United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Design Certification Application Review - U.S. Advanced Pressurized-Water Reactor (US-APWR)

US-APWR
Who:   Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

What:   Application for Standard Design Certification for the U.S. Advanced Pressurized-Water Reactor (US-APWR), a 4,451-MWt pressurized-water reactor (PWR)

When:   Mitsubishi Heavy Industries submitted the Standard Design Certification Application on December 31, 2007. The staff of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is currently performing a detailed review of that application.

Where:   See our map showing locations of projected new nuclear power reactors.

For additional detail, see the following related pages:

For information on the combined license (COL) application referencing the US-APWR design, please see the Combined License Applications for New Reactors.

Contacts for US-APWR Design Certification
Lead Project Manager Perry Buckberg
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