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Toshiba Corp. said Tuesday its U.S. nuclear power unit, Westinghouse Electric Co., and U.S. engineering firm Shaw Group Inc. have won a deal to build two nuclear reactors in Florida.

They will construct the AP1000 reactors for Progress Energy Florida, a subsidiary of U.S. power utility firm Progress Energy, Toshiba said. The first of the reactors is planned to start operation in 2016 and the second in 2017.

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