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Germany concerned about Poland’s nuclear energy plans
Deutsche Welle ^ | 02.17.2021 | Monika Sieradzka

Posted on 02/17/2021 5:59:48 PM PST by Olog-hai

The Polish government wants to start producing nuclear energy in 2033 and has agreed to deals with the US and France. But Germany is increasingly alarmed by its neighbor’s energy plans. […]

The EU member has to find new sources of energy in order to meet the bloc’s climate, energy and environmental targets. Poland currently depends on coal for 70% of its energy and is thus one of the most polluting EU states.

But Poland’s energy transition is not driven by external pressure alone. Brown coal mining in central Poland, which currently supplies 20% of the country’s energy, is set to be phased out by 2035. There will also be a shortage of natural gas after an agreement with Russia expires at the end of next year. Russian gas currently covers 5% of Poland’s energy needs. But because of its rising cost and political tensions with Moscow, Warsaw does not want to extend the agreement. […]

An ideal partner for Poland would be the US. Former President Donald Trump raised great hopes when he visited his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda in June 2020 and promised support from US companies. The prime minister said that the meeting had “moved Poland in the right direction.” The two countries signed a preliminary agreement to cooperate on the development of Poland’s nuclear energy program less than a month before Trump’s election defeat. […]

The CEO of the state-owned Électricité de France (EDF) spoke to the Polish media and proposed a deal to fund two-thirds of the project while promoting the European Pressurized Reactor (EPR), which is already in operation in Taishan, China. With a capacity of over 1,000 MW (1 GW) the gigantic reactor corresponds to what the government is looking for. …

(Excerpt) Read more at dw.com ...


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: browncoal; climatechange; climatechangehoax; coal; energywars; envirowackos; eussr; fourthreich; france; germany; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; naturalgas; nordstream2; nuclear; nuclearpower; poland; russia; tds; wheresgreta
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1 posted on 02/17/2021 5:59:48 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

They can attack(again). GI’s will be waiting for them.


2 posted on 02/17/2021 6:01:54 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET
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To: DIRTYSECRET

The US army will be worthless after the Biden purges are complete.


3 posted on 02/17/2021 6:07:39 PM PST by PAR35
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To: Olog-hai

Germany’s fine with Iran’s energy plans, though.


4 posted on 02/17/2021 6:09:23 PM PST by Fedora
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To: Olog-hai

What’s the delay? They could follow the lead of Canada and build modular nuclear plants.


5 posted on 02/17/2021 6:21:01 PM PST by MSF BU
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To: Olog-hai

A nation that is Energy Dependent is much easier to control. Coal will be banned, and Germany has invested big in the Russian gas the EU depends on. Of course Germany opposes the plants.


6 posted on 02/17/2021 6:21:26 PM PST by ETCM
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To: Fedora

Last week Germany was glad to have some of Poland’s brown coal energy.


7 posted on 02/17/2021 6:21:44 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Olog-hai

Germany needs to shut its collective mouth and freeze in the dark.


8 posted on 02/17/2021 6:25:23 PM PST by kiryandil (New Movie: The Assassination Of Ashli Babbitt By The Anonymous Coward)
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To: Olog-hai

Thanks for fixing the article, BTW!


9 posted on 02/17/2021 6:26:29 PM PST by kiryandil (New Movie: The Assassination Of Ashli Babbitt By The Anonymous Coward)
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To: Olog-hai

Germany should just invade with their windmill divisions.


10 posted on 02/17/2021 6:34:36 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Olog-hai
In the 1980s I worked in a German nuclear power research lab.

At that time the Germans had the world's best reactor designs. They were intrinsically safe, highly efficient and cheap to build and run.

With the left taking over the country all that knowledge was quickly disposed of. Now they know nothing except dependence.

11 posted on 02/17/2021 7:15:03 PM PST by Last Dakotan
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Germany has the pipeline deal with Russia why should Poland care what they think?


12 posted on 02/17/2021 7:49:31 PM PST by NWFree (Socialism is legalized plunder)
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To: Olog-hai

Don’t use Russian RBMK reactors.


13 posted on 02/17/2021 8:29:17 PM PST by bravo whiskey (Count Rostov "The tyranny of indistinguishable days.")
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To: Olog-hai; 100American; 11B40; A Balrog of Morgoth; A message; ACelt; Aeronaut; AFPhys; AlexW; ...

Dear German eco-weenies: Ferrrrrrrrk yoooooooou!

Global Warming PING!


14 posted on 02/17/2021 8:32:10 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (GOP-free since 10/9/20)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Germany might have a dozen tanks that work. I’d be more worried about the Russians and their two dozen.


15 posted on 02/17/2021 8:33:29 PM PST by ebshumidors ( )
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To: Olog-hai
Germany: Ve vill not tolerate zis nuclear power on our border!

Poland:


16 posted on 02/17/2021 8:35:26 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (GOP-free since 10/9/20)
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To: Olog-hai

Poland has taken enough s*it from Germany over the centuries, I hope they give them a big, fat middle finger.


17 posted on 02/17/2021 8:53:15 PM PST by Amberdawn (Want To Honor Our Troops? Then Be A Citizen Worth Fighting For.)
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To: ETCM

Germany needs someone to foist excessive solar and wind output upon.


18 posted on 02/17/2021 9:15:57 PM PST by Ozark Tom
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To: Olog-hai

Time for another “Feld zug im Poland’’?


19 posted on 02/18/2021 1:19:46 AM PST by jmacusa (Liberals. Too stupid to be idiots.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

They can attack(again). GI’s will be waiting for them.


A part of the military is currently undeployable, thanks to the social engineering policies. After Biden, it will be a significant part of a vastly downsized military


20 posted on 02/18/2021 4:13:42 AM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now its your turn)
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