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Polish state-owned utility Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) has announced a tender offer to acquire a 100% stake in Poland’s largest privately-owned energy company – Polenergia.
Poland’s largest private energy group Polenergia and Norway’s Equinor (formerly Statoil) have officially signed the agreement to jointly own and develop two offshore wind projects in the Polish Baltic Sea with a combined capacity of 1,200MW.
Polish energy company Polenergia S.A. has obtained a legally binding environmental decision defining environmental requirements for the implementation of the 600MW Polenergia Baltic Sea II offshore wind farm (Polenergia Bałtyk II).
Polenergia plans to start constructing the 600MW Baltic Środkowy III (Baltic Middle III) offshore wind farm in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea in 2019, with the commissioning of the wind farm planned for 2021 or 2022. The Polish energy company has recently become the first operator in Poland to obtain an environmental permit for the […]
MFW Bałtyk III Sp. z o.o., a joint venture between Equinor and Polenergia S.A., has secured an environmental decision for the offshore grid infrastructure connecting two offshore wind farms with a total capacity of 1440MW to the Polish national grid system. The decision was issued by the Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection (RDOŚ) in Gdansk. In May 2018, Polenergia and […]
Polish grid operator Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) has specified the connection conditions for the Bałtyk I offshore wind farm, which would allow the project to be built to its full capacity of 1,560MW. Bałtyk I is being jointly developed by Polenergia and Equinor, who acquired a 50% stake in the project last year, after having signed the agreement to […]
Polenergia and Equinor have secured an additional 240MW of capacity for their 600MW Bałtyk Środkowy II offshore wind project in Poland. The capacity boost is part of the terms that the two companies secured from Polish grid operator Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) for establishing a power link between the project and the grid, a spokesperson for Polenergia told […]
Fugro Netherlands Marine B.V. is carrying out a geotechnical campaign at the Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III offshore wind projects in Poland.
Equinor has acquired a 50% stake in the offshore wind development project Bałtyk I in Poland from Polenergia.
Poland plans to develop 8GW of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea by 2035 and will soon pass a law to this effect, Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski, said.
Poland has the highest unidentified offshore wind potential in the Baltic Sea, Janusz Gajowiecki, President of the Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA) said during a session at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg.
Statoil has officially changed its name to Equinor as part of a commitment to developing as a broad energy company.
Polish state-owned power producer Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) has withdrawn from bringing the country’s first nuclear power plant to realisation and decided to focus on building offshore wind farms instead, according to Reuters, which cites two sources confirming this.
Poland’s transmission system operator (TSO) Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) has launched a survey to determine how much generation capacity is currently in the country’s pipeline with proposed offshore wind projects, and what their status is, to support further phases of planning the grid development.
Statoil’s Board of Directors is proposing to change the name of the company to Equinor in support of its strategy and development as a broad energy company.
Statoil has signed an agreement with Polenergia to acquire a 50 % interest in the two early phase offshore wind development projects in Poland, Bałtyk Środkowy III (BSIII) and Bałtyk Środkowy II (BSII).
Poland’s Foundation for Sustainable Energy (FNEZ) has, in cooperation with entities from the maritime industry, offshore energy, wind energy, steel industry and manufacturers of offshore constructions, ships, and cables, established a Memorandum of the Polish Offshore Energy Sector (PPPEM).
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a EUR 38 million loan to Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority for investments improving the seaports’ nautical access and quay infrastructure.
The Baltic Sea holds an offshore wind potential of 40GW, according to a report by Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation (BASREC) from 2012. However, some of the countries whose coasts are splashed by the Baltic Sea are still struggling with regulatory framework when it comes to offshore wind development. One of these is Poland, which […]
Polish businessman Jan Kulczyk has applied for the permission to construct an offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, writes thenews.pl news portal. Kulczyk’s energy company, Polenergia, is keeping silent about the four offshore wind projects it has. However, chairman of Polenergia, Dariusz Mioduski, stated that the company has filed an application to the state-owned […]