Poland chooses coal makers as sponsors for climate talks

Poland named the EU’s major coal producer Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa (JSW) the first official partner of UN’s COP 24 global climate summit. “We hope that our participation in the summit will contribute to the promotion of JSW as an environment-friendly leader of the mining industry...

Poland plans to use 60% of coal for energy by 2030

Coal should account for 60 percent of the energy mix in Poland by 2030, according to the draft of Poland’s energy policy until 2040. The decrease of coal share to below 30 percent is expected by 2040. According to the plan, in 2033 the first nuclear power plant will be built, and then a new nu...

Locked content PGE orders coal for PLN 5.25 bln from PGG

Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) signed a coal supply agreement with Polska Grupa Górnicza (PGG). The total value of hard coal supplies for 2019-2022 is estimated at PLN 5.25 billion. PGE Capital Group is Poland’s largest energy sector company with respect to sales revenues and net profit. The compan...

Locked content Coal prices for power industry down 1.2% in Sept.

In September the price of hard coal for the power industry fell by over 1.2 percent m/m, and the price of coal for heating increased by more than 2.6 percent in comparison to August, price indices published by the Industrial Development Agency (ARP)indicate. The data shows that in September 2018 dom...

Locked content Naimski sees coal share in energy mix at 50% in 25-30 years

According to the Ministry of Energy strategy, the share of coal in the energy mix will be at 50 percent in the 25-30 years perspective compared to around 80 percent currently, Piotr Naimski, the government’s official responsible for key energy infrastructure said. The Minister of Energy Krzysz...

Locked content Poland asks EU to intervene in CO2 market

The Ministry of Energy asked the European Commission to intervene in the market for CO2 emission allowances as the prices have gone significantly up in recent months. According to Warsaw, this meets the conditions which oblige the European Commission to take “appropriate measures.” “A stable functio...

Locked content PKP Cargo to deliver 1.9 mln tons of coal to PGNiG Termika

State-owned logistics operator PKP Cargo signed two contracts to deliver in total 1.9 million tons of coal to three plants of PGNiG Termika. The coal will be supplied from January 1 until December 31, 2019. “PGNiG Termika is a regular client of PKP Cargo and the contract concluded for 2019 is ...

Locked content Coal sales in April at 5.1 mln tons

Sales of coal in Poland in April amounted to 5.1 million metric tonnes compared to 5.58 million tonnes a year ago, the Industrial Development Agency reported. Coal inventories at the end of March amounted to 1.8 million tonnes compared to 1.6 million tonnes a month earlier.  At the end of March 2017...

Locked content SES Encoal Energy mulls small-scale coal gasification projects

SES Encoal Energy, a joint venture of Synthesis Energy Systems and EnInvestments, plans to implement the SES’s gasification technology SGT in Poland. The projects could cost between $200-700 million. “SGT is based on the U-GAS gasification process, developed by the Gas Technology Institute since the...

Locked content Coal to amount for 60% of Polish energy in 2030 – ministry

Nearly 60 percent of Polish energy in 2030 will come from hard coal and lignite, Deputy Energy Minister Grzegorz Tobiszowski said. “We do not exclude investments in nuclear energy which does not collide with our resources – hard coal and lignite, it complements it,” he added. Currently, Poland...