The second Romanian nuclear station will be built close to river Somes. Three locations are currently being considered, according to governmental sources. The Economy Ministry has so far analysed over 100 locations, some of the in the beds of river Olt, river Mures and river Somes. Eventually, the authorities decided to consider only three locations on Somes.

Economy Ministry state secretary Tudor Serban declared recently that the location of the new nuclear central will not be know this year. Romania's second nuclear station could be given into usage after 2020.