pressurized water reactor


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a nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator

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While the pressurized water reactor required more equipment than the boiling water alternative, the PWP, was easier to analyze.
The project, known as ESSANUF (European Supply of Safe Nuclear Fuel), focuses on licensing alternative nuclear fuel supplies for Russian-designed pressurized water reactors (VVERs) operating in the EU.
Mitsubishi will conduct the study to confirm whether its EU-APWR pressurized water reactor fulfills engineering, procurement and construction requirements in Finland, it said.
18 million kilowatt pressurized water reactor into the atmosphere.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shaw, said, "Along with Toshiba, we are very pleased to complete these transactions and become a 20% owner of Westinghouse Electric, the premier provider of nuclear fuels, services and pressurized water reactor technology in the world today.
The agreement is to construct a pressurized water reactor (PWR) nuclear power plant in Argentina.
But they also plan to show that the group also is capable of utilizing Westinghouse's technology on a pressurized water reactor, Toshiba said.
utility Dominion Virginia Power said Friday it has selected the pressurized water reactor technology developed by Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
The Shin-Kori units are two-loop, light-water-moderated and cooled pressurized water reactor systems rated at 2,825 megawatts each, with electrical output of 1,000 megawatts.
Toshiba said the three partners will promote complementary relations in manufacturing, engineering and marketing to become a global leader in nuclear power generation, capable of providing ''comprehensive, one-stop solutions'' including machinery and services in both boiling and pressurized water reactor systems.
In 2008, Dutch utility EPZ determined to flourish its nuclear fuel supply and selected Areva to fabricate MOX fuel for the Borssele plant, including a 500 MWe pressurized water reactor.
An evolutionary pressurized water reactor, the APR-1400 has its origins in the CE System 80+ design.
The reactor vessel closure head is a key component of a pressurized water reactor.