Poland reaches agreement on construction of a second nuclear plant
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Poland reaches agreement on construction of a second nuclear plant

Warsaw and Seoul have signed a cooperation agreement for the South Korean company KHNP to build Poland’s second nuclear plant.

The announcement comes three days after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said the US company Westinghouse had been chosen to build the country’s first nuclear power plant in Czevo, on the Baltic Sea.

The October 31 agreement is between KHNP and Polish partners PGE and ZE Pak, and the Polish Government.

This plant is planned to be built in Patnov.

Poland’s government is expected to discuss the country’s civilian nuclear program this week.

Warsaw has been planning a program for years, but energy security issues have added urgency to a civilian nuclear program following tensions with Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.

The plant for the production of electricity by the American company Westinghouse is expected to start in 2033.