boiling water reactor

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Noun1.boiling water reactor - a nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator; the water boils in the reactor core and the steam produced can drive a steam turbine
water-cooled reactor - nuclear reactor using water as a coolant
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The deal, worth $140 million, covers Exelon's full fleet of boiling water reactors and three pressurized water units and will run through the spring outage season in 2021.
GE has a controlling stake in a joint venture with Hitachi and Toshiba called Global Nuclear Fuel, which provides fuel for boiling water reactors (BWRs).
The research, conducted with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Michigan, and the University of California, Berkeley will study using Transuranium Elements (TRUs) as fuel, and the development of Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors (RBWRs) that enable the effective use of uranium resources.
Targeting Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors that can Reduce the Time Required for Decay in the Radioactivity of Waste Materials; Aiming for development of Next-Generation Nuclear Reactors that effectively use radioactive waste materials as fuel
We should let our politicians at all levels of government know that GE Hitachi's proposed boiling water reactors for Wylfa B are not welcome, bearing in mind that they are another version of the reactors that blew up at Fukushima.
These will be used for the boiling water reactors in Japan's nuclear power plants.
The units would be the first commercial boiling water reactors in the country.
A senior official with Russia's state atomic energy corporation Rosatom said in November that Hitachi-proposed advanced boiling water reactors have not been tested outside Japan and could be extremely dangerous.
Shri Saibaba has vast experience in the field of manufacturing of Zirconium Alloy Fabrication and Structurals for the Indian Nuclear Programme which are used in Boiling Water Reactors (BWR) at Tarapur (TAPS 1&2) and in all the Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) in India.
But in the weeks since March 11, when a combination of an earthquake and a tsunami shut down the boiling water reactors at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, the means by which engineers at a shutdown reactor remove decay heat has taken on worldwide importance.
According to the World Nuclear Association, the plant presently has two advanced boiling water reactors scheduled to go into commercial operation in late 2011 and 2012.
Five of the six reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi 1 site are General Electric Mark I Boiling Water Reactors.