On 10 October, in the Opole Power Plant belonging PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna of the PGE Group, the ceremony of completing the construction of two ultramodern generating units No. 5 and 6 with a total capacity of 1800 MW took place. Thanks to the project worth near PLN 11.6 billion, the Opole Power Plant is currently in the world lead the of the cutting edge power plants and meets 8 percent of the domestic demand for electricity. The energy produced in the units is able to supply as many as 4 million households.
During this year's 590th Congress, the authorities of PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna, PGE Energia Ciepła and the Marshal of Podkarpackie Voivodeship, signed a Letter of Intent concerning joint actions for the construction of the second process line in the Waste to Energy Plant (WtE Plant) in Rzeszów.
Polish companies are aware of global trends in the development of renewable energy and are not going to be left behind. To this end, during the Economic Forum in Krynica, the PGE Group and the ORLEN Group signed a letter of intent on cooperation in the development of offshore wind energy. The Polish champions intend to jointly support the development of offshore wind energy, bearing in mind the positive impact of the development of this technology on the Polish economy, including maximizing the share of Polish suppliers and contractors.
PGE Nowa Energia will be the first operator of electrical cars charging stations in Poland who will ensure a fully eco-friendly power supply for their customers. This is guaranteed by a contract signed with PGE Energia Odnawialna under which electricity in the stations belonging to the PGE Capital Group will originate completely from renewable sources.