ABWR Working Group (ABWRWG)

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.

Programme plan

2016-2017 Programme Plan


CP-ABWRWG-01: Common Position Addressing Issues Related to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident

Last reviewed: 27 October 2016