United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

NuScale Safety Evaluations

The NRC's Safety Evaluations with Open Items (Review Phase 2) in conjunction with its review of the NuScale Design Certification application submitted by NuScale Power, LLC can be accessed in the Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) via Accession No. ML19191A196.

The NRC approved NuScale topical reports, along with NRC staff's safety evaluations, can be accessed in ADAMS via Accession No. ML20197A370.

The following table provides access to the Advanced Safety Evaluation Report (also referred to as Safety Evaluation Report with No Open Items) that the NRC has issued in conjunction with its completion of Phase 4 of the review of the NuScale Design Certification application submitted by NuScale Power, LLC. The Advanced Safety Evaluation Report is listed in the table on a chapter basis.

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Chapter Description Date
1 Introduction and General Discussion 12/09/2019
2 Site Characteristics and Site Parameters 11/13/2019
3 Design of Structures, Systems, Components and Equipment 12/12/2019
4 Reactor 12/09/2019
5 Reactor Coolant System and Connecting Systems 10/24/2019
6 Engineered Safety Features 12/09/2019
7 Instrumentation and Controls 09/18/2019
8 Electric Power 11/22/2019
9 Auxiliary Systems 12/10/2019
10 Steam and Power Conversion System 09/09/2019
11 Radioactive Waste Management 08/29/2019
12 Radiation Protection 11/22/2019
13 Conduct of Operations (Sections 13.1 - 13.5) 10/01/2019
Conduct of Operations (Sections 13.6 and 13.7) 11/26/2019
14 Initial Test Program and Inspections, Tests, Analyses, and Acceptance Criteria 11/26/2019
15 Transient and Accident Analysis 12/11/2019
16 Technical Specifications 12/04/2019
17 Quality Assurance and Reliability Assurance 08/08/2019
18 Human Factors Engineering 11/15/2019
19 Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Severe Accident Evaluation 12/12/2019
20 Mitigation of Beyond-Design-Basis Events 12/05/2019
21 Multi-Module Design Considerations 10/15/2019
Page Last Reviewed/Updated Friday, July 17, 2020