ABB to power Europe’s largest EV battery factory

The technology firm will provide substations and and other key technologies to LG Chem’s new facility in Poland

Sir David Attenborough: Climate change ‘our greatest threat’

He was speaking at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland

Picture of UK and Polish flags with an electric vehicle being charged.
UK-Poland launch initiative to drive low emission vehicles growth

They have issued a joint declaration to all countries calling on them to renew their efforts to boost the transition to greener cars

EU approves inclusion of 600MW CHP plant in Polish scheme

It found the Plock facility will contribute to the EU’s energy and environmental objectives without distorting competition

New solar plant in Poland cuts 2.5 tonnes of carbon emissions each day

The 42MW facility was put into place by the Sun Investment Group

EU greenlights six backup power schemes

The European Commission has approved six schemes for backup electricity to ensure security of supply. It said the power capacity mechanisms in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland comply with the rules aimed at preserving competition in the single market. The schemes in Belgium and Germany are for strategic reserves, which keep certain generation […]

EU fund invests in Polish gas pipeline

An EU fund is investing in a gas pipeline in Poland. The European Regional Development Fund is providing €79 million (£70m) to cover part of the construction costs of the 130km-long Zdzieszowice – Wrocław pipeline. The project will reinforce the existing regional gas transmission system and increase its capacity. It is expected to be completed […]

EU invests €112.5m in Polish gas pipeline

A total of €112.5 million (£98m) is to be invested in the construction of a natural gas pipeline in Poland. The funding from the European Regional Development Fund will be used for the 167 km-long Lwówek – Odolanów pipeline in the Wielkopolska region. It will connect the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in the city […]

EU climate laws ‘threatened by Eastern Europe’

The EU’s climate laws could be undermined by a mutiny from Poland and the Czech Republic. That’s according to documents seen by news website Climate Home, which says the Eastern-European states are diluting rules supposed to guide Europe towards the carbon reduction targets outlined in the Paris Agreement. Europe agreed to reduce its emissions by 40% before 2030, […]

Poland urged to speed up green transition

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has urged Poland to speed up its green transition. In its latest review of the nation’s energy policies, the IEA said Poland’s forthcoming energy strategy needs to prioritise long term energy security, place a strong emphasis on reducing emissions and air pollution, increase energy efficiency and decarbonise the transport system. […]