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What does PHWR stand for?

PHWR stands for Pressurized Heavy Water (nuclear) Reactor

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India's nuclear energy program has been unique as it relies mostly on home grown technology and today the Department of Atomic Energy makes its own 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors, while a smaller 220 MW reactor is being offered for export to countries who may seek the technology.
He expressed confidence that country's capability to independently build small sized Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) will have a considerable demand in the future, especially from the developing countries.