After the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, announced at the G7 Summit in Hiroshima concrete steps to implement the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment, mentioning the public-private partnership for the Small Modular Reactor Project in Doicesti, Dambovita county, Exim Banca Romaneasca (previously known as EximBank Romania) announced they joined the project.
According to the Department of State of the United States, the partners that support the deployment of the Romanian project are Japan Bank for International Cooperation (Japan), DS Private Equity (Republic of Korea), Exim Banca Românească (previously known as EximBank Romania), S.N. Nuclearelectrica S.A., Nova Power & Gas S.R.L. (Romania), Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) United Arab Emirates, DFC and Exim US.
„We are honoured to cooperate with our financial partners from United States, Japan, Republic of Korea and United Arab Emirates in this leading edge Romanian project – the deployment of small modular reactors – that presents an extraordinary opportunity for us to contribute to the diversification of clean, safe energy sources in our country and to build on the expertise of Romanian and American companies in this field. Ensuring the energetic independence and supporting the transition process towards green energy are features of essence for the sustainable economic development of Romania and Exim Banca Romaneasca continues to position itself as a trustworthy solid and stable partner for the local companies involved in large projects on national and international scale”, said Traian Halalai, Executive President of Exim Banca Romaneasca.
The Small Modular Reactors deployed in Romania will replace the coal generated power capacity in Doicesti with clean energy, using the expertise gained in the similar Carbon Free Power Project developed in Idaho, USA, and the more than 25 years long Romanian experience in safe and secure management of nuclear power, mentioned the US Department of State.
Exim Banca Romaneasca is an universal 100% Romanian bank.