What goes on in Poland on the 26th of September.
The Minister of State Assets reveals that the Baltic Pipe will be more than half full
The Minister of State Assets Jacek Sasin revealed how much gas will flow via the Baltic Pipe in 2023. According to calculations by BiznesAlert.pl, 6 bcm out of the pipe’s 10 bcm capacity will be used. The pipe is set to launch on 27 September 2022.
– The 10-year contract for 2.4 bcm of gas, signed today, along with the contracts already concluded and own production, will ensure the use of over 80 percent of the Baltic Pipe capacity reserved for PGNiG for next year – Minister Sasin wrote on Twitter when commenting on the new PGNiG-Equinor contracts for the supply of 2.4 billion cubic meters annually from 2023 to 2033 announced on September 23.
Kutno bought electric buses and cannot use the due to energy prices
– We were the first to purchase electric buses in the voivodeship and these buses should be installed – said the president of MZK Kutno, Jacek Sikora on the TOK FM radio. – If, from January 1, we have to pay such a bill for electricity, these buses will have to stay at the garage – added the president.
– The proposed electricity bill, which we received as a public transport company, is almost PLN 3300 for 1 KWh. This is unimaginable. There is no politics here, it’s about the economy – said the president of MZK Kutno, Jacek Sikora on the TOK FM radio, commenting on the impact of high electricity prices on the use of new, low-emission buses in Kutno.
– We immediately notified the Supervisory Board and the local government authorities of the city of Kutno, because this affects not only to us as a public transport company, but also many more companies – the company representative said.