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English translation: pilot power plant

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French term or phrase:tête de série
English translation:pilot power plant
Entered by: Luisa Moura Almeida
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10:00 Apr 4, 2007
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Energy / Power Generation
French term or phrase: tête de série
in a list of acronyms about this (nuclear) plant:

Tranche Tête de Série
Mpoma
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:21
pilot power plant
Explanation:
It's the pilot project for a new type of reactor

TTS : Tranche Tête de Série, c’est-à-dire celle qui est choisie pour la première réalisation d’une opération avant généralisation
http://209.85.135.104/search?q=cache:qcQ7u_dmrcwJ:nucleaire....

...The European Pressurized Reactor (EPR) is a third generation nuclear fission pressurized water reactor (PWR) design. It has been designed and developed mainly by Framatome (Areva NP) and Electricité de France (EDF) in France, and Siemens AG in Germany.

The main design objectives of the EPR design are increased safety while providing enhanced economic competitiveness through evolutionary improvements to previous PWR designs scaled up to an electrical power output of 1600 MWe. The reactor can use 5% enriched uranium oxide or mixed uranium plutonium oxide fuel...

Pilot power plant
The Olkiluoto 3 [1] power plant in Finland, initially scheduled to go on line in 2009 [2], will be the first EPR reactor built. The construction will be a joint effort of French Areva and German Siemens AG through their common subsidiary Areva NP, for Finnish operator TVO. The power plant will cost about €3.7 billion...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Pressurized_Reactor
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Luisa Moura Almeida
Local time: 08:21
Grading comment
excellent, thanks
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pilot power plant


Explanation:
It's the pilot project for a new type of reactor

TTS : Tranche Tête de Série, c’est-à-dire celle qui est choisie pour la première réalisation d’une opération avant généralisation
http://209.85.135.104/search?q=cache:qcQ7u_dmrcwJ:nucleaire....

...The European Pressurized Reactor (EPR) is a third generation nuclear fission pressurized water reactor (PWR) design. It has been designed and developed mainly by Framatome (Areva NP) and Electricité de France (EDF) in France, and Siemens AG in Germany.

The main design objectives of the EPR design are increased safety while providing enhanced economic competitiveness through evolutionary improvements to previous PWR designs scaled up to an electrical power output of 1600 MWe. The reactor can use 5% enriched uranium oxide or mixed uranium plutonium oxide fuel...

Pilot power plant
The Olkiluoto 3 [1] power plant in Finland, initially scheduled to go on line in 2009 [2], will be the first EPR reactor built. The construction will be a joint effort of French Areva and German Siemens AG through their common subsidiary Areva NP, for Finnish operator TVO. The power plant will cost about €3.7 billion...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Pressurized_Reactor

Luisa Moura Almeida
Local time: 08:21
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
excellent, thanks

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  -> Thanks, B!

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