Polish power plants consumed over one fifth more coal to produce electricity in the first 10 months of the year compared to the same period of 2020, the Polish Mining Group (PGG) has reported.
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.
Poland's central bank will help the state to obtain 51 percent of the funds necessary to build the country's first NPP, the bank’s governor has told the "Sieci" weekly.
The State Treasury is to purchase 100 percent of shares in Poland's special purpose company PGE EJ1, owned by three power firms PGE, Enea and Tauron, and copper company KGHM. PGE EJ1 is to prepare the design and construction of the country's first nuclear power plant.
The Tauron Group is to build a 5-MW photovoltaic farm at the site of the former Jaworzno I Power Station, in southern Poland, the firm has announced in a press release.
With the EU pushing renewable energy PGE has unveiled a programme to boost solar and wind capacity.
After a construction phase of almost two and a half years, energy firm Fortum opened a co-generation heat and power plant in the Silesian town of Zabrze (southern Poland) on Thursday. The investment cost PLN 870 million (EUR 202.6 million).
A new, greener power unit in south-western Poland has passed key tests and is set to be ready next year. The 910 MW bloc will be part of the Jaworzno III power plant owned by Tauron, one of Poland’s four major energy companies, located near the city of Katowice.