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US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has formally submitted an application to the UK Department of Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) for approval to enter the General Design Assessment (GDA) process for its AP300 small modular reactor (SMR).

Date: Friday, 16 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-applies-for-uk-generic-design-assessment-for-its-ap300-smr-11519660

US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed an agreement with the UK’s Community Nuclear Power (CNP) to deploy the UK’s first privately-financed small modular reactor (SMR) fleet in Northeast England, using Westinghouse AP300 SMRs. “It is a significant step in making this new energy sector a reality with commercial operation expected by the early 2030s,” Westinghouse said.

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-considers-deploying-four-ap300-smrs-in-the-uk-11512559

The company has formally submitted an application to the UK Department of Energy Security and Net Zero for approval to enter the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) for the AP300 small modular reactor.

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Westinghouse-begins-UK-licensing-process-for-AP300

Poland's Climate & Environment Ministry issued decisions-in-principle for the construction at six locations of BWRX-300 small modular reactors (SMRs). A total of 24 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy BWRX-300 reactors are planned for the sites.

Date: Thursday, 14 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newspolish-ministry-issues-positive-decision-on-smrs-despite-opposition-from-security-service-11369623

Poland's Ministry of Climate and Environment has issued decisions-in-principle for the construction of power plants based on GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) at six locations. A total of 24 BWRX-300 reactors are planned at the sites.

Date: Saturday, 09 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Six-SMR-power-plants-approved-in-Poland

Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe (PEJ) and Warsaw University of Technology (WUT) have signed an agreement to cooperate on the training of personnel for Poland's nuclear sector. PEJ is to construct the country's first large-scale nuclear power plant in Pomerania.

Date: Tuesday, 08 August 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/PEJ-teams-up-with-university-for-nuclear-skills-de

Poland's Ministry of Climate and Environment has given a decision-in-principle for Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe (PEJ) to construct a nuclear power plant in Pomerania. It is a formal confirmation that the company's investment project is in line with the public interest and the policies pursued by the state, including energy policy.

Date: Thursday, 13 July 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Polish-government-approves-first-nuclear-power-pla