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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Siedewasserreaktor
réacteur à eau bouillante
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The ATRIUM 11 assembly is the first boiling water reactor assembly to feature an 11x11 fuel rod array, providing enhanced safety as well as fuel cycle savings.
Since the 1980s, GE and Hitachi have worked together in developing Advanced Boiling Water Reactors (ABWRs) in Asia, a design that represents the world's only commercially proven Generation III reactor design.
and is a world-leading supplier of boiling water reactor fuel, including uranium dioxide and MOX fuel and fuel-related engineering services.
The technology, conceptualized and produced by GEH, is an evolution of the standard boiling water reactor design and uses simplified design features and fewer components, thereby allowing for faster construction and lower operating costs, as well as enhanced safety features.
GEH's portfolio of nuclear reactors also includes the Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR), the world's only Generation III reactor that has been certified in the United States and that has successful construction and operational experience.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission certified the design of the Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR).
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today announced that its Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR) technology has earned recognition as a GE ecomagination product.
Less than a month after GE acquired a $500 million order for gas turbines from nuclear power firm Exelon, GE Hitachi landed a contract worth almost $300 million to give fuel and maintenance services for the same firm's boiling water reactor nuclear energy facilities.
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awarded an integrated outage contract to GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy for the utility's entire fleet of boiling water reactor nuclear energy facilities.
The Japanese electronics company said it has agreed with Fennovoima to provide essential engineering data on its advanced boiling water reactor until the Finnish company makes its final decision on a supplier of the nuclear power plant in 2012.