EU cohesion policy and its funding of gas projects, and the new EU budget dominated Tuesday's online talks between Funding and Regional Policy Minister Malgorzata Jarosinska-Jedynak and EU Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira.
The Polish Ministry of Climate has stated that it was uneasy about the European Commission's proposal, announced on Wednesday, to increase the emission reduction target by 2030 to "at least 55 percent," without its presenting any measures to implement this.
Polish fuel firm PKN Orlen estimates that capital expenditure on projects to reduce CO2 emissions will amount to over PLN 25 billion (EUR 5.6 bln) by 2030, the group has announced in a press release.
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 current situation on the EU emission allowances market (EU ETS) and the rally in EU ETS prices should be a cause for concern for the European Commission, which should consider intervention, Polish Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski told PAP.
At the Impact mobility rEVolution conference, PM Mateusz Morawiecki will deliver a keynote speech on his government’s policies towards new mobility.