GDA report published

The Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Environment Agency have completed their initial assessment of the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) for the two proposed new reactor designs, AREVA and EDF’s UK EPR and the Westinghouse Electric Company’s AP1000. For both designs, the ONR and the EA say some issues remain, which they are confident that […]

Nuclear power must go on PR offensive, says regulator

In order to improve the image of new nuclear, public confidence has to be improved, said the industry regulator Kevin Allars. Speaking at a Nuclear Industry Association conference, Mr Allars, director of the HSE’s New Nuclear Build Generic Design Assessment, said: “We need clarity and transparency so we don’t alarm people. The right message is […]