Office for Nuclear Regulation

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New reactors

The New Reactors programme regulates the nuclear new build industry from concept design to operations, applying regulatory influence to ensure the new generation of reactors are safe and secure.

The programme has three elements covering new power station design, nuclear site licensing and construction.

Generic Design Assessment (GDA)

UK ABWR (Courtest of Hitachi-GE

More on GDA

Licensing of new reactors

Wylfa Newydd (Courtesy of Horizon)

More on licensing

New reactor construction

Hinkley Point C (Courtesty of EDF Energy)

More on construction