Government Commissioner for Strategic Energy Infrastructure Piotr Naimski held a meeting in Washington on Wednesday with US Energy Minister Dan Brouillette during which they discussed Polish-US energy cooperation and the US gas supply to Poland.
Spokesman for Polish government Piotr Mueller told Polish Radio One on Tuesday that a decision regarding the building of Poland's first nuclear power plant will most likely be announced this year.
The Polish government may conclude talks on the financing of the country's first nuclear power plant in a few months, government commissioner for strategic energy infrastructure, Piotr Naimski, said at a Polish-US Nuclear Industry Forum in Warsaw on Monday.
The billionaire’s company Synthos S.A. is reported to have teamed up with GE Hitachi which, in a press statement said: “In a Memorandum of Understanding signed by GEH and Synthos, the companies have agreed to investigate the potential to construct GEH's BWRX-300 small modular reactor in Poland.”
Prof. Tatsuya Okubo, dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo, and Prof. Krzysztof Kurek, director of the National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) signed an academic exchange agreement between the two institutions, in Warsaw, on Monday.
Under a draft energy policy until 2040 by the Energy Ministry, less than 30 pct of Polish electricity will come from buring coal in 2040, but in 2030 the proportion will still be 60 pct. The first nuclear power plant is expected to be up and running by 2033.