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.
More green energy from the sun being generated as households load up with solar panels.
Companies and associations representing the energy sector in eight "new" EU countries, including Poland, called for broader compensation mechanisms to help the sector undergo necessary modernisation in view of the new 2030 CO2 reduction target.
Poland's Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski declared on Tuesday that Poland needed ca. EUR 700-900 billion for a transformation leading to a net zero emission economy while the energy sector alone needed PLN 300-400 billion (EUR 68.6-91.5 billion).
The Polish Electricity Association (PKEE) is organising a series of conferences on the proposed power market in various European capitals, and the first event was held in Madrid on Tuesday.