Touted as leading example of successful renewable energy strategies, the town of Koło will see the building of a geothermal well and an associated geothermal energy plant, which will move the town away from its dependence on coal and help to improve the town’s air quality.
The Polish cumulative CO2 footprint covered by the EU's emission system ETS declined by 6.84 percent year on year in 2020, the National Centre for Emissions Management has reported.
Poland will need to subsidise its coal-fired power plants given the current high CO2 emission prices in order to prevent increases in household bills, deputy PM and State Assets Minister Jacek Sasin has said.
VIDEO: Pianist/producer Wojtek Szczepanik used 100 percent renewable energy when recording his piano section to offset the 78kg of CO2 in electricity and the 147kg of CO2 used in the complete production.
During Thursday's discussion on climate change at the European Union summit in Brussels, EU leaders expressed the need to become more ambitious in efforts to reduce CO2 emission. They also adopted a Polish request for extensive consultations on the matter.
EU cohesion policy and its funding of gas projects, and the new EU budget dominated Tuesday's online talks between Funding and Regional Policy Minister Malgorzata Jarosinska-Jedynak and EU Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira.
Polish fuel firm PKN Orlen estimates that capital expenditure on projects to reduce CO2 emissions will amount to over PLN 25 billion (EUR 5.6 bln) by 2030, the group has announced in a press release.
Along with being good for birds the revolutionary bus reduces dust and absorbs CO2.