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Published on 19/03/2019 • 04:04 pm

Auxiliary systems of the backup diesel generating sets for the EDF reactors

In 2017, EDF notified a significant safety event concerning the failure to demonstrate the seismic resistance of the civil engineering anchors of the auxiliary systems of the backup diesel generating sets for its 1300 MWe nuclear power reactors. ASN had rated this event level 2 on the INES scale.

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Published on 21/01/2019 • 05:31 pm

Bilateral meeting between ASN and CSN

On 14 January 2019, the ASN Chairman, Mr Bernard Doroszczuk, welcomed, in Montrouge, a delegation of 4 representatives of the Spanish Nuclear Safety Authority...

Published on 27/12/2018 • 12:24 pm

Mr Jean-Luc Lachaume appointed ASN Commissioner

Further to a proposal from the President of the National Assembly, Jean-Luc Lachaume was appointed ASN Commissioner for a six-year term by decree of the...

Published on 18/10/2018 • 03:27 pm

Flamanville EPR reactor pressure vessel

On 9th October 2018, ASN authorised the commissioning and operation of the Flamanville EPR reactor pressure vessel, subject to the performance of a test...

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