Announcements and press releases

Press release No. 03/24 - Asse – BGE makes application for renovation of Asse main collection point

Presse Release – The amount of salt water collected in the Asse II mine has continued to decrease. The BGE has made an application to the State Office for Mining, Energy and Geology to upgrade the main collection point. read more

Press release No. 02/24 - Repository Search – BGE sets temperature limit for waste containers in repository search

Presse Release – The temperature of the containers should not exceed 150°C in rock salt or 100°C in the case of claystone and crystalline rock read more

Press release No. 01/24 - BGE – New chairman of BGE Supervisory Board

Presse Release – Dr Jan-Niclas Gesenhues has led the Supervisory Board since March 2024 read more

Press release No. 14/23 - Konrad Repository – “The BGE is building a safe repository”

Presse Release – Environment Minister Christian Meyer rejects the applications, submitted by two environmental associations, for the withdrawal or revocation of the planning approval decision for the Konrad repository from 2002. read more

Press release No. 13/23 - Konrad Repository – Konrad repository will make do without a logistics centre

Presse Release – Following the discontinuation of the logistics centre project, the task is now to draw up decentralised delivery concepts in greater detail. read more

Press release No. 12/23 - Repository Search – BGE launches school competition: "It radiates forever!"

Presse Release – Attention teachers in grades 9 to 13: The BGE is launching a nationwide school competition on the topic of final storage with free teaching materials and webinars. read more

Press releases No. 11/23 - Repository Search – Second Forum Endlagersuche held in Halle

Presse Release – The Forum Endlagersuche is the central forum for discussion on the selection of sites for the repository for high-level radioactive waste in Germany. On 17. and On 18 November, two themes are in focus. read more

Press release No. 10/23 - Asse – Drilling work begins on Remlingen 18 exploratory borehole

Presse Release – A new shaft has to be built to recover the radioactive waste. The drilling serves to confirm the suitability of the site and to lay the foundation for planning. read more

Press release No. 09/23 - Gorleben – First step towards closing the Gorleben mine

Presse Release – BGE awards contract for renaturation of salt heap and backfilling of mine cavities. read more

Press release No. 08/23 - BGE – BGE Management Board completed with two experienced experts

Presse Release – Iris Graffunder and Marlis Koop become new managing directors of the Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung mbH (BGE). read more