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Westinghouse forms strategic partnerships with Polish firms

Westinghouse forms strategic partnerships with Polish firms

Westinghouse Electric Company has signed memorandums of understanding with ten Polish companies for cooperation on the potential deployment of AP1000 nuclear power plants in Poland and elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe.

Corporate 24 January 2022


Poland narrows down nuclear sites

Poland narrows down nuclear sites

The seaside towns of Lubiatowo and Kopalino in Poland's Choczewo municipality have been named as the preferred location for the country's first large nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 22 December 2021


Collaboration for Polish deployment of BWRX-300

Collaboration for Polish deployment of BWRX-300

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, BWXT Canada and Poland's Synthos Green Energy yesterday signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate in deploying BWRX-300 small modular reactors in Poland. SGE, together with its partners, plans to deploy at least 10 BWRX-300 SMRs in Poland by the early 2030s.

New Nuclear 16 December 2021


Polish support for nuclear on a high

Polish support for nuclear on a high

Support for nuclear energy in Poland is overwhelming with 78% of people supporting the technology as a response to climate change, according to opinion polling. It comes as the country experiences a series of developments towards nuclear deployment.

Nuclear Policies 15 December 2021


Polish joint venture to commercialise SMRs

Polish joint venture to commercialise SMRs

Polish companies Synthos Green Energy and PKN Orlen have signed an investment agreement to establish a joint venture for the deployment of a small modular reactor fleet in Poland. The Orlen Synthos Green Energy joint venture will commercialise micro modular reactor and SMR technology, in particular GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's BWRX-300.

Corporate 07 December 2021


V4 countries reiterate support for nuclear

V4 countries reiterate support for nuclear

Ministers from Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland (the Visegrad 4) met in Paks and agreed: "Without nuclear power it will not be possible to achieve the goals of climate neutrality." They called on the European Commission to approve its inclusion in the taxonomy of sustainable investments.

Nuclear Policies 19 November 2021


France makes nuclear offer to Poland

France makes nuclear offer to Poland

France's EDF has made an offer to the Polish government to build as many as six EPR units. A project of that size would decarbonise 40% of the country's electricity and avoid up to 55 million tons of CO2 per year, EDF said. The "non-binding preliminary offer" represents a range of options for Poland. It details the engineering, procurement and construction that would be needed for four to six EPR units, at either two or three sites. The EPR units would produce 1650 MWe each.

New Nuclear 14 October 2021


NuScale signs agreement with new Polish partners to replace coal

NuScale signs agreement with new Polish partners to replace coal

NuScale has signed a second agreement to consider its small reactors as a general replacement for coal units in Poland. The US small reactor vendor will support two energy firms, Poland-based Unimot and USA-based Getka, in their joint work to explore the possibility.

Corporate 24 September 2021


Polish companies sign MoUs on SMR deployment and supply chain

Polish companies sign MoUs on SMR deployment and supply chain

Two separate agreements have been announced between Polish companies and North American small modular reactor vendors and suppliers. A memorandum of understanding between Cameco, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, GEH SMR Technologies Canada Ltd and Synthos Green Energy will see those companies evaluate a potential Canadian supply chain for a fleet of BWRX-300 reactors in Poland. Separately, NuScale Power, KGHM Polska Miedź SA and Piela Business Engineering are to explore the deployment of NuScale's SMR technology to repower or repurpose existing coal-fired power plants.

Corporate 23 September 2021


Chemical giant looks to nuclear heat to decarbonise

Chemical giant looks to nuclear heat to decarbonise

Polish chemical producer Ciech will consider nuclear technologies to replace coal burnt for power and process heat in its plants. Ciech has signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate with Synthos Green Energy, which is already working with GE-Hitachi and Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation.

New Nuclear 10 September 2021