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TABLE G.1 Worldwide Programs of Nuclear Power Technology Development as adapted from Golay (1990)

PROGRAMS EMPHASIZING PASSIVE SAFETY

Federal Republic of Germany

 

• 100-MWe Modular HTGR (Siemens, Brown Boveri)

United Kingdom and United States

 

• 300-MWe Modular PWR (SIR Concept) (Rolls Royce & ABB-Combustion Engineering)

United States

 

• 130-MWe Modular HTGR (General Atomic)

 

• 130-MWe Modular LMR (PRISM Concept, General Electric)

 

• 600-MWe LWRs (Semi-Passive Safety)

   

ASBWR (BWR, General Electric)

   

AP-600 (PWR, Westinghouse)

 

• 20-MWe Integral Fast Reactor (IFR Concept, Argonne National Laboratory)

Sweden

 

• 500-MWe PIUS-PWR (ASEA-Brown Boveri)

PROGRAMS EMPHASIZING ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE

Europe

 

• Joint European Fast Reactor (France, Germany, United Kingdom)

 

• European 1400-MWe PWR (Nuclear Power International: France, Germany)

Canada

 

• 450-MWe HWR (CANDU 3) (AECL)

 

• 900-MWe HWR (AECL & Ontario Hydro)

France

 

• 1400-MWe PWR (N4 Project, Framatome, Electricité de France)

 

• 1200- to 1450-MWe LMFBR (Superphenix-1 Project, Novatome, Electricité de France)

Federal Republic of Germany

 

• 500-MWe HTGR (Successor to 300-MWe THTR Project)

 

• 300-MWe LMR (SNR 300 LMFBR Project)

Japan

 

• 1250-MWe LWRs

   

ABWR (Tokyo Electric Power, General Electric, Toshiba, Hitachi)

   

APWR (Kansai Electric, Mitsubishi, Westinghouse)

 

• 714-MWe LMR (Monju LMFBR Project)

 

• Successor to 148-MWe FUGEN LWR/HWR Project

United Kingdom

 

• 1000 to 1400-MWe PWR (Sizewell-B, Hinkley Point-C Projects)

United States

 

• LWR Requirements Document Project (Electric Power Research Institute)

 

• 1250-MWe ABWR (General Electric)

 

• 1250-MWe APWR (Westinghouse)

 

• System 80+ (ABB-Combustion Engineering)



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