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Westinghouse Signs Strategic Partnerships in Poland to Build Country’s First AP1000® Nuclear Plant

·2 min read

WARSAW, Poland, January 21, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westinghouse Electric Company signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with ten companies in Poland. The MOUs, signed in both Gdańsk and the Westinghouse office in Warsaw, cover cooperation on the potential deployment of six AP1000® plants for the Polish Nuclear Power Plant program and other potential AP1000® reactor projects in Central and Eastern Europe.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220121005306/en/

From top left: Jean-Christophe Descleves (WEC), Maciej Gębuś (Mostostal Kraków), Mirosław Kowalik (WEC), Sean Jones (WEC), Jean-François Bertagnolio (WEC); From bottom left: Paweł Śmigla (Mostostal Kraków), Joel Ecker (WEC) (Photo: Business Wire)

"Westinghouse is well positioned to help Poland meet its energy goals through in-country investments in nuclear technologies, our global shared services center in Krakow where nearly 200 employees work to support the company’s global operations, and to provide Poland with the best technology to support its climate change goals and secure the energy needs of its economy," said Miroslaw Kowalik, President of Westinghouse Poland.

To build on its long-term relationship with Poland, Westinghouse is establishing cooperation with the following companies:

  • Rafako is a key supplier of technological solutions for energy generation and environmental protection with more than 70 years of experience.

  • ZKS Ferrum is a trusted provider of iron components and metallurgical material.

  • KB Pomorze is a specialist in engineering, procurement, and mechanical construction works on power generation plants, petrochemical plants, and more.

  • Mostostal Kraków provides services in fabrication and assembly of steel structures and equipment installation.

  • OMIS provides complex design services for investments, general contracting of industrial and power facilities and modernizations, extensions and repairs of power and industrial systems.

  • GP Baltic is a manufacturer and supplier of fully equipped vessels for Polish and foreign shipowners in accordance with the adopted strategy.

  • Polimex Mostostal S.A. provides a full range of services from energy facility design, completion of deliveries, construction and assembly works.

  • Fogo is a leading manufacturer of power generators.

  • Zarmen Group provides comprehensive execution of industrial investments in the region and brings together 13 companies.

  • Protea Group - a proven supplier of overhead cranes, gantry cranes, pedestal cranes, davit cranes and other hoisting systems for industry.

Westinghouse Electric Company is shaping the future of carbon-free energy by providing safe, innovative nuclear technologies to utilities globally. Westinghouse supplied the world’s first commercial pressurized water reactor in 1957 and the company’s technology is the basis for nearly one-half of the world's operating nuclear plants. For over 130 years, innovation makes Westinghouse the preferred partner for technologies covering the complete nuclear energy life cycle. For more information, visit www.westinghousenuclear.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220121005306/en/

Contacts

Cathy Mann
media@westinghouse.com