Review of the Polish integrated National Energy and Climate draft Plan 2021-2030

Author/s Marcin Pluta, Wojciech Suwala, Artur Wyrwa
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/1 Language English
Pages 12 P. 149-160 File size 170 KB
DOI 10.3280/EFE2019-001009
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The purpose of this paper is to review the main content of the draft version of the National Energy and Climate Plan for the years 2021-2030 of Poland. The main objectives, targets, policies and measures are described. Tools planned to be used to achieve the goals are presented. Ambitiousness of the plan, probability of achieving the objectives and difficulties that may be encountered in implementing the envisaged policies are discussed. The transformation of the Polish power sector, which has the biggest share in GHG emissions from all ETS sectors, has already begun. It is expected that the share of coal in the electricity generation mix will drop from the current ca. 77% to 60% in 2030. The biggest challenge in the non-ETS sector will be to achieve emission reduction targets in the transport sector. Emissions from transport are rising and are expected to continue to rise as a result of economic development and increasing passenger and freight transport.

Keywords: Polish NECP assessment, energy policy, climate policy.

Jel codes: Q28, Q48, Q58

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Marcin Pluta, Wojciech Suwala, Artur Wyrwa, Review of the Polish integrated National Energy and Climate draft Plan 2021-2030 in "ECONOMICS AND POLICY OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT" 1/2019, pp 149-160, DOI: 10.3280/EFE2019-001009