Poland’s left-wing opposition party has unveiled a new set of policies focused on supporting Ukraine and “de-Putinising Europe”.
Nuclear is “neither good nor safe”, said Germany’s environment minister on a visit to meet her Polish counterpart in Warsaw.
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Poland’s mining giant KGHM wants to repurpose its existing coal plants.
The agreements include the possible construction of six AP1000 nuclear reactors.
France and the United States have also expressed interest.
Over 60% of Poles said they would not want a nuclear power plant built close to their home, with only 27.5% accepting the idea.
Nuclear power will “help us to protect the environment but will also substantially reduce the costs” of electricity, says KGHM.
Mosbacher was Trump’s envoy to Poland between September 2018 and January 2021.
“We need cheap and clean energy to be able to develop as a state and society,” say Michał Sołowow and Zygmunt Solorz.
Poland plans to have six operational nuclear blocks by 2043.
They argue that Poland’s development of nuclear power will span several parliamentary terms and requires collaboration between parties.
Poland’s turbulent history has left a landscape filled with sites for intrepid tourists and ruin hunters.
Some environmental groups are critical, and even nuclear enthusiasts fear the plans may be difficult to implement.
The new long-term energy strategy may not be enough to meet EU targets.