United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

ESBWR Application Review Schedule

The following table summarizes the key milestones in the schedule that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has established for its review of the design certification application for the Economic Simplified Boiling-Water Reactor (ESBWR).

Key Milestones Completion Date
Actual - A
Target - T
Application
Received design certification application 08/24/05 - A
 
Acceptance Review
Federal Register Notice (FRN) published for receipt and availability 09/28/05 - A
FRN published announcing acceptance 12/09/05 - A
Updated review schedule published 11/05/09 - A
 
Review
Advanced SER with no Open Items issued to ACRS 08/26/10 - A
Final SER and Final Design Approval issued 03/09/11 - A
 
Rulemaking
Issue final rule TBD*

* Under Review Pending Resolution of ESBWR Steam Dryer Issues.

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, April 18, 2013