Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Poland, Iceland: Presidents Agree to Cooperate on Geothermal Energy

Poland, Iceland to work together on geothermal energy: president (Polskie Radio)
Poland's Andrzej Duda and Iceland's
Guðni Th. Jóhannesson during a joint
news conference in Warsaw on Tuesday.
Photo: PAP/Paweł Supernak
Poland and Iceland are ready to explore opportunities to work together in tapping into geothermal energy, the Polish president has said.

Andrzej Duda was speaking after talks with his visiting Icelandic counterpart Guðni Jóhannesson in Warsaw on Tuesday.

Duda told reporters that Poland had “huge deposits of geothermal energy,” while Iceland was a European leader in harnessing such energy.

"There are major prospects for cooperation in this area," Duda declared.

He also said that geothermal energy was an important source of potential supplies for Poland as the country sought to modify its energy mix in favour of renewables in line with the European Union’s climate protection policy.

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