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Poland’s expensive stillborn coal plant

The project has turned into an embarrassment for the pro-coal government

WARSAW — Ostrołęka C was supposed to be Poland’s last coal-fired power plant, boosting the energy security of the coal-rich country.

  • Wojciech Kość
  • Politico

But the 1 gigawatt project turned into an expensive boondoggle after soaring carbon prices under the EU’s Emissions Trading System made it impossible to finance, although not…

Now, two massive pylons tower 120 meters above the flat countryside of northeastern Poland; demolition work began last week.

The partial construction and disassembly is expected to…

Ostrołęka C was backed strongly by the…

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