French energy giant EDF has proposed to build up to six nuclear reactors in Poland, which is looking for a foreign partner to develop its nuclear sector to move its coal-based energy sector towards carbon neutrality. EDF said Wednesday that it has submitted an offer to build four to six third generation EPR reactors at two or three sites, which would produce up to 60 percent of Poland’s current electricity demand. Poland, which depends on coal for about 70 per cent of its electricity production, has promised to shut its coal mines by 2049, in line with European Union carbon neutrality goals.
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“If they see the light of day, small modular nuclear reactors will generate wasteful electricity” With an aging fleet and the EPR disaster, manufacturers and politicians are banking on small modular reactors. An illusion, according to Stéphane Lhomme, director of the Nuclear Observatory.
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