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Countries around the world turned to nuclear as a reliable low-carbon energy source as they looked for ways to wean themselves off Russian imports and lower carbon emissions.
New plants began operating, deals for small modular reactors were signed and countries announced ambitious plans for new-build.
On the political front, US president Joe Biden signed into law new legislation that will help to finance struggling nuclear reactors and could save dozens from being shut down early. In Europe, the nuclear industry celebrated when members of the European parliament decided to “follow the science” and support legislation which includes nuclear in the bloc’s sustainable finance taxonomy for green investment.
- Source: Nucnet
- Date: Tuesday, 10 January 2023
- Original article: nucnet.org/news/five-major-developments-that-are-setting-the-stage-for-2023-and-beyond-1-1-2023
Mr Morawiecki announced the development on Twitter saying an official cabinet resolution is to be expected on Wednesday this week.
“After talks with vice-president [Kamala] Harris and US energy secretary Jennifer Granholm we confirm our nuclear energy project will use the reliable, safe technology of Westinghouse Electric”, Mr Morawiecki’s tweet said.
- Source: Nucnet
- Date: Tuesday, 01 November 2022
- Original article: nucnet.org/news/westinghouse-to-build-first-nuclear-power-plant-says-prime-minister-10-1-2022
Poland has become a focus of interest for companies seeking to develop small modular reactors (SMRs).
- Source: NEI Magazine
- Date: Tuesday, 28 September 2021
- Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssmr-developers-look-to-poland-9111111