• More and more Renewable Energy Sources in the PGE Group

    25.06.2020

    From today, a city the size of Lublin will have electricity from the wind. The PGE Group has launched two new wind farms, Starza/Rybice and Karnice II. The investment project in the north-western part of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship comprises 43 turbines with a total installed capacity of nearly 100 MW. The project has increased the total installed capacity of PGE's wind farms by 20 percent to near 647 MW and strengthened the Group’s position as the Poland's largest manufacturer of green energy.

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  • Baltica 1 Offshore Wind Farm receives requirements for connection to the transmission grid

    08.06.2020

    At the request of Baltica 1 Wind Power Plant, a PGE Capital Group company, Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A., Poland's transmission system operator, has issued requirements for connecting the 896 MW offshore wind farm to the national power grid. This is another stage in the offshore wind farms project being carried out by PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna.

  • PGE supports the action of residence in defence of the Turów Mine and Power Plant

    08.06.2020

    Signatures are being collected among the inhabitants of the counties of Zgorzelec, Bolesławiecki and Lubański, who oppose the efforts of the Czech to liquidate the Turów Mine and Power Plant. The PGE Group supports these activities by emphasizing that the Turoszów energy complex is one of the key elements of the Polish energy system, operates on the basis of a license granted in accordance with the law, as well as meets all environmental standards and provides jobs for thousands of inhabitants of the region. 

  • PGE Group’s financial and operating performance in the first quarter of 2020

    26.05.2020

    PGE Group published its financial and operating results for the first quarter of 2020. The green direction followed by the Group contributes to the Group's financial performance and mitigates the impact of market pressure on conventional sources.

    • Relatively flat EBITDA posted by the Group (year-on-year decrease by 2% to PLN 1.8 billion) despite market pressure and negative impact of weather conditions.
    • Weaker performance of the Conventional Generation segment (EBITDA of PLN 497 million, down 27% year-on-year) and District Heating segment (EBITDA of PLN 342 million, down 13% year-on-year) mainly due to higher costs of CO2 emission allowances.
    • Slightly lower generation from conventional sources (at 14.5 TWh, down 2% year-on-year), a decrease partly offset by the positive impact of electricity generated in new units of the Opole Power Plant.
    • Stronger performance of Renewables segment ( EBITDA of PLN 193 million, up 17% year-on-year) owing to increased production from wind farms (at 0.5 TWh, up 19% year-on-year).
    • Improved performance of the Supply segment (EBITDA of PLN 218 million, up 52% year-on-year), mainly on the back of higher margins earned in business tariffs.
    • Limited impact of the pandemic on results in the first quarter; the effects should become noticeable in subsequent reporting periods.
  • PGE terminates projects worth over PLN 1 billion

    22.04.2020

    The Management Board of PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna has decided to terminate projects and programmes planned for the years 2020-2030 that do not bring expected benefits for the PGE Group. The total value of these undertakings exceeds the amount of PLN 1 billion.

    Wojciech Dąbrowski
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