Venture capitalist Tim Draper is known for his astute early investments in firms such as Hotmail, Skype, Tesla, Twitter, and Twitch. Now he’s turned his attention to Poland after investing in the country’s ICEYE mini-satellite technology.
Power company innogy Renewables Polska has launched construction of a 47.5-MW wind farm in Western Pomerania, the company has announced in a press release.
Poland has been making efforts to secure several hundred million euros from the EU's Cohesion Policy for 2021-2027 for new gas infrastructure, arguing that such investments will drastically reduce CO2 emissions, PAP was told by a deputy minister for funds.
Solar energy is now the fastest growing renewable energy source in Poland, and with costs continuously falling the future looks bright.
The south-Polish Katowice Special Economic Zone has already attracted 11 new projects this year whose total value is PLN 500 mln (EUR 117 mln), the zone's CEO, Janusz Michalek, told PAP on Wednesday.
The value of all investments carried out under Poland's 100 Ring Roads Programme 2020-2030 is estimated at PLN 28 bln (EUR 6.55 bln), Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk said at a press conference on Saturday.
The European Commission (EC) approved two Polish investments on Thursday related to the development of waste exploitation, for which it plans to allocate over EUR 100 mln, the EC said.
Global pharmaceuticals company AstraZeneca plans new investment projects in Poland, mostly in R&D, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday after he met with the company's CEO Leif Johansson during the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Over the last four years the government has earmarked PLN 2.3 billion (EUR 542 million) for the development of sporting infrastructure in Poland and wants to promise that it will invest more in the coming years, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has declared.
Started in 2014 by Miron Mironiuk, 29, from Wrocław, clients include luxury brands L’Oreal, Gucci, Cartier, LVMH, Bulgari, Fendi and Mercedes-Benz.