boiling water reactor


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a nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator

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The General Electric Company (GE) built India's first nuclear plant, the Tarapur 1 & 2 boiling water reactor (BWR) station, during the 1960s.
s 1,520-megawatt Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor can be constructed at low cost for shorter work periods because of a simplified design.
The Brunswick Nuclear Plant utilizes two GE boiling water reactors, each of which produces approximately 815 megawatts of electricity.
River Bend Station is a General Electric boiling water reactor model type six.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission sanctioned the company's Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) design certification.
Nine Mile Point is a two-unit boiling water reactor site.
The move will strengthen GE and Hitachi's existing boiling water reactor (BWR) capabilities in the light water reactor industry, while positioning the alliance for expansion into new nuclear energy segments and technologies.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the world's safest boiling water reactor.
2 reactor, an 820,000-kilowatt boiling water reactor, at the plant in Matsue, by fiscal 2010 after winning support from the local public.
PHILADELPHIA, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- PECO Nuclear, a business unit of PECO Energy Company (NYSE: PE), has been awarded a contract to perform an independent nuclear fuel cycle study for the Duane Arnold Energy Center Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) owned by Alliant Utilities (formerly IES Utilities) in Palo, Iowa.
Toshiba, the majority owner, is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of boiling water reactor nuclear technology, heavy equipment and components for nuclear power plants.
MHI President Hideaki Omiya said, ''Introducing Areva's boiling water reactor fuel technology, the joint business formation will be supplying fuel for both domestic BWR nuclear power plants and the PWR plants.
Shaw is a preeminent nuclear architect-engineer, constructor, and piping supplier and Toshiba is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of boiling water reactor nuclear technology, heavy equipment and components for nuclear power plants.
Westinghouse Northern Europe vice president and managing director Johan Hallen said: "It also helps us strengthen our position as a leading boiling water reactor fuel supplier on the European market which ensures a strong domestic industry employing thousands in Sweden.
Mechanical experts say that if the turbine blades were damaged while a boiling water reactor is in operation it could smash through the cover of the electric turbine and may lead to the possible release of steam into the air from coolants containing radioactive substances.