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Polish universities launching nuclear courses, as PKN Orlen plans 79 SMRs

Polish universities launching nuclear courses, as PKN Orlen plans 79 SMRs

Six Polish universities, energy firm PKN Orlen and the Ministry of Education have signed a letter of intent for the roll-out of new nuclear energy-related courses to begin in the coming academic year. It comes with Orlen's CEO outlining large-scale plans for adoption of small modular reactors.

New Nuclear 02 February 2023


Poland's Respect Energy considers deploying French SMR design

Poland's Respect Energy considers deploying French SMR design

Polish renewable energy trader Respect Energy has signed an agreement with EDF to cooperate on the development of nuclear power projects in Poland based on France's Nuward small modular reactor technology.

New Nuclear 16 January 2023


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Westinghouse and Poland's PEJ sign agreement on AP1000 'next steps'

Westinghouse and Poland's PEJ sign agreement on AP1000 'next steps'

Poland’s Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe has signed a cooperation agreement with Westinghouse "defining the main principles and path forward for the first Polish nuclear reactors".

New Nuclear 16 December 2022


Korea signs nuclear fuel MoU for Poland's MARIA research reactor

Korea signs nuclear fuel MoU for Poland's MARIA research reactor

The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute plans to supply nuclear fuel for Poland’s research reactor MARIA using high-density low-enriched uranium silicide plate-shaped nuclear fuel manufacturing technology.

Uranium & Fuel 05 December 2022


Japan and Poland to begin work on high-temperature reactor design

Japan and Poland to begin work on high-temperature reactor design

A new agreement between the Japan Atomic Energy Agency and Polish National Centre for Nuclear Research has added the basic design of a research reactor to their ongoing collaborative R&D on high-temperature gas-cooled reactor technology.

New Nuclear 23 November 2022


Initial Pątnów site assessment under way

Initial Pątnów site assessment under way

Initial site investigations have begun for the construction of a Korean-supplied nuclear power plant in Pątnów in central Poland. In addition, 13 Memoranda of Understanding have been signed between Korean and Polish suppliers to cooperate on the project.

New Nuclear 11 November 2022


Poland's government confirms Westinghouse for nuclear plant

Poland's government confirms Westinghouse for nuclear plant

The Council of Ministers has formally approved the decision that the first nuclear power plant in Poland will use three Westinghouse AP1000 reactors - with the US company calling it an "historic day" as it looks to build a fleet of the reactors in central Europe.

New Nuclear 03 November 2022


Poland's Westinghouse choice 'deepens strategic relationship' with USA

Poland's Westinghouse choice 'deepens strategic relationship' with USA

US firm Westinghouse has been chosen to build Poland's first nuclear power plant, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said, with US Vice President Kamala Harris saying the decision "can address the climate crisis, strengthen European energy security, and deepen the US-Poland strategic relationship".

New Nuclear 31 October 2022


South Korea's KHNP signs letter of intent on Polish nuclear

South Korea's KHNP signs letter of intent on Polish nuclear

Poland's Ministry of State Assets, South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Polish companies ZE PAK and Polska Grupa Energetyczna, and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power have agreed to develop plans for a nuclear power plant in Patnow in Poland.

New Nuclear 31 October 2022


Poland 'closer to decision' on nuclear partner after US talks

Poland 'closer to decision' on nuclear partner after US talks

Poland aims to build six nuclear plants in the coming years and has had offers from the USA’s Westinghouse, South Korea’s KHNP and France’s EDF. As the country’s deadline for making a decision approaches, Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin and Climate Minister Anna Moskwa held talks in Washington with US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm.

New Nuclear 24 October 2022