On 26 April 2019 Ignalina NPP announced an open tender for the procurement of Construction technical supervision and FIDIC engineer and consultancy services for the Near Surface Repository for Low and Intermediate Level Short-lived Radioactive Waste and external rain utilities (B25 Project). Procedures of the previously announced tender were completed after the rejection of all submitted tenders due to their incompliance with the qualification requirements stipulated in the procurement documents or the excess of funds planned for the procurement.
The main aim of B25 project is to design and construct Near Surface Repository for Low and Intermediate Level Short-lived Radioactive Waste for final disposal of radioactive waste. Tender for the procurement of construction works was announced on 14 March.
B25 project is funded under the European Union Ignalina Programme.