The state assets minister has said that Poland has already exceeded the EU target of renewable energy share in total energy production.
Poland's state assets minister told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Monday that countries should move from coal to renewable energy without using gas as a “transition” fuel.
In 2020, the share of renewable energy in gross final energy consumption increased by 0.76 percentage points to 16.13 percent, reported Poland's Central Statistical Office (GUS) on Thursday.
A company belonging to Spanish renewable energy group Ibereolica will build a wind farm in Pomorskie province, northern Poland, the group's second investment in recent months.
Poland plans to reduce its dependency on coal over the coming two decades by building a “zero-emission energy system,” President Andrzej Duda told the Climate Leaders' Summit on Friday.
Poland's top fuel and energy group PKN Orlen plans to earmark over PLN 140 billion (EUR 31.26 billion) for its strategic investments until the end of 2030.
VIDEO: Pianist/producer Wojtek Szczepanik used 100 percent renewable energy when recording his piano section to offset the 78kg of CO2 in electricity and the 147kg of CO2 used in the complete production.
Nuclear and renewable energy will help Poland switch to a low-emission economy and attain the EU's climate neutrality goals, Deputy Climate Minister Adam Guiborge-Czetwertynski told the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily on Wednesday.
Poland provides the Swedish company with about 50 percent of its wooden furniture, and stacks of other goods sold by the retail giant.
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.