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Communications Division

     The main task of the Communications Division is to maintain contacts with the public and representatives of mass media, public organizations, and state institutions as well as with all Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) staff, informing about the current and future processes in the company, the results achieved the implementation of reforms, decommissioning projects and other relevant activities of the company.

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VISIT TO INPP EXHIBITION HALL

PURPOSE: Visits are organized for schoolchildren and other persons, who are interested in nuclear energy, mainly in INPP construction history, operation and capacity, main safety systems, decommissioning plan and forthcoming repositories for radioactive waste.

LOCATION: At the exhibition hall you can find a model of RBMK Reactor Unit; a model of a fuel assembly and a model of the spent fuel cask CASTOR. You can also watch video films (Lithuanian, Russian, English) about Ignalina NPP. With the help of a special TV equipment, you can watch the direct view of the plant, namely: the Reactor Hall, the Turbine Hall, the Spent Fuel Storage Pool and Control room.

DURATION: ~ 1 hour. Visits are organized only on weekdays and in working time. Visit may start at 9 am but no later than 3 pm.

MAX NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: up to 30 people.

ORGANIZATION: Please arrange your visit by phone (+370 386) 28512 or by e-mail: info@iae.lt

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VISIT TO CONTROLLED ZONE AT INPP

PURPOSE: Private excursions are organized for persons, who are interested in nuclear energy, mainly in INPP construction history, operation and capacity, main safety systems, decommissioning plan and forthcoming repositories for radioactive waste. Tourists have a possibility to observe how dismantling and decontamination works are being performed by the INPP personnel own forces. The activity is financed by International INPP Decommissioning Support Fund and Ignalina Programme Fund.

A particular attention is paid to personal protective equipment - at the entrance to the controlled zone you will be given special clothes to wear during the excurtion. In accordance with the rules of stay at this facility, tourists are dressed with special protective clothing.

Attention! Both INPP Units are shut-down and kept at safe storage stage. Currently, when both INPP reactors do not contain spent fuel, the enterprise makes every effort to minimise any safety risks, to accelerate the transfer of spent fuel to the Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility (ISFSF), and to ensure the most efficient and rational implementation of state targets for decommissioning.

LOCATION *: The tour inside includes central hall, or reactor hall, control room and turbine hall. These are the main places to visit inside.

Attention! The order and the list of visited places can be changed during the tour in case of carrying out the technical works at the facilities of the station.

DURATION: ~ 2.5 hours. Private tours are organized only on weekdays and in working time. Tour may start at 9 am, but no later than 1pm.

PRICE *: The cost of the tour is 57.92 Eur/person (for groups of 10 people and more - 10% discount)

Attention! Tax free -  companies controlling INPP activities, members of Lithuanian Parlament and Government of the Republic of Lithuania, official delegations, representatives of mass media, representatives of educational and educational institutions, students, public and non-governmental organizations, as well as other persons visiting the INPP with official visit.

MAX NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: up to 15 persons according to the possibilities of the INPP Communications Division.

PROHIBITION: Inside tours are organized only for adults (above 18 years old). Pregnant or (and)  intoxicated with psychotropic substances are not allowed to enter. Unfortunately, tourists will not be able to take own own camera inside, but INPP tour manager will bring camera in order to help with the pictures needed.

ORGANIZATION: With any inquiries regarding the tour excursion to INPP, please contact us by phone (+370 386) 28512 or by e-mail: info@iae.lt. Pre-registration is required.

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About 95 thousand visitors have visited INPP since 1995 year, 5517 tours have been organized. INPP visited people from more than 30 countries - Latvia, Poland, Great Britain, Japan, Belgium, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Hungary, France, Slovakia, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia and other countries.

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