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What does HWR stand for?

HWR stands for Heavy Water Reactor

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The idea is to install small reactors that use natural uranium to generate power, the waste that emerges from this can then be used as fuel in so called "fast breeder reactors" and finally a completely new kind of reactor the Advanced Heavy Water Reactor a plant that feeds on the abundant thorium reserves could generate enough electricity to power the nation for 250 years, fulfilling India's quest for energy independence.
The UN Security Council had imposed four sets of sanctions on Iran after it refused to suspend both enrichment and its heavy water reactor program, and therefore, any sign that it is ready to open a larger window is likely to blunt US-led efforts to increase pressure on the Islamic Republic for defying the Security Council.
However according to the Economic Times newspaper, quoting officials from India's Directorate of Atomic Energy, which runs the Atomic Energy Commission and regulates NPCIL, India's own 500 to 700 MW pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWR) reactors are more likely to be used in the railway project.