Extended Power Uprate (EPU) Application Review


To provide an overview of all elements of the NRC’s Review Standard RS-001. The workshop uses examples from one NRC EPU review (Turkey Point, June 2012) to illustrate how the NRC performed an actual review using RS-001. The workshop provides resources and background information for future use by a regulatory staff. The workshop describes US operating experience for plants approved for an extended power uprate. The workshop includes class participation on power uprate licensing and RS-001 elements.


In developing this workshop AdSTM made extensive use of NRC written guidance and safety evaluations. Reference materials are provided for use by other regulatory authorities. AdSTM staff insights are augmented by recent discussions with NRC staff. The views expressed are based on NRC information and are enhanced by the extensive experience of the instructors.

Regulatory technical staff