In order to meet EU’s clean energy criteria, Poland needs to build a three block nuclear plant, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski said. “We need to find a solution that will enable Poland to reach the maximum CO2 emission limit of 550 g per kWh. We want to achieve it by 2050, cutting energy production from coal to 50 percent. But in order to do so, we need a three-block nuclear power plant at a capacity of about 4,500 megawatts,” he said.
“For Poland, this is a safe solution, which gives us the opportunity to avoid a major economic crisis in the future as we would likely fail to comply with the EU regulations, which would put us in constant conflict with the bloc. We need to get along with the European Commission,” Tchórzewski added.