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Construction Starts On New Coal Power Station In Poland

November 30, 2012

By Paul Homewood


Polish coal power plant




The foundation stone for the Kozienice 11 coal power plant in Poland was laid on the 21st of November and the opening ceremony was attended by Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, and various dignitaries from Germany and Japan.

The plant, due to open in 2017, will produce 1075 MW, about 6% of Poland’s electricity output.


In other news this month:-


According to the World Coal Association, coal generates 42% of the world’s electricity, with the table below showing countries most dependent on coal, (based on 2008/9 numbers):-




It looks as if coal will be king for a long time to come.

  1. Jeffery LeMieux permalink
    November 30, 2012 7:52 pm

    Ah, the Eurozone. So Green, so earth friendly, so caring. . . wait, wait a minute. . . hey! Jeffery Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 18:34:45 +0000 To:

  2. Brian H permalink
    December 21, 2012 5:44 am

    Poland has become one of my favourite countries. May its stubbornness in defense of survival increase!

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