pressurized water reactor

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Noun1.pressurized water reactor - a nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator; the steam produced can drive a steam turbine
water-cooled reactor - nuclear reactor using water as a coolant
Translations
Druckwasserreaktor
réacteur à eau sous pression
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KNPP is India's first pressurised water reactor belonging to the light water reactor category.
This is the first pressurised water reactor ( PWR) that belongs to the Light Water Reactor ( LWR) technology in the country.
Fennovoima is said to be interested in Rossatomas 1,200 megawatt AES-2006 pressurised water reactor.
The required study will include a review of two potential designs: a reactor of VVER design using equipment already purchased by the customer together with Westinghouse instrumentation and control (I&C) systems, fuel and a Toshiba Corporation turbine generator, and the construction and operation of a pressurised water reactor (PWR) 1000-1200 MW design, the company said.
Horizon Nuclear Power must now decide between the Areva and EDF''s European Pressurised water Reactor (EPR) and Westinghouse''s AP1000 reactor for its site on Anglesey.
The latter have a simplified pressurised water reactor design aimed at small-scale electricity generation and water desalination projects, which are both in urgent need in Saudi Arabia.
Argentina's Atomic Energy Commission and technology firm INVAP have a simplified pressurised water reactor design aimed at small-scale electricity generation and water desalination projects, which are both urgent needs for the oil-rich Kingdom.
Centrica and EDF will form a joint venture under which they will construct, operate and decommission four new longer-lasting EPR reactors, a type of pressurised water reactor similar to those already in operation in nuclear industry-reliant France.