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Applicability study of siting regulations and standards for high temperature gas-cooled reactor cogeneration project

  • WANG Yongfu ,
  • SUN Yuliang
  • Advanced Nuclear Technology Collaborative Innovation Center, Key Laboratory of Advanced Reactor Engineering and Safety, Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Received date: 2016-10-31

  Revised date: 2017-01-19

  Online published: 2017-07-17


High temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) possesses excellent inherent safety, and the high quality steam from it can be used to meet the heating demand of petrochemical industry and so forth. The challenge for siting regulations and standards during the process of HTGR cogeneration project promotion is revealed in this article. Based on the analysis of mutual effects between HTGR and petrochemical industry user, it is believed that establishing the siting regulations and standards for HTGR cogeneration project is necessary. Combined with the domestic and oversea investigations, it is suggested that the siting regulations and standards establishment should take the technical advantages of HTGR into full account and focus on the coordination of different industry emergency systems. And a trinity concept of non-residential zone, restricted zone and emergency plan zone for the HTGR cogeneration project is proposed.

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WANG Yongfu , SUN Yuliang . Applicability study of siting regulations and standards for high temperature gas-cooled reactor cogeneration project[J]. Science & Technology Review, 2017 , 35(13) : 24 -28 . DOI: 10.3981/j.issn.1000-7857.2017.11.003


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