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 APR1400WG 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.


The accomplishments of the working group will be documented later as the kick-off meeting was held in January 2014.

Programme plan

To be published soon.


To be published as they become available.

Last reviewed: 14 April 2014