Security of gas supply, synchronisation of energy systems and offshore development in the Baltic region have been discussed by Polish Climate Minister Michal Kurtyka and Lithuanian Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas, the climate ministry said on Wednesday.
Poland's Climate Minister Michal Kurtyka held an online debate on Monday with the head of OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) William D. Magwood, about the draft Polish Energy Policy until 2040 (PEP 2040), the climate ministry said in a Tuesday press release.
This year, nearly PLN 10 billion (EUR 2.26 bln) will go to support green investments, Climate Minister Michal Kurtyka has said. He stated the money would be allocated for, among other projects, eco-friendly transport, energy efficiency and photovoltaic development.
Polish Climate Minister Michal Kurtyka participated, via Tuesday videoconference in the 11th Petersberg Climate Dialogue, an annual meeting on global climate policy, organised by the German gov't, the ministry has said.
Government Commissioner for Strategic Energy Infrastructure Piotr Naimski held a meeting in Washington on Wednesday with US Energy Minister Dan Brouillette during which they discussed Polish-US energy cooperation and the US gas supply to Poland.
Poland's Climate Minister Michal Kurtyka addressing a Paris conference on Wednesday said that credibility and fair distribution of costs and benefits are of key importance to solving climate problems.
A contract for carrying out the Environment, Energy and Climate Change Programme was signed on Friday by the ministers of funds and climate and Norway's ambassador to Poland, securing Poland EUR 140 million from the Norway Grants for the programme.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki will pay a visit to Tokyo on Monday and Tuesday where he will meet Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, the imperial couple, businesspeople and the Polish diaspora.
Polish Minister of Climate and COP24 President Michał Kurtyka handed over to Chile in Madrid on Monday the presidency of the UN climate summit, the position he held since the previous conference in Katowice, southern Poland, last December.
Polish Climate Minister Michał Kurtyka believes that in order to implement a long-term EU climate strategy, including plans to reach climate neutrality by 2050, it is necessary to define its financial conditions and ensure social approval.