering Systems Limited, Company Overview 47
7.6.2 Gravatom Engineering Systems Limited, Major Products and Services for Reactor Decommissioning 47
7.6.3 Gravatom Receives GBP1.3m Decommissioning Contract From ACKtiv Nuclear 47
7.6.4 Gravatom Receives GBP474,000 Contract From Dounreay To Provide Nuclear Equipment 47
7.7 Doosan Babcock Energy Ltd. 48
7.7.1 Doosan Babcock Energy, Company Overview 48
7.7.2 Doosan Babcock Energy, Major Products and Services for Reactor Decommissioning 48
7.7.3 Doosan Babcock Wins GBP78.75m Ventilation Contract On Sellafield Site 49
7.8 NAC International 49
7.8.1 NAC International, Company Overview 49
7.8.2 NAC International, Major Products and Services for Reactor Decommissioning 49
7.8.3 NAC Receives Contract From Dairyland For Dry Spent Fuel Storage Systems 50
7.9 Aker Kvaerner ASA 51
7.9.1 Aker Kvaerner, Company Overview 51
7.9.2 Aker Kvaerner, Major Products and Services for Reactor Decommissioning 51
7.9.3 Aker Receives Nuclear Decommissioning Contract From Magnox 51

8 Key Recent Developments in the Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry 52
8.1 10-Jun-2010: DSRL Awards GBP12m Clean-Up Contracts 52
8.2 20-May-2010: EU Plans To Extend Financial Support For Decommissioning Four Blocks At Kozloduy NPP, Bulgaria 52
8.3 27-Apr-2010: Ukraine's Chernobyl NPP To Be Completely Decommissioned By 2013 53
8.4 09-Dec-2009: British Energy's Dungeness Nuclear Power Station Chalks Up Decommissioning With Removal Of Generator Transformer 53
8.5 06-Nov-2009: Aggreko Provides Power-Generation Equipments For Dungeness A Nuclear Power Station Decommissioning Project 53
8.6 22-Jun-2009: NDA Awards Contract To TWI To Demonstrate Capability Of Lasers In Decommissioning Nuclear Facilities 53
8.7 15-Jun-2009: ONET Signs Contract To Decommission Kozloduy’s Nuclear Reactors 54
8.8 12-Mar-2009: VT Nuclear Wins EUR2.8m Decommissioning Contract In Lithuania 54
8.9 04-Mar-2009: Studsvik Wins EUR1.8m Decommissioning Contract In Belgium 54
8.10 08-Dec-2008: EnergySolutions To Continue Magnox Cleanup 55
8.11 24-Nov-2008: PGE Completes Decommissioning of Trojan Nuclear Plant 55
8.12 24-Nov-2008: NMP Receives M&O Contract For Sellafield Nuclear Complex From NDA 55
8.13 29-Oct-2008: The UK To Spend $140 Billion For Nuclear Decommissioning 56
8.14 14-Oct-2008: EnergySolutions Announces Delay In Decommissioning Nuclear Projects By Financial Crisis 56
8.15 25-Sep-2008: Gravatom Receives GBP1.3m Decommissioning Contract From ACKtiv Nuclear 57
8.16 02-Apr-2008: Germany Seeks Compensation For Decommissioning Its Nuclear Plants 57
8.17 04-Oct-2007: Aker Receives Nuclear Decommissioning Contract From Magnox 57
8.18 02-Aug-2007: Gravatom Receives GBP474,000 Contract From Dounreay To Provide Nuclear Equipment 57
8.19 24-Apr-2007: Studsvik Receives Decommissioning Contract At Sellafield Site In Cumbria 58
8.20 16-Apr-2007: Studsvik Receives Decommissioning Contract For Obrigheim Nuclear Power Plant In Germany 58

9 Appendix 59
9.1 Methodology 59
9.1.1 Coverage 60
9.1.2 Secondary Research 60
9.1.3 Primary Research 60
9.2 Definitions 61
9.2.1 Acronyms 61
9.3 Contact Us 61
9.4 Disclaimer 62

List of Tables

Table 1: Global, Nuclear Power Reactors Decommissioned 13
Table 2: Asia-Pacific, Permanently Shutdown/Under Decommissioning Nuclear Reactors as of 2009 16
Table 3: Estimated Cumulative Revenues, $m, Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning, Europe, Plans for Decommissioning as of 2010, by Region, 2010–2045 18
Table 4: Russia, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut down During 2010–2045 18
Table 5: The UK, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut down During 2010–2045 19
Table 6: The UK, Nuclear Decommissioning Spend by Companies, %, 2007–2008 19
Table 7: Germany, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut down During 2010–2045 20
Table 8: Ukraine, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut down During 2010–2045 21
Table 9: Spain, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut down During 2010–2045 22
Table 10: Belgium, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut down During 2010–2045 22
Table 11: Switzerland, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut down During 2010–2045 23
Table 12: Finland, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut down During 2010–2045 23
Table 13: Hungary, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut Down During 2010–2045 24
Table 14: Slovakia, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut down During 2010–2045 24
Table 15: Canada, Nuclear Power Plants Expected to be Shut down During 2010–2045 26
Table 16: Global, Number of Current Operating Reactors, by Type, 2009 29
Table 17: Global, Age Analysis of Current Operating Reactors, Years, by Type, 2009 30
Table 18: Global, Age Analysis of Current Operating Reactors, by Region, 2009 31
Table 19: Global, Age Analysis of Current Operating Reactors by Capacity, MW, 2009 32
Table 20: Nuclear Decommissioning Industry, Global, Key Investments, 2007–2009 33
Table 21: Nuclear Decommissioning Industry, Key Contracts Awarded, 2007–2010 39
Table 22: Acronyms 61

List of Figures

Figure 1: Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning, Global, Plans for Decommissioning as of 2010, $m, by Region, 2010–2042 7
Figure 2: Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning, Global, Plans for Decommissioning as of 2010, $m, by Region, 2010–2042 12
Figure 3: Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning, Global, Planned Timelines for Shut Down of Some Commercial Nuclear Power Plants, 2010–2042 13
Figure 4: Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Nuclear Power Plants Decommissioning for Reactors Shut Down During 1967–2010, Global, $m 15
Figure 5: Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning, Europe, Plans for Decommissioning as of 2010, $m, by Region, 2010–2042 17
Figure 6: The UK, Nuclear Decommissioning Spend by Companies, %, 2007–2008 20
Figure 7: Estimated Cumulative Revenues from Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning, North America, Plans for Decommissioning as of 2010, $m, by Region, 2010–2042 25
Figure 8: Global, Planned Timelines for Shut down of Some Commercial Nuclear Power Plants, 2010–2042 27
Figure 9: Global Age of Current Operational Reactors as of December 2009 28
Figure 10: Global, Number of Current Operating Reactors, by Type, 2009 29
Figure 11: Global, Age Analysis of Current Operating Reactors, by Type, 2009 30
Figure 12: Global Age Analysis of Current Operating Reactors, by Region, 2009 31
Figure 13: Global, Age Analysis of Current Operating Reactors, by Capacity, MW, 2009 32
Figure 14: Nuclear Decommissioning Industry, Global, Number of Deals and Value, $m, by Year, 2007–2009 34
Figure 15: Nuclear Decommissioning Industry, Global, Number of Deals, by Type, 2007-2009 35
Figure 16: Nuclear Decommissioning Industry, Global, Number of Deals, by Type, 2007-2009 36
Figure 17: GlobalData Methodology 59

Published By: GlobalData
Product Code: GlobalData5192


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