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Notification: Open Request for Technical Ideas for “Safety Enhancement for LWR” Program in FY2012-“R&D program for Plant Safety Enhancement” Selection Results

Notification: Selection Results in “ Open Request for Technical Ideas ”

The subsidy program organizers ( THE INSTITUTE OF APPLIED ENERGY, TOSHIBA CORPORATION, HITACHI-GE NUCLEAR ENERGY, LTD., and MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES,LTD ) have held “ Open Request for Technical Ideas ” during October 2 to 29.

As a result, there were 28 proposals.

We evaluated all proposals and decided 2 adoption proposals as candidate of this R&D program as shown below.

( Adoption Proposal No.1 )
  • Technical Issue: Development of evaluation method for seismic isolation system
    ( Seismic isolator substituted for the lead rubber bearing )
  • Applicant Name: SWCC Showa Device Technology co., LTD.
  • Title of Proposal: The tin rubber bearing
( Adoption Proposal No.2 )
  • Technical Issue: Enhancement of safety systems
    ( Physical model to evaluate accumulated water in heat exchanger tubes of Steam Generator )
  • Applicant Name: Shinshu University ( Professor Yasuo KOIZUMI )
  • Title of Proposal: Development of flooding correlation and evaluation model of the accumulated water based on experiments which can investigate governing phenomena

Links:

【The subsidy program organizer web site】
The Institute of Applied Energy Web site

Reference:

  1. Notification: Briefing Session on Open Request for Technical Ideas for“ Safety Enhancement for LWRs ” Program in FY2012 -“ R&D program for Plant Safety Enhancement ”
  2. Result summary about Briefing Session on Open Request for Technical Ideas for“ Safety Enhancement for LWRs ” Program in FY2012 -“ R&D program for Plant Safety Enhancement ”

Contact Information:

Nuclear Energy Policy Planning Division,
Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
Ishikawa, Tateishi
+81-3-3501-1991

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