WPDD Decommissioning Cost Estimation Group (DCEG)

The WPDD Decommissioning Cost Estimation Group (DCEG) was created to foster the exchange of information and experience on issues in this field. In promoting collective learning on the subject, it aims to enhance the credibility, reliability, and auditability of the cost estimation process - thereby enhancing stakeholder confidence in the process of managing radioactive waste management liabilities. The group helps define best practices in the field of decommissioning cost estimation and to examine the scope for achieving consensus on overall objectives and developing common approaches.

The group advises the WPDD on major and emerging issues in the area of decommissioning cost estimation and to provide appraisals of the state of the art with a view to consolidating knowledge and disseminating it to a variety of different audiences.

The group defines, conducts and oversees studies aimed at improving the transparency and reproducibility of cost estimations, including approaches to reporting.

Where necessary, the group organises topical sessions or workshops on specific topics of interest to both the group and to the WPDD.

Mode of operation

The group meets at least at least once a year. The aim of these meetings is to:

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Working Party on Decommissioning and Dismantling (WPDD)

Last updated: 10 February 2014