There are a number of bodies and organisations that play important roles in the broader nuclear industry and in relation to the GDA process.
For information on the regulation of the nuclear industry in the UK
The Environment Agency – a UK Government agency and the environmental regulator in England. Responsible for assessment and issue of a Statement of Design Acceptability SoDA.
The Office for Nuclear Regulation – the UK Nuclear regulator. Responsible for issue of a Design Acceptance Confirmation (DAC).
Natural Resources Wales – the environmental regulator for Wales.
Companies involved in ABWR development in the UK
Horizon Nuclear Power – the developer which proposes to operate ABWR reactors at two sites in the UK.
Hitachi Ltd – owner of Horizon and majority shareholder in Hitachi-GE.
General Electric Company (GE) Ltd – minority shareholder in HitachiGE.
Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. – GDA Requesting Party.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change.
Sources of information on the nuclear industry and nuclear power
The Nuclear Industry Association – the trade body of the UK civil nuclear industry.
The World Nuclear Association – the trade association for the worldwide nuclear industry.