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Hard Coal Mining Phase Out 2049

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 11 August 2022

The Hard Coal Mining Phase out agreement signed on measures to undertake to stabilise the mining sector in view of the long-term 2049 coal phase out. Representatives of the Slasko-Dabrowski Region Inter-Union Protest and Strike Committee and the government side with Deputy Minister Artur Sobon, the Government Plenipotentiary for the transformation of energy companies and coal mining met to establish that the last coal mine in Poland is expected to close in 2049. The agreements will guarantee employment for miners until retirement, or alternatively ensure appropriate social protection. 

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