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.
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.
The structures create a mineral-rich mist by dripping saline water through brushwood.
Poland needs EUR 240 billion for necessary investments aimed at achieving climate neutrality in 2030, Funds and Regional Policy Minister Malgorzata Jarosinska-Jedynak said at two-day United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York on Tuesday.
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.
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.
The EC's new EU budget proposal grants Poland EU 8 billion under a new Just Transition Fund, an instrument to aid the member states in adjusting their energy systems to climate demands. Poland would thus be the fund's biggest beneficiary.
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.
The Climate Ministry has been working on a Polish Hydrogen Strategy in order to make it easier to win EU funds for modern technical know-how. The announcement was made by the deputy climate minister and government commissioner for renewable energy sources.