Designer (requesting party): Westinghouse
Current positon: Assessment of reactor design complete. Design Acceptance Confirmation issued in March 2017. NuGen preparing to apply for a nuclear site licence to build and operate three AP1000 reactors at Moorside in Cumbria.
A regulatory issue is a serious regulatory shortfall identified by the regulators. The issues are potentially significant enough to prevent provision of design acceptance. There were two regulatory issues published for the AP1000®.
At the end of each step of the assessment, the regulators publish detailed technical reports and a summary report.
There were 51 GDA Issues raised following the Interim Design Acceptance (iDAC) in 2011. For each of these issues Westinghouse published resolution plans to outline how the intended to address the issue.
In March 2017, ONR and the Environment Agency the AP1000® design a Design Acceptance Confirmation and Statement of Design Acceptability.