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Polish court rules against ENEA's plan to build 1,000-MW coal plant

Aug 02, 2019 - SNL Energy Finance Daily

A Polish court has ruled invalid ENEA SA's plan to participate in the construction of a 1-GW coal-fired plant, though the company said the ruling could still be appealed, the Financial Times reported Aug. 1.

The Ostroleka C plant in northeastern Poland, which is expected to cost about 1.2 billion and come online in 2023, has been opposed by environmental groups who argue falling renewable prices and rising carbon prices make it uneconomic.

ClientEarth, which has opposed the coal-fir...