Poland plans to earmark PLN 1.5 billion (ca. EUR 328 million) on energy price compensations for vulnerable households next year, climate minister has said.
Negotiations aimed at resolving a dispute over a Polish open-cast lignite mine on the Czech border were called off due to the Czech Republic escalating its demands against Poland, the climate and environment minister has told PAP.
Poland plans further talks with the Czechs over the disputed Turów mine after Europe's top court ordered the government to pay a daily fine for not halting its operations, the climate minister has said.
Poland has been ordered by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to pay a fine of EUR 500,000 per day for not halting operations at the disputed Turow open-cast lignite mine, in violation of the EU court's earlier ruling.
Poland has received good news from its Danish partners concerning the stalled work on the natural gas pipeline between the Norwegian sector of the North Sea and Poland - it will be resumed - said Poland's climate minister on Saturday.
The government will undertake all necessary activities for Poland to become a hydrogen hub, with Hydrogen Valley to be located in Rzeszów, south-eastern Poland, the prime minister said on Tuesday.
Poland is planning to select the technology for its first nuclear power plant (NPP) in 2021 and to choose its location in 2022, the climate minister has announced.
A French newspaper has marked the 50th anniversary of worker protests on the Polish coast, and the 39th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by publishing an article entitled the "Unknown war in the middle of Europe".
The Polish climate minister has stated that it will be very difficult for Poland to achieve ambitious climate goals without nuclear energy.
Poland has forwarded the candidacy of Michal Kurtyka for the head of the Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD)., PAP has learnt from sources close to the government.
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