Poland will surely not be affected by a power outage, a Polish government official has said, rejecting claims to this effect made by the opposition.
The state assets minister has said that Poland has already exceeded the EU target of renewable energy share in total energy production.
Poland's state assets minister told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Monday that countries should move from coal to renewable energy without using gas as a “transition” fuel.
Polish gas storage tanks have been filled to 84 percent capacity and the country needs no Russian gas now, Jacek Sasin, a deputy prime minister and the state assets minister, has said.
A Ukrainian deputy prime minister has said that Ukraine needs urgently to solve the current fuel crisis, and that, owing to their location, the Polish ports of Gdańsk and Świnoujście could help Ukraine import hydrocarbons.
Poland will have to compensate for a shortfall of up 8 million tonnes of hard coal after the country decided to ban Russian coal owing to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Jacek Sasin, the state assets minister, has said.
Polish companies in which the government holds a majority stake are responsible for 15 percent of the country's GDP, the state assets minister has said.
Poland will not withdraw from energy transition, but will also continue investing in coal energy, a deputy prime minister said on Monday.
A Polish deputy prime minister has stated that Poland is ready for the possibility of Russia cutting off gas supplies to Poland.
The US will help Poland cope with a refugee crisis caused by conflict in Ukraine, Jacek Sasin, a deputy prime minister and state assets minister, has said during a visit to the United States.