Challenges in Long-term Operation of Nuclear Power Plants

Implications for Regulatory Bodies

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Published on September 21, 2012


This document contains a compilation of consensus guidance for approval of long-term operation of nuclear power plants. This guidance is presented as fundamental and key principles that should govern decisions on authorisation for long-term operation. These principles allow for differences in national regulatory strategies and expectations while ensuring that safe performance can be achieved in long-term operation.