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 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.