The ABWR Working Group (ABWRWG) was approved by MDEP Policy Group in September 2013. The group's work is focused on the safety reviews of General Electric (GE)-Hitachi, Hitachi-GE and Toshiba ABWR designs.
The national regulatory authorities participating in the ABWRWG include:
The ABWRWG's main objectives are as follows:
The ABWRWG reports the status of its activities three times a year at the MDEP Steering Technical Committee (STC) meetings.
Key stakeholders with whom the working group interacts are GE-Hitachi, Hitachi-GE, Toshiba and utilities pursuing licensing and construction of the ABWR.
For more information, see the MDEP Annual Report: 2015-2016.
Last reviewed: 20 March 2017