Locked content Poland wants to have 10 GW of energy from offshore wind farms by 2030

Poland would like to generate 10 GW of energy from its offshore wind farms, by 2030, said the government plenipotentiary for strategic energy infrastructure Piotr Naimski. “In our strategic plans, there is a room for offshore. It means that, to 2025-2030, there will be up to 10 GW wind farms close t...

Energa to reverse PLN 116.6 mln asset impairments

WSE-listed power utility Energa will boost its 2018 net result by PLN 94.5 million, thanks to reversing PLN 116.6 million impairments on its wind farm assets, following regulatory changes, the company said in a market filing.

Locked content Energa’s three lawsuits against windfarm operators dismissed

A subsidiary of WSE-listed power group Energa, Energa-Obrót had three of its lawsuits demanding nullification of its contracts with windfarms rejected by an arbitration court, the company said in a market filing. The company is considering filing an appeal and is analyzing the potential financial im...

Locked content Over 20 offers in Orlen’s Baltic wind farm tender

Over 20 companies filed their offers in a tender for technological concept for a sea wind farm on the Baltic Sea, organized by PKN Orlen, the oil giant stated. The total power generating capacity of the investment could reach 1,200 MW. In March, PKN Orlen announced the tender for an initial technica...

Locked content Enea interested in offshore wind farms

WSE-listed power utility Enea is interested in investing in offshore wind farms, the company’s CEO Mirosław Kowalik said. “Looking at what is happening in Europe, how much the costs of the capex are optimized. It’s an interesting direction. There are some projects that we are interested in, but it&#...

Locked content Orlen wants to invest in wind farms

WSE-listed fuel giant Orlen announced a tender for the development of a preliminary technical concept that will determine the possibilities for preparing and implementing an offshore wind farms project in the Baltic Sea, the company said. The maximum power capacity of the installation was set at 1,2...

Wind farms with 23% share in the energy mix

Last Saturday, wind farms had a 23 percent share in Poland’s energy mix, portal gramywzielone.pl said. This was the best result this year so far. Polish wind farms, which have 5.8 GW capacity, produced 99 GWh of energy. On the same day, throughout the EU, only four other countries had bigger shares ...

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 RWE opens two wind farms in Poland

WE Polska, part of German energy group RWE, has completed two wind farms in Poland with a combined capacity of 45 megawatts (MW), bringing the company’s total capacity in the country to around 240 MW, Reuters reported quoting the company’s statement. The wind farms in Opalenica, in the w...

Locked content Tauron gives up on selling wind farms assets

Poland’s second largest power utility company Tauron pulled back from talks on selling its wind farms mainly due to low energy and green certificates prices and instead will cooperate with peer Enea on  its renewable sources of energy business, Tauron announced in a press statement “This...