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Polish cabinet approves new nuclear plan

Nuclear Policies

29 January 2014

The Polish government has adopted a revised program for the construction of the country's first nuclear power plants, which sees two facilities in operation by 2035.

Partnership agreed for Polish plant

Corporate

24 September 2013

Four state-owned companies have agreed the shareholdings they will each hold in the entity set up to build and operate Poland's first nuclear power plant. Utility Polska Grupa Energetyczna will retain a 70% stake in the company, PGE EJ1.

Japan and V4 pledge cooperation

Nuclear Policies

17 June 2013

V4+Japan (Image: Government of Japan)_48A summit meeting of the leaders of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Japan has concluded with the prime ministers promising ongoing cooperation in fields including nuclear energy.

Don't impede our nuclear, V4 tells EU

Nuclear Policies

15 October 2013

V4 ministers (Árvai Károly/Hungary PM)_48Leaders from four central European countries have come together to tell the European Union they feel that nuclear energy is being discriminated against, and have called for the EU to support their nuclear expansion plans.

Areva, EDF extend Polish supplier network

Corporate

11 September 2013

Areva and EDF have signed cooperation agreements with four Polish companies to bolster their local supply chain in the country. Areva's EPR is one of four reactor designs under consideration for Poland's first nuclear power plant.

Grid concerns for Baltic project

New Nuclear

11 June 2013

Turbine blank Alstom-AEM 48Work may be halted on the Baltic nuclear power plant project as the possibility to export its power appears less certain.