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Synonyms for BWR

a nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator

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Both of them are boiling-water reactors and are more than 30 years old.
356-million-kilowatt advanced boiling-water reactor was restarted after the world's largest nuclear power plant complex in terms of output was shut down following a major earthquake that jolted the region in July 2007.
In 1975, Tokyo Electric Power filed an application with the government seeking permission to build the boiling-water reactor with a power output of 1,100 megawatts and received approval in 1977.
2 advanced boiling-water reactor had been built based on guidelines for anti-seismic designs that the government formulated 20 years ago.
The 1,358-megawatt upgraded boiling-water reactor has been undergoing a test run and is the first new reactor to start operating since Tohoku Electric Power Co.
The 1,100-megawatt boiling-water reactor is also the first commercial reactor to open in Aomori Prefecture, which has a number of nuclear facilities, including a spent fuel reprocessing plant and a high-level radioactive waste storage facility.
specializing in boiling-water reactor nuclear power plants, and a corporate acquisition fund.
The 1,370-megawatt improved boiling-water reactor will be the first nuclear reactor to be built after Hokkaido Electric Power Co.
1 boiling-water reactor at the Onagawa nuclear power station in Oshika, Miyagi Prefecture due to a possible leakage of nitrogen from the reactor's containment tank.
1 boiling-water reactor at the Onagawa nuclear power plant in Miyagi Prefecture due to a surge in nitrogen supply within the reactor's storage facility.
The 1,100-megawatt, boiling-water reactor was shut after water leakage was found on Dec.