Welcome to the 2020 edition of Poland’s Energy Industry Report, a reference source to the what’s what and who’s who of the sector. The land of pierogi, wild bisons and tales about mermaids, also has a notorious and fast paced energy makeup. The year 2020 has seen a real boom in big photovoltaic projects, in addition to the already growing onshore wind, and then soon to become reality offshore wind. At the same time Poland is the largest coal producer in Europe and exactly how to implement a just economic and social transition away from it in the interest of cleaner air is the million dollar question.
Given that this report is launched midway through the auspicious year 2020, when the world turned upside down courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact of the virus on the industry is also explored. It is undoubtedly a time of remembering our priorities and that business, energy, and human well-being ultimately can and must join hands.
Guest Writers: Wojciech Jakobik, Founder, BiznesAlert, Agata Kozielewska, Independent Analyst, Wojciech Sztuba Managing Partner, TPA Poland, Robert Tomaszewski, Senior Energy Analyst, Polityka Insight, Marcus How, Head of Research, ViennEast