Tagged: Eastern Europe

Poland could halve coal consumption by 2030 0

Poland could halve coal consumption by 2030

Here comes another article for Cleantechies, this time focusing on a problem plaguing many nations, coal. This fossil fuels does indeed provides a large part of the electricity there. Here is the introduction :...

The beginning of the end for coal 0

The beginning of the end for coal

Carl Pope, the former executive director and chairman of the Sierra Club published an article on the very topic last week as the World Bank and the US government announced they wouldn’t fund coal...

Could the European Union ban coal ? When ? 0

Could the European Union ban coal ? When ?

Yesterday Alice Stollmeyer asked on Twitter “ What should the European Commission do to improve air quality ? ” as she is participating today to a EU chat session dedicated to green topics. My...

The Czech Republic bets heavily on nuclear 0

The Czech Republic bets heavily on nuclear

To the Huffington Post : ” Defying growing global skepticism over the use of atomic energy, (the Czech Republic) is planning to dramatically increase the country’s nuclear power production. ” (…) Other former Soviet...

Poland and Lithuania are thinking about nuclear 0

Poland and Lithuania are thinking about nuclear

While the decisions of both Germany and Switzerland to stop using nuclear made headlines, little has been written about Poland ‘s thinking about building two nuclear reactors, which would be build by GE Hitachi...

Romania builds largest onshore wind farm in EU 6

Romania builds largest onshore wind farm in EU

This just broke in : Romania will have in 2011 the largest onshore wind farm in the European Union with 240 wind turbines accounting for no less than 600 MW of installed capacity. This...