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Poland’s left-liberal government to reinstate tax on food, move slammed by opposition conservatives

Since Feb. 1, 2022, Poland’s previous government implemented a zero VAT rate on essential food products to combat the effects of high inflation, which stood at 9.2 percent year-over-year in January 2022. Now, under the new left-wing government, that tax is being implemented once again. The Polish Finance Ministry justified the reinstatement of the 5 […]
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European Commission gas Oil Price cap Russia Commentary News Poland
1 YEAR AGOEuropean Commission gas Oil Price cap Russia Commentary News Poland

Exorbitant price cap on imported gas proposed by Germany and EU Commission are in Russia’s best interest

Price caps on imported gas and oil were aimed at limiting Russia’s profits, but instead, Germany and the European Commission are trying to block the initiative, writes Polish MEP Zbigniew Kuźmiuk

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Electricity market, energy prices, renewables energy security gas nuclear energy Ukraine war Wind energy France Remix Exclusive
2 YEARS AGOenergy security gas nuclear energy Ukraine war Wind energy France Remix Exclusive

Renewables, not the war in Ukraine, are the root cause of Europe’s energy crisis

French energy expert: “The post-covid industrial recovery in 2021 occurred at the time of Germany’s wind turbine production drop (-14 percent in 2021). This situation has forced Germany to strongly increase its electricity production with its gas and coal-fired power plants, leading to an explosion in demand for these fossil fuels.”

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Petr Fiala, Czechia, PM gas Inflation interview Oil embargo Petr Fiala Russian aggression Ukrainian refugees czech republic News
2 YEARS AGOgas Inflation interview Oil embargo Petr Fiala Russian aggression Ukrainian refugees czech republic News

We have not given up on fighting cost of living crisis, claims Czech PM

Fiala spoke about the consequences of inflation on Czech citizens, the ongoing debate surrounding Russian gas and oil supplies and proposed sanctions, and the need to solve the issue of benefit tourism among primarily Hungarian-speaking Roma.

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coal mine, Poland, Czechia Coal mininig Energy independence gas Russian aggression Commentary czech republic
2 YEARS AGOCoal mininig Energy independence gas Russian aggression Commentary czech republic

Coal makes a comeback

A possible extension of coal mining and operation of lignite-fired power plants means a defense against current inflation and future time settings until renewables, hydrogen and other kinder technologies and the warm desires of environmentalists are usable

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China energy security European Union gas Hungary nuclear energy Paks Russia Ukraine USA Viktor Orbán War Defense Economy Hungary
2 YEARS AGOChina energy security European Union gas Hungary nuclear energy Paks Russia Ukraine USA Viktor Orbán War Defense Economy Hungary

Viktor Orbán walks his own path on the Russian-Ukrainian conflict

PM Orbán explains Hungary’s position on the war in Ukraine, his country’s energy security policy, and how China will play a key role in his country’s future

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Energy European Commission gas green energy Hungary Viktor Orbán European Union Hungary
3 YEARS AGOEnergy European Commission gas green energy Hungary Viktor Orbán European Union Hungary

EU’s energy policy in disarray, while prices in much maligned Hungary remain stable

Hungarians have the lowest energy costs in Europe, and Viktor Orbán is calling on the EU to end its “stupid” green energy plan. What can Europe learn from Hungary’s policies to help save it from a full-blown energy crisis?

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Diversification gas LNG Piotr Naimski Poland Commentary
5 YEARS AGODiversification gas LNG Piotr Naimski Poland Commentary

Poland to have fully independent gas supply by 2022, claims minister

Poland will have independent gas supply by 2022, claims the government plenipotentiary for strategic energy infrastructure Piotr Naimski. He explained that Poland’s recent 20-year gas deal with the United States is part of a strategy of creating a portfolio of long-term contracts.

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energy security gas Krzysztof Tchórzewski LNG Mateusz Morawiecki Piotr Woźniak Poland News
5 YEARS AGOenergy security gas Krzysztof Tchórzewski LNG Mateusz Morawiecki Piotr Woźniak Poland News

Poland will be buying American LNG gas for the next 20 years

The Polish Petroleum Mining and Gas Industry (PGNiG) has signed a historic 20 year agreement for LNG gas with American companies. PGNiG will also have the possibility to resell the gas coming from the USA.

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