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What does EPR stand for?

EPR stands for European Pressurised Water Reactor (Franco-German project)


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If Rosatom did move ahead with a UK investment it would currently have to choose between two reactor designs, the European Pressurised water Reactor (EPR) and Westinghouse''s AP1000.
Regarding Mr Harris' assertion that new nuclear power stations can be built quickly, the only nuclear power station under construction in Europe - the prototype European pressurised water reactor in Olkiluoto, Finland - is currently three years behind schedule, 70% over budget, and with a reported 1,500 construction defects.
Vincent de Rivaz, chief executive of EDF in Britain, said: "EDF will now step up its plans to take part in building a series of four new nuclear new plants in the UK, using European pressurised water reactor technology, with the first one completed by the end of 2017.
Areva clinched the biggest commercial nuclear power contract ever, worth €8bn, agreeing to sell China two new-generation European pressurised water reactors and to provide atomic fuel for nearly two decades.