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Ørsted and PGE in discussions regarding offshore wind energy projects in Poland

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (‘PGE’) has announced that they have decided to commence discussions with Ørsted regarding the sale of a 50% stake in two offshore wind farm projects in the Baltic Sea with a total capacity of up to 2.5GW and the cooperation terms for their development . The subject of discussions will … Continue reading Ørsted and PGE in discussions regarding offshore wind energy projects in Poland

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Revised Renewables Act paves way for 2.5 GW onshore wind power auction in Poland

Poland’s lower house of Parliament approved an important revision to the Renewables Act last week in a significant development for onshore wind in the country. The legislation includes plans for Poland to hold an auction in 2019 for 2.5 GW of new onshore wind capacity. The plans are due to be approved by the Polish … Continue reading Revised Renewables Act paves way for 2.5 GW onshore wind power auction in Poland

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GE Renewable Energy to power Potegowo wind farm in Poland

Potegowo is the first wind energy project between GE Renewable Energy and Potegowo Mashav Sp Z OO. Once commissioned, GE Renewable Energy will increase its installed base in Poland to 800 MW. The 220 MW wind farm is expected to help save 480,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per year. GE Renewable Energy announced … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to power Potegowo wind farm in Poland

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Onshore wind energy in Poland

On 11 June WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the Polish Wind Energy Association’s annual conference near Warsaw. Dickson was speaking as part of a panel on Polish onshore wind power and its role in the Polish National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP). The NECPs are the key instrument for driving the European energy transition … Continue reading Onshore wind energy in Poland

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Innogy starts construction for Polish wind farm with wind turbines from Nordex

innogy SE – a strategic partner of the Nordex Group – is commencing construction works for the onshore wind farm Zukowice in Poland this week. Zukowice is a 33MW wind power project in Lower Silesia for which the contract was awarded in the first Polish onshore wind auction in November 2018. Now the Zukowice project … Continue reading Innogy starts construction for Polish wind farm with wind turbines from Nordex

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EBRD Grants €48 Mn Loan For 220 MW Wind Farm in Poland

In its first project in renewable energy in Poland in over three years, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that it is supporting the 220 MW Potegowo wind farm with a local currency loan of up to PLN 209.1 million (€48 million). The plant in north-eastern Poland will be constructed and … Continue reading EBRD Grants €48 Mn Loan For 220 MW Wind Farm in Poland

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Wind energy in Poland: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a 132 MW wind power order from Windfarm Polska III sp. z o.o., owned by Stadtwerke München (SWM), for the Jasna wind power project Pomorskie Voivodship, in northern Poland. Underlining the strong competitiveness of wind energy, the project was awarded at the Polish wind-solar energy auction held in November last year, which … Continue reading Wind energy in Poland: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa demonstrates its capabilities in Poland

First full-scope multibrand service contract signed in Europe for two wind farms in Poland with a total of 29 Vestas wind turbines. Long-term service and maintenance contract secured for 58MW with Polenergia Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured its first full-scope contract for the service of turbines supplied by other Original Equipment Manufacturers (oOEM) … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa demonstrates its capabilities in Poland

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Poland’s new energy strategy to almost phase out onshore wind energy

Poland today revealed details of its draft energy strategy to 2040. It plans to increase its power capacity from 40 GW to 73 GW and expects the share of coal to fall from 80% of electricity consumption today to 60% by 2030. They plan to build 6-9 GW of new nuclear by 2043 and 10 … Continue reading Poland’s new energy strategy to almost phase out onshore wind energy

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Competitive prices in Polish onshore wind energy auction

The results of the first Polish onshore wind power auction were announced today. Prices came it at between €37 and €50/MWh according to Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office. 23 developers entered 31 successful bids for around 1 GW of capacity. WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson said: “These prices are extremely competitive. They’re lower than we’ve seen in … Continue reading Competitive prices in Polish onshore wind energy auction

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EDP Renewables is celebrating ten years of operations in Poland

EDP Renewables has been present on the Polish market for 10 years. The first wind farm constructed in our country was located in Margonin commune and remains up to now the biggest operating wind farm in Poland. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s leading producer of renewable energy and one of the biggest global producers … Continue reading EDP Renewables is celebrating ten years of operations in Poland

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Poland makes wind energy comeback with commitment to develop 8 GW of offshore wind power and ongoing 1 GW onshore wind turbines auction

Poland marked its return to wind energy today with the announcement of ambitious plans to develop 8 GW of offshore wind by 2035. It came as Poland opened a 1 GW onshore wind auction on 5 November. Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski, today announced plans to develop 8 GW of offshore wind by … Continue reading Poland makes wind energy comeback with commitment to develop 8 GW of offshore wind power and ongoing 1 GW onshore wind turbines auction

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Poland shifts on wind power ahead of climate meeting

Restrictive legislation introduced by Poland’s right-wing government in 2016 threw a spanner into the works for onshore wind energy, but the easing of some measures now promises to get the sector spinning. The change comes ahead of the COP24 World Climate Conference that opens December 2 in the southern Polish city of Katowice, a coal … Continue reading Poland shifts on wind power ahead of climate meeting

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Polish wind energy back in the spotlight after local elections

Wind energy continues breaking new ground in Poland. After a dormant period, things are looking up for the dynamic development of onshore and offshore renewables in the country. This year has already seen a double-first in Poland: last summer, Mercedes Benz announced it would buy electricity generated at the 45 MW Taczalin wind farm to power … Continue reading Polish wind energy back in the spotlight after local elections

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WindEurope presses the case for offshore wind energy in Poland at Krynica Economic Forum

WindEurope was speaking with Michael Simmelsgaard, Head of Offshore Wind at Vattenfall, and Zbigniew Gryglas, chair the offshore wind energy committee in Polish Parliament, as well as representatives of the Lithuanian and Polish Transmission System Operators. All insisted on the strong fundamentals that will drive the deployment of offshore wind turbins in the Baltic. With … Continue reading WindEurope presses the case for offshore wind energy in Poland at Krynica Economic Forum

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Winergy is seeking financing to construct a 101 MW onshore wind farm in Poland

Winergy has signed a conditional construction contract with building firm Erbud, although work is unable to start until Winergy acquires financing, according to a statement from Erbud on Friday. Erbud would have 51 weeks to complete the Potegowo Wschod wind farm once construction starts, it said. Potegowo could be the first major wind farm constructed … Continue reading Winergy is seeking financing to construct a 101 MW onshore wind farm in Poland

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Mercedes Benz has announced Europe’s first automotive PPA with a Polish wind farm

It is also the first such deal signed in Poland. Mercedes Benz will buy electricity generated at the 45MW wind farm to power its manufacturing facility in Jawor, 10km away from the wind farm. The longer-term goal is to source all of its power needs from renewables. The Taczalin wind farm has been operational since … Continue reading Mercedes Benz has announced Europe’s first automotive PPA with a Polish wind farm

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WindEurope pledges support for Polish transition from coal

Poland has been the site of increasing activity for the wind industry. The Polish parliament has started debating legislation that will reverse the real estate tax and facilitate a 1,000 MW onshore auction by the end of 2018, while the Polish TSO recently announced that the Polish grid could accommodate 4 GW offshore wind by … Continue reading WindEurope pledges support for Polish transition from coal

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Poland’s largest power provider abandons nuclear project for Baltic Sea wind power

Poland’s largest power group PGE has abandoned its leading role in plans to build the country’s first nuclear power station as it focuses on new wind farms in the Baltic Sea. State-controlled PGE announced a nearly $10 billion offshore wind project in March but has also been responsible for the nuclear project. Both plans are … Continue reading Poland’s largest power provider abandons nuclear project for Baltic Sea wind power

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