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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The president of the Energy Regulatory Office has withdrawn from imposing sanctions on a company that relied on data for a company acquired in a merger when applying for the status of an industrial user of electricity.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
Energy Law amendment
The Act of 22 July 2016 Amending the Energy Law and Certain Other Acts was published on 2 August 2016.
Energy Law amendment
Power Market Act by the end of this year?
On 4 July 2016, a conference entitled “The power market: Consultations on functional solutions” was held at the Polish Ministry of Energy. At the event, the Minister of Energy announced that a Power Market Act would be drafted by the end of 2016. The power market is intended to ensure the energy security of Poland and continuity and reliability of the electricity supply.
Power Market Act by the end of this year?
New regulations may slow the growth of wind farms in Poland
A proposed Act on Wind Power Plant Projects presented in February 2016 is intended to specify the rules for siting of wind farms. But the current version of the proposal generates a huge risk for further growth of the wind power sector and for wind farms already in operation and even for persons interested in building housing near existing wind projects.
New regulations may slow the growth of wind farms in Poland
Energy efficiency audits still not mandatory
The obligation to conduct energy efficiency audits was supposed to be implemented into Polish law in 2015, but it hasn’t happened yet.
Energy efficiency audits still not mandatory
For energy regulation, think globally
TTIP negotiations present an opportunity to lift export restrictions on American oil and gas in force since 1938. Europe would gain increased security in the supply of energy commodities, and the US could reinforce the eastern borders of NATO while competing on the European market.
For energy regulation, think globally
TTIP: Opportunities and threats for Europe’s power sector and energy-intensive industries
Signing the transatlantic free-trade agreement could increase Europe’s energy security. The trick is how to compete with American companies that are already using cheaper energy and don’t have to comply with the same restrictions on CO2 emissions.
TTIP: Opportunities and threats for Europe’s power sector and energy-intensive industries