Preparing for Poland’s first nuclear plant

17 February 2013 0 Comments

WorleyParsons has been selected to provide site characterisation, licensing and permitting for the development of the first Polish nuclear power plant by PGE EJ 1 sp z o. o. The plant will have a power output of approximately 3,000MWe.

PGE EJ 1 sp. z o.o. is a special-purpose company responsible for preparing the investment process and construction of the first nuclear power plant in Poland. It operates within the Nuclear Power business line of PGE Capital Group.

The services will be provided by WorleyParsons’ nuclear hubs in Europe (Sofia, Bulgaria) and the United States (Reading, Pennsylvania) and will involve work on two potential sites. The Sofia hub will lead the effort.

The contract provides for US$81.5m of services and the characterisation of up to four sites. This agreement is valid for a five-year period.

WorleyParsons has participated in a number of similar projects for construction of new nuclear power plants in the United States, Europe, Middle East and Africa.