France’s IRSN Calls For Further Research Into ‘Intrinsic Difficulties’ Of Passive Safety Systems

7 Jan (NucNet): Analysis of passive safety systems in nuclear reactors has identified a number of intrinsic difficulties that need further research, France’s Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) has said. more
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    The US NRC reached this conclusion nearly 25 years ago, and initiated research on the operation and reliability of passive safety systems when it was reviewing the AP600 and SBWR designs in the early 1990s.