The development of nuclear power plants (NPP) in Poland was supported by 86.4 percent of respondents to a recent poll with only 10.2 percent voicing opposition to the plans.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has said that modern nuclear power plants use technology that is safe for the environment and poses no risk to people.
US Vice President Kamala Harris has welcomed the news that Poland has chosen Westinghouse, a US supplier of nuclear products and technologies, to build the country's first nuclear power plant.
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As concern heightens over the future, no longer are fallout shelters being seen as the domain of eccentric survivalists or paranoid billionaires. Vastly varying in size and cost, what was once a niche market has seen an explosion in both interest and innovation.
Poland's foreign minister has said Nato should use "devastating" conventional force if Russia uses nuclear weapons in its war in Ukraine.
The Polish anti-trust office, UOKiK, has granted approval for the country's dominant fuels group, PKN Orlen, and Synthos Green Energy to set up a company to build and run small nuclear reactors.
French state-controlled power group EDF has submitted an initial, non-binding offer to the Polish government to build four to six nuclear power units in Poland, EDF reported on Wednesday.
KGHM, a Polish copper and silver company, is set to pen an agreement with US firms NuScalle Power LCC and PBE Molecule to develop small modular reactors (SMRs), the company said in a Thursday statement.