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.
Poland’s minister for state assets has welcomed the signing of a joint investment deal between the Polish copper and silver company KGHM and Nuscale, a US company, to develop small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs), saying it is line with the government’s strategic goals.
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.
French state-controlled power group EDF has opened an office in Warsaw which is tasked with preparing a comprehensive proposal for the Polish government concerning the construction of Poland's first nuclear power block.
The Ministry of Education and Science and the National Centre for Nuclear Research in Świerk, in north-western Poland, signed a contract for the design of a High-Temperature Nuclear Reactor (HTGR) on Wednesday.
The Polish government's commissioner for strategic energy infrastructure, Piotr Naimski, has announced that Poland will build nuclear power plants with a capacity of 6-9 gigawatts (GW), and that the first reactor would be ready in 2023.
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.”