Locked content Poland’s renewables share at 11% – Eurostat

The share of renewable energy sources in energy consumption in the European Union reached 17 percent at end-2016, the EU statistics office Eurostat announced. In Sweden, more than half (53.8 percent) of consumed energy came from renewable sources. Finland was second (38.7 percent), followed by Latvi...

Locked content New EU’ renewable energy goals ‘hard to meet’

Poland will find it difficult, to meet the new upgraded renewable energy resources goals for 2030, approved by the European Parliament earlier this week, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski said. “We will struggle to meet these goals along with other states,” he said, adding that the decision is n...

Locked content Poland with 8.53 GW of renewables in Q3

According to data released by the Energy Regulatory Office, at end-Q3, Poland had 8.53 GW capacity of installed renewable energy sources, up by 60.31 MW q/q. Overall capacity of all installations amounted to 25.73 GW Wind farms accounted for the majority of Polish renewable mix with 5.84 GW, followe...

Locked content EC approves PLN 40 bln renewables support program for Poland

The European Commission has approved the PLN 40 billion Polish renewable energy support program.  “The Polish support scheme will increase the share of green energy in Poland’s energy mix and help the country’s energy transition [and] will also preserve the global competitiveness of comp...

Locked content No more renewable energy auctions this year – URE

Poland will not organize further auctions for electricity from renewable sources this year, energy market regulator URE said, citing new regulations from the Energy Ministry, which regulates the maximum quantity, value, and order of such auctions. “According to the provisions of the aforementioned l...

Locked content Energa plans terminating deals with renewable firms

WSE-listed power utility Energa plans to annul 22 framework deals with renewable energy peers regarding purchasing of the certificates of origin. The company hopes that it will bring PLN 110 million profit next year, and some PLN 2.1 billion in the future, Energa said in a market filing. According t...

Locked content Poland with 8,478 MW renewable capacity in Q2

The installed capacity of renewable energy installations, amounted to 8,478 MW at end-Q2, according to Energy Regulatory Office (URE). The installed capacity in wind power installations stood at 5,824 MW, while biomass plants had 1,323 MW capacity followed by water plants (933 MW), biogas (236 MW), ...

Locked content Energa expects PLN 150 mln boost from the new law on renewables

WSE-listed power utility Energa expects to increase its next year’s earning by PLN 150 million due to a new bill on renewables which affects the pricing of certificates of origin, the company said in a market filing. The forecast was built on a substitution fee estimated at PLN 43 per MWh, and inclu...