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Poland


Construction Halted on 1-GW Polish Coal Plant

Polish energy companies Enea and Energa late on May 19 announced they were ending their involvement with construction of the Ostroleka C coal-fired power plant, after new co-owner PKN Orlen…


Shift to Gas, Financing Issues Could Delay Polish Power Plant Project

Officials in Poland have said changing the fuel source of a planned 1-GW power plant in Ostroleka, known as Ostroleka C, from coal to natural gas could delay the project,…


Poland Pushing Back Against EU Goal to End Coal-Fired Generation
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Polish officials have said it is “not possible” for the country to meet the European Union’s (EU’s) goal of cutting net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, and as such…


POWER Notebook: Investment in Renewables Down in 1H2019

Investments in renewable energy projects slowed in the first half of 2019, primarily due to a 39% year-over-year drop in China, the world’s largest renewables market, according to data published…


Czech Republic Plans to Expand Nuclear Power

The Czech government on July 8 gave preliminary approval for Elektrárna Dukovany II, a subsidiary of utility ČEZ, to build at least one new nuclear power unit in the country,…