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White papers/Factsheets

WANO Performance Objectives

WANO Performance Objectives set out the highest global standards of excellence in nuclear safety and reliability. They are used in nuclear power stations and facilities worldwide with all technologies and in all cultural contexts. Used alongside a defined criteria, they are the international ‘gold standard’ for the commercial nuclear power industry.


Roadmap to Operational Readiness

WANO’s New Unit Assistance Working Group has published an updated version of the Roadmap to Operational Readiness. This essential guide helps new nuclear projects worldwide build high-quality operational capabilities and achieve high levels of operational readiness in preparation for plant startup.


Transition to Decommissioning Roadmap

Roadmap to guide operators through the transition to decommissioning


New Unit Assistance White Paper

This paper explores the changing face of the world nuclear energy industry with a focus on new build programmes, both from the perspective of new entrants and existing nuclear power plant or utility operators.