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During his recent visit to Poland, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol attended the opening ceremony of the Korea-Poland business forum attended by some 250 business people from both countries where more than 30 memoranda of understanding (MOUs) were signed. These strengthened cooperation in various areas including high-tech industries, energy, infrastructure and services, according to the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy. They included six MOUs related to nuclear cooperation.

Date: Wednesday, 19 July 2023
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A number of nuclear energy-related agreements were among the 33 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) signed between South Korean and Polish companies during the Korea-Poland Business Forum in Warsaw.

Date: Saturday, 15 July 2023
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The Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) has released a report recommending that South Korea and the US should strengthen cooperation in the nuclear power export market, which is currently dominated by Russia and China. This should include building a supply chain together.

Date: Saturday, 13 May 2023
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There is widespread public support for advanced nuclear energy technologies, according to a new, multinational survey of attitudes toward nuclear energy. The report is a collaborative effort by the non-governmental organisations ClearPath, Third Way, Potential Energy Coalition and RePlanet.

Date: Thursday, 11 May 2023
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Korea has called on the USA to co-operate in resolving the legal dispute between Korea's Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) and Westinghouse over Korea’s planned reactor exports to the Czech Republic and other nations. Industry Ministry Lee Chang-yang made the request during a meeting with his US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm in Washington on the sidelines of President Yoon Suk Yeol's state visit, according to Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy.

Date: Wednesday, 03 May 2023
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Plans are for two reactors supplied by South Korea Jacek Sasin said nuclear energy is needed for the Poland’s energy independence Polish state-controlled energy group PGE and private energy company ZE PAK have established a joint project company to oversee the proposed deployment of APR-1400 nuclear power plants at the Patnow coal site in central Poland.

PGE said the two companies will each have a 50% share in PGE PAK Energia Jadrowa (PGE PAK Nuclear Energy), which will “guarantee the interests of the Polish state treasury”, a majority stakeholder in the PGE group.

In October 2022, ZE PAK and PGE signed a letter of intent with Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) for eventual deployment of the company’s APR-1400 PWR technology at the Patnow coal-fired generation site, owned by ZE PAK.

Reports said the project was being developed as a private initiative and would not be run by the government under its central 2020 nuclear energy programme, although PGE is majority-owned by the Polish state.

Date: Saturday, 15 April 2023
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The US government has rejected Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power’s (KHNP’s) report on the tender for a nuclear power plant project in the Czech Republic. This has increased concerns that Korea’s plans to boost its nuclear reactor exports may continue to be stalled by ongoing litigation with Westinghouse Electric Company.

Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2023
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Polish private energy company ZE PAK (Zespól Elektrowni Patnów-Adam-Konin) and state-controlled Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) have established a special-purpose vehicle (SPV) to manage the proposed deployment of South Korea’s APR-1400 NPPs in Poland. In October 2022, ZE PAK and PGE signed a letter of intent with Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) for eventual deployment of the company’s APR-1400 PWR technology at the Patnow coal-fired generation site, owned by ZE PAK.

Date: Friday, 10 March 2023
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Even oil-rich companies of Middle East are eying reactors, as more nations announce plans for SMRs Russian troops occupied the Zaporizhzhia nuclear station, which was damaged by shelling. File photo courtesy IAEA. 2022 was a year of mega milestones for nuclear energy.

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.

Date: Tuesday, 10 January 2023
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