Supervision of the EPR reactor

The EPR reactor is a pressurised water reactor (PWR) whose design, which has evolved with respect to that of the PWRs currently in operation in France, is intended to meet more stringent safety objectives.

ASN’s supervision of the Flamanville-3 reactor construction (EPR) : News

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Published on 20/12/2013 • 04:17 pm

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EPR reactor : conformity of its heavy lifting gear in EDF nuclear power plants

On 13th December 2013, further to the ASN inspectors’ findings concerning lifting and handling equipment for large components in NPPs, ASN asked EDF to ensure the conformity of this equipment prior to any use

Published on 25/11/2013 • 11:00 am

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Information Letter No.15

In the first half of 2013, ASN continued its monitoring of construction of the Flamanville 3 EPR reactor and various other manufacturing operations for this reactor; ASN carried out several inspections. The notable points observed over these last few months are detailed below.

Published on 08/03/2013 • 01:44 pm

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Information Letter No.14

In the second half of 2012, ASN conducted several inspections for continued monitoring of the construction of the Flamanville 3 EPR reactor and various other manufacturing operations for this reactor. The notable points observed over these last few months are detailed below.