BGE – the federal company for radioactive waste disposal

Organisation

Our organisational form is prescribed by the Atomic Energy Act (Section 9a, Paragraph 3), which stipulates that the BGE must be organised under private law. The legal form of the GmbH was chosen for this purpose. The sole shareholder of the BGE is the Federal Government, which also assumes its supervision.

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Tasks

The BGE is responsible for implementing the site selection procedure for repository sites for mainly heat-generating radioactive waste. The BGE is also the operator of the Asse II minesite and the Konrad and Morsleben repositories.

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Sites

Our head office is in Peine. Other BGE sites are Salzgitter, Remlingen and Morsleben. Here you’ll find all the necessary information about our sites and how to reach us.

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The Management Board

The BGE is represented by acting Chairman of the Management Board Stefan Studt, Steffen Kanitz and Dr. Thomas Lautsch.

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Press

You will find press releases and information about our offers for press representatives here. Our press office will be glad to assist you with your inquiries.

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Supervisory Board

The members of the BGE Supervisory Board are appointed for a term of four years by the Federal Minister for the Environment, Ms. Barbara Hendricks (retd.).

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