Following Hitachi's acquisition of Horizon in November 2012, the UK Government has now asked regulators to begin formal discussions on the Generic Design Assessment of its Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR).
What does GDA stand for?
GDA stands for Generic Design Assessment (UK)
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The EPR design now goes through a generic design assessment by the two UK regulators, which is a process to be concluded by the end of 2012 if all outstanding issues are resolved.
Earlier that same month, the AP1000 was issued interim design approval in the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) process by U.
LONDON, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) applauds the United Kingdom's recommendations for meeting future electricity needs as outlined in the Energy White Paper and plans to seek pre-licensing approval for its ACR-1000(R) Advanced CANDU Reactor(R) as part of the Generic Design Assessment process.
Areva and Westinghouse have applied for Generic Design Assessment (GDA) for their 1,600 MW EPR and AP1000 reactor designs respectively.
A Generic Design Assessment (GDA) will now be carried out on the reactor, which is the only Generation III + reactor that has been in operation anywhere in the world, with four ABWRs in Japan, and three others under construction in Japan and Taiwan.
Earlier that same month, the AP1000 was issued Interim Design Approval in the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) process from the U.
The note follows a demand from the department's nuclear unit that the inspectorate begin the third stage of the generic design assessment (GDA) of various reactors put forward by companies such as Areva of France, needed to kick-start plans for a new generation of atomic power.