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.
Renewable energy sources in Poland currently account for 10 GW of power with the fastest developing green energy source being solar power, the Climate Ministry said in a Monday press release.
Poland built photovoltaic installations with a capacity of nearly 800 MW in 2019, four times more than expected, according to the Energy Plus programme data released at a press conference summarising the programme's outcomes on Wednesday.
Polish People Party's Leader Wladyslaw Kosiniak-Kamysz said at Sunday's press conference in Gdynia, northern Poland, that half of Poland's energy should be produced from renewable resources by the year 2030.
The billionaire’s company Synthos S.A. is reported to have teamed up with GE Hitachi which, in a press statement said: “In a Memorandum of Understanding signed by GEH and Synthos, the companies have agreed to investigate the potential to construct GEH's BWRX-300 small modular reactor in Poland.”
The international project will explore ways of overcoming the storage and transport of electricity generated by renewables.
With the EU pushing renewable energy PGE has unveiled a programme to boost solar and wind capacity.