Safety Analysis and Licensing

Holtec’s in-house team of engineers, led by an experienced staff of licensing excerpts prepare Safety Analysis Reports for our clients around the globe to seek approval by their country’s nuclear regulatory authority which will permit the use of Holtec’s nuclear fuel & waste management products. Holtec’s licensing staff spearheads all docketed licensing applications with the USNRC and foreign regulatory authorities providing personalized support in all phases of the licensing process. Holtec has a long unblemished history of successful licensing of 10CFR Part 50 license application for storage of spent fuel storage racks in the U.S. and overseas. Holtec has helped over 80 nuclear power plants in the U.S. and over twenty plants overseas gain approval of their licesning application from the regulatory agencies such as NRC in U.S. and KINS in Korea.

In the area of 10CFR Part 71 and Part 72 which govern the licensing of dry storage of spent fuel assemblies, Holtec currently maintains the following U.S. NRC Certificates of Compliance:

  • U.S. NRC CoC 72-1014
  • U.S. NRC CoC 72-1032
  • U.S. NRC CoC 72-1008
  • U.S. NRC CoC 71-9261
  • U.S. NRC CoC 71-9336
  • U.S. NRC CoC 71-9325

In addition to the U.S. NRC Certificates above, Holtec has also helped various nuclear plants gain approval of their site specific license application. The following provides the list of U.S. NRC Certificate of Compliance licenses that Holtec helped secure utilizing Holtec dry spent fuel storage systems:

  • U.S. NRC Storage Materials License SNM-2511, Diablo Canyon site-specific ISFSI
  • U.S. NRC Storage Materials License SNM-2513, Private Fuel Storage site-specific
  • ISFSI U.S. NRC Storage Materials License SNM-2514, Humboldt Bay site-specific ISFSI.

Holtec’s engineering and licensing staff member are veterans of licensing effort in a number of countries outside of the U.S. where they have successfully gained approval of the licensing applications:

  • Brazil
  • China
  • Mexico
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom