The Sejm, the lower house of Polish parliament, has passed a bill that freezes the price of electricity for households in 2023 at this year's levels to avoid a spike in electricity bills from January.
The Polish government has approved a bill capping electricity prices for all households for the next year to alleviate the impact of high energy prices, government spokesperson said on Monday evening.
Poland is to cap electricity prices for all households from next year, with a limit of up to 2,000 kWh of annual use.
Most Poles have cut their household budgets owing to inflation-driven price hikes, a survey published by the Rzeczpospolita newspaper on Thursday has revealed.
Poland's governing Law and Justice (PiS) party will introduce measures that would allow household energy prices to remain at the present level up to 2,000 KWh, its leader, Jarosław Kaczyński, said on Tuesday at a meeting with voters in Pruszków near Warsaw.
Hungary is the only country which opposed a price cap on gas imports to the European Union, said Poland's climate minister on Friday.
As many as 87 percent of Poles feel strongly affected by increased food prices, a survey revealed on Wednesday.
The government will take steps to see that gas and electricity prices do not rise as much as predicted by Poland's power regulator URE and energy operators, the government spokesperson informed on Wednesday.
With an abundance of off-grid locations spread across the country, spending summer in Poland should not mean spending big in the seaside resorts, says Alex Webber.
Poland's core inflation, excluding the prices of food and energy, measured 6.9 percent year on year in March 2022, up from 6.7 percent in February, the National Bank of Poland (NBP) said on Tuesday.