A Dozen Nuclear Reactor Designs Under Regulatory Review in Canada
- Oct 15, 2020 1:30 am GMTOct 19, 2020 3:54 pm GMT
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There are dozen nuclear reactors that in applying or in the process of getting vendor design reviews from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. The VDR is divided into three phases, each requiring increasingly more detailed technical information: • Phase 1: Compliance with regulatory requirements. The conceptual design is expected to be completed and described. For a discrete set of focus areas, CNSC staff assess how the vendor’s design processes demonstrate intent to meet CNSC requirements. • Phase 2: Identification of potential fundamental barriers to licensing. Subsequent to Phase 1, this phase goes into further detail, with a focus on identifying
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