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NRC Issues Final Rule Approving GE-Hitachi’s Revised ESBWR Design

The NRC has issued a Design Certification Rule for GE-Hitachi’s (GEH) revised Economic Simplified Boiling-Water Reactor (ESBWR) standard plant design.  GEH submitted to the NRC Revision 10 of its ESBWR Design Control Document (DCD) on April 1, 2014.  GEH’s application for design certification of Revision 10 has been referenced in COL applications for Fermi Unit 3 (Detroit Edison), North Anna Unit 3 (Dominion), Grand Gulf Unit 3 (Entergy), River Bend Unit 3 (Entergy), and Victoria County Units 1 and 2 (Exelon).

To view the Federal Register notice, click here.

To view Revision 10 of the ESBWR DCD, click here.