TITLE

Polish coal sector sees chance to benefit from Germany's decision to close nuclear plants

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Mining Engineering;Jul2011, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the implications of the decision of Germany to shut down all nuclear reactors by 2022 in light of the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan for the coal sector in Poland and climate change package of the European Union (EU) in 2011. Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk noted that coal-based power will likely reemerge on the agenda. Coal is the key energy resource in the Polish power sector. Tusk cited that the costs of implementing laws in the EU climate package will also be affected.
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