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Canada’s Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Poland’s Orlen Synthos Green Energy (OSGE) have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to support the deployment and operation of small modular reactors (SMRs) in Europe. The signing took place at OPG’s Darlington New Nuclear Project in conjunction with a site visit by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.

Date: Tuesday, 13 June 2023
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Canada's Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will provide operator services to Poland's Orlen Synthos Green Energy (OSGE) under a letter of intent signed between the partners, extending their existing cooperation on the deployment of small modular reactors (SMRs).

Date: Tuesday, 06 June 2023
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The president of Poland’s National Atomic Energy Agency (PAA - Panstwowa Agencja Atomistyki) has issued a general opinion that GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) technology complies with Polish nuclear safety and radiological protection standards.

Date: Friday, 26 May 2023
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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) technology is compliant with Polish nuclear safety and radiological protection standards, the president of the National Atomic Energy Agency (Państwowa Agencja Atomistyki, PAA) said in a general opinion.

Date: Thursday, 25 May 2023
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Poland’s Orlen Synthos Green Energy (OSGE) has won bank support to finance its SMR construction plans. BGK, Pekao, PKO BP and Santander Bank Polska have signed a cooperation agreement with OSGE, which aims to ensure finance for plans to construct BWRX-300 small modular reactors (SMRs) in Poland. The signatories of the contract will work together to prepare the optimal financing model for the construction of BWRX-300 reactors and then secure the necessary financing. They recognised that the energy sector in Poland is facing a huge challenge related to ensuring security of energy supply in the face of increasing demand.

Date: Wednesday, 26 April 2023
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The US Export-Import Bank and US International Development Finance Corporation (IDFC) may lend up to $4bn to Orlen Synthos Green Energy’s project to deploy small modular reactors (SMRs) in Poland. Orlen Synthos Green Energy has signed letters of intent with EXIM Bank for up to $3bn and IDFC for up to $1bn in a ceremony at the US ambassador’s residence in Warsaw. The aim is to build and deploy the first two SMRs to be designed by GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH). The company is hoping to develop around 20 GEH BWRX-300 SMRs.

Date: Friday, 21 April 2023
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Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe (PEJ) has submitted an application to Poland's Ministry of Climate for a decision-in-principle on the construction of the country's first large nuclear power plant. Meanwhile, Orlen Synthos Green Energy has announced seven potential sites for the country's first small modular reactors (SMRs).

Date: Tuesday, 18 April 2023
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US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) has signed an agreement with Polish chemical company Grupa Azoty Police and the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin. Over the next six months, the parties will prepare a comprehensive research programme and jointly develop a plan for the construction, operation and maintenance of a nuclear energy research facility based on USNC’s Micro-Modular Reactor (MMR) technology.

Date: Thursday, 06 April 2023
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In a wide-ranging interview for the World Nuclear News podcast GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s President and CEO Jay Wileman explained why nuclear has a key role in achieving carbon reduction targets, and how regulatory harmonisation between different countries could help speed that process.

Date: Tuesday, 21 February 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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