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Htr safety approach and licensing main issues

Objective

The Modular High Temperature Reactor (HTR) uses simplicity instead of economy-of-scale to attain economic viability, meaning elimination of safety relevant components incorporated in current nuclear plants, because of recognised inherent safety features.
A common European safety approach for this reactor type will therefore be established and the feasibility of the licensing of such reactors will be evaluated.
Key safety issues and accidental conditions, like fission product transport, air ingress and local core heat up, for this reactor type will be researched and classified. The confinement requirements, the equipment classification rules, and the parameters will be monitored and controlled will be established.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts
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Coordinator

TRACTEBEL SA
Address
7,Avenue Ariane 7
1200 Bruxelles
Belgium

Participants (7)

ANSALDO ENERGIA SPA
Italy
Address
Corso Perrone 25
16161 Cornigliano
EMPRESARIOS AGRUPADOS INTERNACIONAL SA
Spain
Address
3,Magallanes 3
28015 Madrid
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JUELICH GMBH
Germany
Address
Wilhelm-johnen-straße
52425 Juelich
FRAMATOME ANP
France
Address
Rue Juliette De Recamier 10
69456 Lyon
FRAMATOME ANP GMBH
Germany
Address
Freyeslebenstrasse 1
91058 Erlangen
NATIONAL NUCLEAR CORPORATION LTD.
United Kingdom
Address
Chelford Road, Booths Hall
WA16 8QZ Knutsford
NUCLEAR RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY GROUP
Netherlands
Address
Utrechtseweg 310
6800 ET Arnhem