Newbuild: MHI Unveils a New Reactor Design

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The 1,200 megawatt "next-generation" pressurized water reactor (PWR) unveiled by Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) comes amid a major government push for more nuclear energy, but with an uncertain future. If ever developed the "SFZ-1200" would likely be used to replace aging PWRs in the Japanese fleet, or even reactors in decommissioning.

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