Polish Briefing 30 January, 2018 9:00 am   
Editorial staff

Polish Briefing: Poland needs nuclear energy. Energy strategy depends on talks with Brussels

What goes on in Poland on the 30th of January.

Poland needs nuclear energy. The energy strategy depends on talks with Brussels

The minister of energy Krzysztof Tchórzewski took part in a POWER POL 2018 conference under the patronage of – It is necessary to have nuclear energy in our energy mix – he said.

In his opinion, it will reduce the CO2 emissions to European average level and will ensure secure energy supplies. – Our strategy is in a working process, because it is hard to tell what our energy policy will be, since we still keep in touch with the European Commission about capacity market notifications, aid for coal mining, but also revitalization of post-mining objects. The energy policy depends not only on us, but also on the point of view of the European Union – he said.

Notification of the capacity market in the first quarter. Decision on the nuclear power plant in mid-2018

An important declaration has been made during the POWERFUL conference under the patronage of about the bill on capacity market, necessary to make new power plants profitable.

– In the first quarter, we will finish the works on notifications of the capacity market. The auctions will take place this year. Slogans of unprofitability will be verified and counted – declared the minister of energy Krzysztof Tchórzewski. He added that the decision on building the first Polish nuclear power plant will be made in mid-2018.