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Advanced Safety Assessment : Extended PSA

Objective

The Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan resulted from the combination of two correlated extreme external events (earthquake and tsunami). The consequences (flooding in particular) went beyond what was considered in the initial NPP design. Such situations can be identified using PSA methodology that complements the deterministic approach for beyond design accidents. If the performance of a Level 1-Level 2 PSA concludes that such a low probability event can lead to extreme consequences, the industry (system suppliers and utilities) or the Safety Authorities may take appropriate decisions to reinforce the defence-in-depth of the plant. The project ASAMPSA_E aims at identifying good practices for the identification of such situations with the help of Level 1-Level 2 PSA and for the definition of appropriate criteria for decision making in the European context. It offers a new framework to discuss, at a technical level, how extended PSA can be developed efficiently and be used to verify if the robustness of NPPs in their environment is sufficient. It will allow exchanges on the feasibility of “extended PSAs” able to quantify risks induced by NPPs site (multi-units reactors and spent fuel pools, modelling impact of internal initiating events, internal and external hazards on equipment and human recovery actions …).

Call for proposal

FP7-Fission-2013
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INSTITUT DE RADIOPROTECTION ET DE SURETE NUCLEAIRE
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Didier Mestraletti (Mr.)
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€ 318 369,79

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GESELLSCHAFT FUR ANLAGEN UND REAKTORSICHERHEIT (GRS) gGmbH
Germany
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€ 226 839,50
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Schwertnergasse 1
50667 Koln

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Gisela Niedermeyer (Ms.)
Jacobs Clean Energy Limited
United Kingdom
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€ 132 101,13
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Chelford Road Booths Hall
WA16 8QZ Knutsford

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Julian Mustoe (Mr.)
RICERCA SUL SISTEMA ENERGETICO - RSE SPA
Italy
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€ 88 339,20
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Via Raffaele Rubattino 54
20134 Milano

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Carlo Legramandi (Dr.)
VYSUS SWEDEN AB
Sweden
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€ 219 996,28
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Box 1288
172 25 Sundbybergs

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Per Hellstrom (Mr.)
UJV REZ, a. s.
Czechia
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Hlavni 130, Rez
250 68 Husinec

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UNIVERSITAT WIEN
Austria
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Universitatsring 1
1010 Wien

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Kurt Decker (Dr.)
CAZZOLI ERRICO GIUSEPPECAZZOLI CONSULTING CC
Switzerland
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Wiesenweg 14
5415 Nusbaumen

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AGENZIA NAZIONALE PER LE NUOVE TECNOLOGIE, L'ENERGIA E LO SVILUPPO ECONOMICO SOSTENIBILE
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Lungotevere Grande Ammiraglio Thaon Di Revel 76
00196 Roma

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NUCLEAR RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY GROUP
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Westerduinweg 3
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Avda San Adrian 48
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ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
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Avenue De Wagram 22
75008 Paris 08

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LIETUVOS ENERGETIKOS INSTITUTAS
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Breslaujos G. 3
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Robertas Alzbutas (Dr.)
NUBIKI Nuclear Safety Research Institute Ltd.
Hungary
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€ 77 040
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Konkoly Thege Miklos Utca 29 33 6 Ep
1121 Budapest

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FORSMARKS KRAFTGRUPP AB
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Göran Hulqvist (Mr.)
AREVA NP SAS
France
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€ 182 857,65
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1 Place Jean Millier Tour Areva
92400 Courbevoie

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Monique Klein (Mrs.)
NARODOWE CENTRUM BADAN JADROWYCH
Poland
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€ 49 006
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Ulica Andrzeja Soltana 7
05 400 Otwock

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Mieczyslaw Borysiewicz (Dr.)
STATE ENTERPRISE STATE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL CENTER FOR NUCLEAR AND RADIATION SAFETY
Ukraine
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Vasylya Stusa Street 35 - 37
03142 Kyiv

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Oleksandr Sevbo (Mr.)
VUJE AS
Slovakia
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€ 61 629,43
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Okruzna 5
91864 Trnava

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Juraj Jancovic (Mr.)
NIER INGEGNERIA SPA
Italy
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€ 91 447,50
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Via Clodoveo Bonazzi 2
40013 Castel Maggiore (Bo)

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Paolo Vestrucci (Prof.)
VGB POWERTECH EV

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Germany
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BEL V
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INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN
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Jamova 39
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Jadran Lenarčič (Prof.)
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR RESEARCH AND NUCLEAR ENERGY - BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Bulgaria
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Tsarlgradsko Shoosee 72
1784 Sofia

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Pavlin Groudev (Dr.)
REGIA AUTONOMA PENTRU ACTIVITATI NUCLEARE DROBETA TR. SEVERIN RA SUCURSALA CERCETARI NUCLEARE PITESTI

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Strada Campului 1
115400 Mioveni

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TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOFIA
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Kliment Ohridsky Bd 8
1000 Sofia

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Ivan Ivanov (Prof.)
AREXIS SARL
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Falandre
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Raphael Schirrer (Mr.)
CAZZOLI SHEILA
Switzerland
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5234 Villigen

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Sheila Frances Cazzoli (Mrs.)