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Coal is still imported, although we already have an abundance of it. Climate Minister explains

Coal is still imported, although we already have an abundance of it. Climate Minister explains

– From the beginning of the year to the end of September, a total of approximately 11.3 million tonnes of hard coal were imported, including over 8.6 million tonnes of thermal coal. In October, about 2 million tons of thermal coal were imported, and this is the plan for the next months of this and the next year. We buy coal mainly from Colombia, South Africa, Australia and Indonesia. We transport it by ships directly to Polish ports and, additionally, by rail from the port in Amsterdam, Minister Moscow informed in an interview with the weekly.

When asked how large the domestic coal production is, she replied that “fortunately still dominant“. Two-thirds of the coal going to households comes from domestic extraction, one-third from abroad,” she specified.

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According to the minister, “domestic extraction this year to November amounted to over 30 million tons and is directed to end users, both individual and farmers, as well as industrial, heating and energy entities”. – We have greatly improved the quick process of transferring domestic coal to the energy sector, as well as to heating plants and households – she emphasized.

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