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NGOs call on the Polenergia’s shareholders: give up on the Północ coal power plant.
17-2-2017

NGOs call on the Polenergia’s shareholders: give up on the Północ coal power plant.

On February 17th 2017, 9 environmental organizations including the Stop Elektrowni Północ Coalition, 350.org, Eko-Unia and Foundation “Development YES – Open-pit mines NO” sent a letter to the Shareholders of Polenergia SA, owner of the Północ Power Plant project. Read more »

No permit for new coal!
6-12-2016

No permit for new coal!

Judges in Gdansk, Poland have revoked a permit to a controversial Elektrownia Północ power plant, sending the project back to square one. Read more »

Wildlife Association Jackdaw joins StopEP coalition
24-10-2016

Wildlife Association Jackdaw joins StopEP coalition

The Wildlife Association Jackdaw (Kawka) is the first and the only organization from Bydgoszcz which brings together naturalists, scientists and wildlife lovers keen on environmental protection. Today the Association joins the other 7 organisations forming the Stop the Północ Power Plant coalition. Read more »

Court hearing postponed. Still no building permit for the Północ Power Plant.
14-9-2016

Court hearing postponed. Still no building permit for the Północ Power Plant.

A hearing on the building permit for the Północ Power Plant was to be held on Wednesday, September 14th before the provincial administrative court in Gdańsk. It was, however, postponed for formal reasons. For the investor this means another moths without building permit. Read more »

FabLab Elbląg in the StopEP coalition
11-7-2016

FabLab Elbląg in the StopEP coalition

FabLab Elbląg is a local community of creative people who share skills and experience with others as well as common space for workshops, and for whom environmental protection and sustainable development are vital elements of their creative activity. Read more »

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Does building a coal power plant means cheap energy for the local communities?

Quite the other way round. The Chairman of the PEP group (Elektrownia Północ’s owner) admitted in an interview that with current energy prices the project is unprofitable. Only a significant increase in energy prices would make it workable. In other words, the citizens of Pomerania would be closing the gaps in the investor’s budget with their own energy bills. Alternatively, communities which invest in renewable sources if energy can save up to 25% in energy bills.
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