French state-controlled power group EDF has submitted an initial, non-binding offer to the Polish government to build four to six nuclear power units in Poland, EDF reported on Wednesday.
Poland will need to subsidise its coal-fired power plants given the current high CO2 emission prices in order to prevent increases in household bills, deputy PM and State Assets Minister Jacek Sasin has said.
Polish fuel concern Orlen will partner energy company PGNiG in the construction of a gas and steam power plant in the north-eastern city of Ostroleka.
Polish energy firm PGE is to build a power station for the needs of the planned Central Transportation Port CPK) for an estimated PLN 300 million (EUR 65.88 million) with an output of 60-100 MW, PGE President Wojciech Dabrowski told a Friday press conference.
The PGE Group wants to offer only green energy by 2050, company representatives told a Wednesday press conference.
The Baltic Sea will become a major source of green power in Poland as it is expected to provide some 20 percent of the country's power needs, Deputy State Assets Minister Zbigniew Gryglas said on Friday, vowing that wind farms will start working in late 2024.
The Polish government's commissioner for strategic energy infrastructure, Piotr Naimski, has announced that Poland will build nuclear power plants with a capacity of 6-9 gigawatts (GW), and that the first reactor would be ready in 2023.
Poland's largest power producer PGE has withdrawn from investment projects, planned for the 2020-2024 period and valued at over PLN 1.0 billion (EUR 220.8 million), due to the coronavirus pandemic, the company said on Wednesday.
The production of electricity in Poland based on the burning of coal grew in March 2020 to 50.21 percent from 46.79 in March 2019, according to data from state owned transmission system operator PSE.
Power company innogy Renewables Polska has launched construction of a 47.5-MW wind farm in Western Pomerania, the company has announced in a press release.