Polish energy firm PGE is to build a power station for the needs of the planned Central Transportation Port CPK) for an estimated PLN 300 million (EUR 65.88 million) with an output of 60-100 MW, PGE President Wojciech Dabrowski told a Friday press conference.
The Solidarity union's mining and energy branch has announced a state of strike readiness due to mounting threats to the country's energy and mining sectors, Jaroslaw Grzesik, head of the union's Mining and Energy Secretariat, stated on Saturday.
Polish ambassador to the EU Andrzej Sados and his US counterpart Ronald Gidwitz held talks on Thursday in Brussels during which they discussed, among other issues, nuclear energy, EU energy policy as well as the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
The PGE Group wants to offer only green energy by 2050, company representatives told a Wednesday press conference.
The government would like to conclude work on the legislative correction to the so-called distance act, which limits the development of Poland's onshore wind energy, by the end of this year, Deputy PM and Development Minister Jadwiga Emilewicz said on Friday.
Poland's photovoltaic capacity amounted to 2528.37 MW on 1 September, 2020, up by 168.7 percent year on year, power grid operator Polskie Sieci Energetyczne (PSE) said on Friday.
A new draft energy policy until 2040 foresees the share of coal in the energy mix falling to 35.6 - 56 percent in 10 years, compared to the 56-60 percent provided for in a government report last November, the Puls Biznesu business daily reported on Tuesday.
Nuclear and renewable energy will help Poland switch to a low-emission economy and attain the EU's climate neutrality goals, Deputy Climate Minister Adam Guiborge-Czetwertynski told the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily on Wednesday.
Deputy PM Jacek Sasin has told the daily Dziennik Gazeta Prawna that Poland should cease to be based on coal energy by 2060 at the latest. He added that a feasible repair programme for the mining sector had to be ready in two months.
Poles are at the forefront of Central European countries in terms of support for the green transformation, shows a study conducted by the Institute for Market and Social Research IBRiS cited by Monday's Rzeczpospolita daily.