the european stress test for nuclear power plants

Requirements for a comprehensive risk assessment of the European Nuclear Power Plants


The question has to be answered what would be needed to come to a reliable and comprehensive risk assessment of the European NPP. To identify the conditions it is at first necessary to know about the main obstacles which up until now have been the reason for the current limited approach of the “Stress test“ as is analysed above. Options to rectify the deficits of the current approach of the “Stress test“ as far as possible under the current limitations of the European political structures can be divided into those which could improve the current process, and those which can be regarded as a second step that should follow the current process.