Solar Power Group Hails ‘Gold Rush’ as Poland Makes Green U-Turn

June 6, 2018, 3:21 PM

Poland’s solar power industry may be set for brisk growth after investors started flocking to the budding market as the country seeks to embrace clean energy sources and cut air pollution.

The European Union’s largest eastern member is shifting its energy policy away from coal as environmental issues, including smog that blankets its biggest cities every winter are becoming a hot political issue. After initially cutting green power subsidies, the government in Warsaw made a turnaround to meet the bloc’s renewable targets. The move came after a heat wave hit the country in 2015, forcing coal-reliant power producers to...

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