Poland coal

Is Coal A Patriotic Issue?

This is a voice from behind the Iron Curtain … again! It may sound like history is playing a joke on us here in Poland, but the truth is we are being pushed behind an invisible barrier separating us from a more sustainable West. There is no wall anymore (we’re lagging behind the USA a bit in that matter 😉 ) but a brief look at any interactive map of air quality/pollution will quickly reveal our place in Europe — 33 out of the 50 dirtiest cities in Europe are in Poland. And yet, if you ask a person in the street, you would be surprised how much people still value coal and revere miners. What a paradox!

Polish EV Policy Deep Dive With Kuba Stęchły (CleanTechnica Interview)

Moving back west after interviewing some great EV charging leaders in Ukraine (see this interview and this interview), the article below features expert commentary from our friend Jakub (Kuba) Stęchły, who has had multiple roles in the e-mobility transition underway in Poland. ?? He is currently … emperor of MaaS … ?? You may recognize him as the dude I drove to Paris and back with in a Tesla Model S. Even after talking with Kuba for days, I found the answers below provided me with a wealth of new information, insight, and interesting points.