On 28 January 2010 the National Court Register entered in its records a new company: EJ1 sp. z o.o. with the registered office in Warsaw.
EJ1 sp. z o.o. is to be directly responsible for the preparation of the investment process, the performance of location studies and the acquisition of all decisions and permits necessary for the construction of a nuclear power plant. The company will also deal with the selection of a partner or partners participating in a consortium that will build Poland's first nuclear power plant.
EJ1 sp. z o.o. is a subsidiary of PGE Energia Jądrowa S.A. Incorporated in December 2009, PGE Energia Jądrowa S.A. is responsible for the management of the Nuclear Power Generation business line within the structure of the PGE Capital Group.
At the beginning of 2009 the Polish government entrusted PGE with a mission to develop nuclear power generation in Poland. PGE's investment plans provide for the construction of two nuclear power plants, each with a capacity of about 3,000 MW. The commissioning of the first unit in a new nuclear power plant is planned for the year 2020.
PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. is the largest power engineering company in Poland and one of the largest such companies in Central and Eastern Europe. Thanks to the combination of its own fuel (lignite) resources, power generation and final distribution networks, PGE guarantees a safe and reliable power supply to 5 million households, businesses and institutions. The company's net power generation amounts to about 56 TWh, which constitutes 42% of the national electricity output. The installed capacity equals 12.4 GW.
The PGE Capital Group has operated under its current structure since 2007. The PGE Capital Group's major areas of activity comprise the mining of lignite and generation of heat and electricity from conventional sources, the wholesale trade of electricity and related products, the retail sales of electricity and heat, the distribution of electricity as well as the generation of electricity from renewable sources.
Since 6 November 2009 PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. has been one of the largest companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.