Office for Nuclear Regulation & Environment Agency

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UK HPR1000

Designer (requesting party): General Nuclear System Ltd

Current positon: Government has requested that we begin the GDA process for the UKHPR 1000 reactor

Timeline:

  • January 2017 - Step 1 (preparatory step)

Make a comment about the UK HPR1000 design

Further information on how you can make a comment about the UK HPR1000 design will be made available in due course.

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Progress reports

At the end of each step of the assessment, the regulators publish detailed technical reports and a summary report.

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Regulatory Issues and Resolution Plans

A regulatory issue is a serious regulatory shortfall identified by the regulators. The issues are potentially significant enough to prevent provision of design acceptance.

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GDA issues

GDA issues remain following issue of interim design acceptance. They need to be resolved before a final design acceptance can be granted.

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Regulatory Observations and Resolution Plans

A regulatory observation is a potential regulatory shortfall identified by the regulators. It requires action and new work for it to be addressed.

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Design acceptance

On completion of the GDA, the regulators will issue reports on their findings along with the supporting technical assessment reports.

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