Locked content Tchórzewski: Poland needs nuclear power plant

Poland needs a nuclear power plant in order to reduce CO2 emissions in its energy mix and has to take appropriate steps in the near future, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski said in an interview with state broadcaster TVP Info. “In the nearest realistic future we will be building a nuclear plant...

Locked content State coal group to be listed on WSE within 5 years – Tchórzewski

Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski said that Poland might float the Polska Grupa Górnicza after its merger with Katowicki Holding Węglowy is completed. “If our economic assumptions materialized, we would like PGG to move in the footsteps of JSW, i.e. to become a listed company within 5 years,” th...

Locked content Mining industry’s financial health improving – Energy Minister

Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Poland’s Minister of Energy, said that EU funds have helped to improve the financial situation of the country’s mining industry. He was writing, on Tuesday, in response to an earlier question posed by another Polish PM. “The aid [for Poland’s mining sector] approved by the Com...

Locked content New coal mine to be built in Poland — Energy Minister

Poland’s energy minister, Krzysztof Tchórzewski, has indicated that his government plans to build a new coal mine by 2019 in Poland, the Polish press reported on Monday evening. He announced that a new tender has already been released for the mine’s construction. “We need to start building a new min...

Locked content Energy Minister: Poland to launch capacity market in 2016

“Poland estimates the capacity market budget preliminarily at PLN 2-3 billion a year,” Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski said on Monday. The Minister hopes to introduce a capacity market support scheme this year. “We would like the draft bill on the capacity market to be prepar...

Locked content Energy Minister: A million electric cars in Poland in 10 years

On Tuesday, the Energy Minister, along with the Development Minister, participated in a conference “Towards electromobility” (“W kierunku elektromobilności”), which was held in the Warsaw University of Technology. “We have the chance to have a million electric cars in P...

Locked content Poland adopts new law on wind farms

The lower house of parliament has adopted a new law banning construction of wind farms close to dwellings and has hiked property taxes for wind farm owners, Reuters reported. Wind farms must be built at a distance from housing of at least 10 times the height of the turbine, or about 1.5 to 2 km̷...

Locked content Ministry of Energy to introduce a fee for non-EU coal imports

“Poland’s Energy Ministry wants to implement systemic changes to the Polish coal market, including introducing a fee for non-EU coal imports,” proclaimed deputy Energy Minister Grzegorz Tobiszowski on Wednesday. According to Grzegorz Tobiszowski, the Ministry of Energy intends to b...

Locked content EnergyMin: Investments in coal mine PGG in two instalments

“Investors in coal group PGG, the upcoming new incarnation of the defunct KW, will concede to contributing funds provided the payments can be made in two instalments,” Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski announced. According to the Minister, the first instalment must be made at the beg...