Poland has cheapest electricity in EU thanks to heavy use of coal, lesson for NC | Eastern North Carolina Now | this is a lesson for NC as Cooper and RINOs want to end coal for us

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Poland has the cheapest electricity in Europe and the reason why is simple.  Poland uses primarily coal to make electricity, and they mine most of it themselves.  This ranking of the cheapest electricity in Europe remains true even with the heavy EU surcharges for carbon emmissions under the EU "Green Deal".


Poland is not friendly to expensive and unreliable "green" energy.  Several years ago it adopted new regulations that made new wind turbines uneconomical, and it has ordered all existing wind turbines to be completely removed by 2030.

What is happening with energy prices in Europe is a cautionary tale for North Carolina because RINO legislative leaders Phil Berger and Tim Moore put our state on the same path with NC's Green New Deal, HB951, passed last year to please Gov, Cooper and "woke" Duke Energy.  What they passed is the EU Green Deal on steroids.  They want to eliminate NC's coal fired power plants, and prematurely decommission them and the cost passed on to the ratepayers.  While the EU Green Deal calls for 50% CO2 reduction by 2030, the NC Green New Deal demands a 70% reduction.

Pushed by the EU to reduce CO2, Poland is turning to cheap and reliable nuclear power to supplement coal, much to the chagrin of leftist run Germany next door.


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( October 7th, 2022 @ 9:01 am )
Germany, which is obsessed with wind and solar has the higher electric rates not only in Europe but in the world and has for some time. Poland is the other end of the scale with little wind or solar and a lot of coal power, and they are the cheapest. Why do morons Roy Cooper, Phil Berger, and Tim Moore think we NC electric ratepayers want their expensive wind and solar they are ramming down our throats?

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