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New support for energy-intensive industries
The Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology has submitted a long-awaited draft of the Act on Compensation for Energy-Intensive Industries in relation to the rising costs of climate policy.
New support for energy-intensive industries
RES Act to be amended again
A proposal for amendment of the Renewable Energy Sources Act has been published. It is intended to enable production of new RES while keeping energy prices as low as possible for users.
RES Act to be amended again
Where can help be sought when an energy supplier increases the price and threatens to cut off supply?
Increasing electricity prices may not please customers, but despite appearances they cause energy suppliers a lot of problems too. It is obvious that firms selling energy try to pass on increases in market prices to customers, even if they are bound by long-term energy sale agreements that guarantee a fixed price for the duration of the agreement. If this happens, customers need to seek the appropriate legal remedy to prevent costs going up, and in extreme cases prevent the electricity supply from being cut off.
Where can help be sought when an energy supplier increases the price and threatens to cut off supply?
Relief for energy-intensive businesses, other businesses under strain
The Ministry of Energy has published a draft amendment to the regulation on tariffs reducing the burden of the qualitative fee on some “large” industrial customers.
Relief for energy-intensive businesses, other businesses under strain
Litigation due to increasing electricity prices
Changing energy prices observed in the last few months on the Polish Power Exchange (TGE) are causing disputes between energy suppliers and customers. Suppliers are raising prices unilaterally, the buyers respond by terminating their agreements, and the first cases are being heard in the courts. The large amount of uncertainty on the market is hindering the signing of agreements for the future. Even large and experienced businesses are finding this new situation daunting.
Litigation due to increasing electricity prices
Polish wind farms before the Court of Justice of the European Union
The issue of limits on construction of new on-shore wind turbines was examined by the CJEU. Have technical provisions been introduced without notification of the European Commission, and does this mean that Polish courts are required to refuse to apply them?
Polish wind farms before the Court of Justice of the European Union
Existing power installations to undergo innovative overhaul
The National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR) is testing pre-commercial procurement on the energy market. More such projects will soon be launched in other sectors. What is PCP and who can benefit from it?
Existing power installations to undergo innovative overhaul
New life for stalled wind power projects?
The Energy Regulatory Office has confirmed that wind projects in RES auctions will not have to demonstrate the incentive effect. Here we explain what these changes will mean in practice.
New life for stalled wind power projects?
What’s ahead for the Polish energy sector in 2018?
What will change in the regulations governing the energy sector in 2018? What must energy companies and customers be prepared for? Many new legal proposals have appeared recently. Some of them are still in the legislative process, and others have already been adopted and will enter into force this year.
What’s ahead for the Polish energy sector in 2018?
The energy regulator is required to consider the effects of a merger by an industrial user of electricity
The president of the Energy Regulatory Office has withdrawn from imposing sanctions on a company that relied on data for a company acquired in a merger when applying for the status of an industrial user of electricity.
The energy regulator is required to consider the effects of a merger by an industrial user of electricity
How to escape the financial problems of the RES market: Attempted diagnosis, part 2
A real threat to repayment of credit taken out to build wind farms has arisen. It is a problem for investors and banks. Will it launch a wave of arbitration claims against the Polish Treasury?
How to escape the financial problems of the RES market: Attempted diagnosis, part 2
How to escape the financial problems of the RES market: Attempted diagnosis, part 1
We decided to examine the fate of the support system for renewable energy sources in Poland in recent years and the impact now felt by market participants. Understanding what has actually happened can enable all parties to find the best exit from the current difficult situation.
How to escape the financial problems of the RES market: Attempted diagnosis, part 1