On Monday, Axpo submitted the documents for characterisation and assessment of the findings in the base material of the Beznau 1 reactor pressure vessel. The Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (ENSI) will review these and decide whether Beznau 1 nuclear power plant will receive permission to restart.
He will take up his post on 1 January 2017 and will simultaneously become a member of the ENSI Executive Board.
The safety assessments of European nuclear power plants will continue even after the completion of the EU stress tests. Next year, Switzerland and the EU countries will compile reports on the ageing management of their nuclear power plants.
On the occasion of the 27th annual meeting of the CFS, the French-Swiss commission for nuclear safety and radiological protection, Switzerland and France exchanged ideas on various topics in the field of nuclear safety. Here, France expressed interest in the research programme of ENSI.
The experts of the European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG) have joined others in awarding good marks to Switzerland’s nuclear power plants. In their assessment of Switzerland’s National Report for the EU Stress Test, the EU experts conclude that Swiss nuclear power plants meet the international safety requirements in all areas, and Switzerland is even […]
At the 59th General Conference of the IAEA the representatives of the member states held discussions about various topics in the field of nuclear energy. The Swiss delegation with its representatives emphasised the international strengthening of nuclear safety.
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