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Westinghouse plans investment in Polish nuclear

Westinghouse plans investment in Polish nuclear

Westinghouse Electric Company has announced its intention to invest in nuclear technologies in Poland, following a meeting in Warsaw between Westinghouse CEO Patrick Fragman and Polish Secretary of State for Strategic Energy Infrastructure Piotr Naimski.

Corporate 16 March 2021


Hungary and Poland plan nuclear to replace coal

Hungary and Poland plan nuclear to replace coal

Hungary is now the sixth European country to bring forward its coal phaseout plan, announcing that it will shut its last remaining coal plant in 2025. Meanwhile Poland says its first nuclear power unit will be built in Gdansk and the second one probably at the site of its Belchatów coal plant.

Energy & Environment 05 March 2021


Polish-US civil nuclear agreement enters into force

Polish-US civil nuclear agreement enters into force

The diplomatic notes Poland and the USA exchanged last year on cooperation in the development of Poland's civil nuclear power programme have officially entered into force, Poland's Secretary of State for Strategic Energy Infrastructure Piotr Naimski told the TOK FM radio station yesterday. This means the USA now has 18 months to prepare both a technology and a financing offer to build nuclear power plants in Poland, he said.

Nuclear Policies 03 March 2021


Poland approves 2040 energy policy

Poland approves 2040 energy policy

Poland's Council of Ministers yesterday approved an energy policy to 2040 (PEP2040) that aims to reduce the share of coal in the country's electricity generation mix from 72% in 2020 to 56% in 2030. The policy includes construction of six nuclear power units.

Nuclear Policies 03 February 2021


NEA, IFNEC and Poland launch nuclear financing initiative

NEA, IFNEC and Poland launch nuclear financing initiative

The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency has launched an initiative together with Poland's Ministry of Climate and Environment and the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation to collaborate on issues of common interest related to innovative nuclear financing. The initiative began with a technical workshop on 14-15 January, which brought together experts from the public, private and academic sectors to discuss a number of fundamental issues pertaining to the financing of nuclear new build.

New Nuclear 27 January 2021


Polish group calls on Germany to reverse nuclear phaseout

Polish group calls on Germany to reverse nuclear phaseout

Polish climate and environmental activists are asking Germany to reconsider its 2011 decision to phase out nuclear power. On 18 December, activists from the FOTA4Climate initiative submitted to the German embassy in Warsaw an open letter signed by Polish scientists, intellectuals, activists and citizens.

Nuclear Policies 22 December 2020


Exelon completes SMR feasibility study for Polish programme

Exelon completes SMR feasibility study for Polish programme

Synthos Green Energy has announced the completion of a deployment feasibility study for the implementation of a fleet of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy BWRX-300 small modular reactors in Poland. The study, which was prepared by Exelon Generation, will help the Synthos Group estimate how many reactors would need to be built to make the most of the cost effect of serial SMR production.

New Nuclear 16 December 2020


Energy Bridge has geopolitical significance, says Polenergia

Energy Bridge has geopolitical significance, says Polenergia

Grzegorz Stanislavsky, a member of the supervisory board of the Polish company Polenergia, as well as of the management board of the Ukraine Power Bridge Company, has insisted that the Ukraine-European Union Energy Bridge project should go ahead. The project has geopolitical significance, not only for Energoatom and the Ukrainian state, he said, but above all for the countries of Europe, "which are forced to fight for their energy independence".

Corporate 04 December 2020


Polish chemicals group looks to USNC micro modular reactor

Polish chemicals group looks to USNC micro modular reactor

Synthos Green Energy has signed a cooperation agreement with Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) to assess the feasibility of the micro modular reactor (MMR) plant design to generate carbon-free hydrogen, heat, and power for use in SGE’s chemical plants. SGE is part of Synthos SA Capital Group, which includes Synthos SA, a chemical manufacturer based in Poland, with operations in the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, and France. The aim is for the MMR Energy System to replace existing plants that use coal or natural gas.

New Nuclear 04 November 2020


Company begins SMR discussions with Polish regulator

Company begins SMR discussions with Polish regulator

Synthos Green Energy has entered discussions with the Polish nuclear regulator about a potential GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy BWRX-300 small modular reactor project. SGE is seeking a general opinion from the regulator, Państwowa Agencja Atomistyki, which it described as the first step of the procedure before the regulatory process for the planned construction of a nuclear power plant in Poland.

New Nuclear 29 October 2020