Polish Briefing 21 January, 2021 9:03 am   

Polish Briefing: Big solar installed capacity increase. Germans complain over lignite mining in Turów

KWB Turów Lignite production in Turów. Photo: PGE

What goes in Poland on 21st of December?

Solar generation increase

Solar Energy installed capacity in Poland reached 3661,7 MW on 1st of December – reports Polish energy grid operator Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE).

According to PSE this result means 7 percent increase in solar generation between November and December 2020 (in November it was 3420,379) and 181,8 percent more in December 2020 than in the same period in 2019.

Complaint over Turów

Greenpeace Germany informs that on 21st of December governing officials and citizens of the city of Zittau, as well as members of the Saxon State Parliament and the District of Görlitz, filed an official complaint about the Polish open pit lignite mine in Turów with the EU Commission. The content of the complaint is the sinking of the city of Zittau due to the pumping of groundwater and further feared damage to the region.

Wojciech Jakóbik