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

Read the newsletters about the supervision of the Flamanville-3 reactor construction (EPR) ...

Published on 10/02/2011 • 05:21 pm

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Information Letter No.10

During the second half of 2010, ASN continued its inspection activities at the Flamanville 3 EPR construction site.

Published on 27/08/2010 • 05:58 pm

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Information Letter No.9

During the second quarter of 2010, ASN continued its inspection activities at the Flamanville 3 EPR construction site.

Published on 24/08/2010 • 10:37 am

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Instrumentation and control system of the Flamanville 3 EPR

In order to improve the robustness of the instrumentation and control (I&C) system [1] of the EPR reactor, ASN asked EDF to modify one of the reactor’s control platforms. EDF had already considered this modification towards the end of 2009 in response to ASN’s request on 15 October 2009.

Published on 11/06/2010 • 12:38 pm

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Information Letter No.8

The French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) continued its inspections on the EPR Flamanville reactor construction site during the first quarter of 2010, and found work to be progressing in good order. Several issues are noteworthy.

Published on 02/02/2010 • 06:00 am

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Information Letter No.7

During the second half of 2009, ASN continued its inspection activities on the Flamanville 3 EPR construction site.

Published on 02/11/2009 • 01:57 pm

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EPR Pressurised Water Reactor

1. The UK nuclear safety regulator (HSE’s ND), the French nuclear regulator (ASN), and the Finnish nuclear regulator (STUK) are currently working to assess the EPR Pressurised Water Reactor...

Published on 31/07/2009 • 05:52 pm

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Information Letter No.6

Newsletter No. 6: ASN remains vigilant and is pursuing its inspection programme at the Flamanville 3 EPR site

Published on 12/02/2009 • 05:50 pm

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Information Letter No.5

Information notice No.5: ASN keeps a close watch on construction work on the future Flamanville 3 reactor

Published on 10/10/2008 • 12:00 am

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EPR Reactor Flamanville 3

In application of the Act on transparency and security in the nuclear field (TSN) of 13 June 2006, ASN defined by a decision of 26 September 2008 the prescriptions for the Flamanville 3 EPR reactor currently being built on the Flamanville site.

Published on 11/09/2008 • 05:48 pm

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Information Letter No.4

Information notice No.4: ASN continues to implement its inspection programme on the Flamanville 3 EPR site

Published on 19/06/2008 • 05:46 pm

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Information Letter No.3

Information notice No.3: ASN authorises the resumption of concrete pouring work on the EPR site

Published on 02/06/2008 • 05:43 pm

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Information Letter No.2

Information notice No.2: ASN asks EDF for tighter control on construction work

Published on 29/04/2008 • 05:32 pm

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Information Letter No.1

EPR Reactor: Information notice No.1