8 03, 2022

Prof. Wolfgang Lukas: Business administration and management skills are increasingly coming to the fore

By |March 8th, 2022|GERMANY, OPINIONS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

Offshore Wind Energy Centre was established at the Maritime University of Gdynia. Breakthrough management studies for offshore wind sector staff will be launched in Poland in March. The Polish university is carrying them out in cooperation with Hochschule Bremerhaven and Business Academy SouthWest – leaders of management and specialist programmes for the Offshore Wind Energy [...]

7 03, 2022

Gdynia will provide education of key personnel for the development of wind farms in the Baltic Sea

By |March 7th, 2022|OPINIONS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

A groundbreaking Offshore Wind Energy Center has been established at Gdynia Maritime University. This is where the future workforce that will build the offshore wind sector in the Baltic Sea will be educated. In March, the first groundbreaking managerial studies are launched. We talk to the creators of the Executive Offshore Wind MBA in Poland. [...]

7 03, 2022

Construction of installation terminal for offshore wind farms in Gdansk to be completed in 2025

By |March 7th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

On 1 March 2022, Poland's Council of Ministers adopted a resolution amending the offshore wind farm installation terminal regulations. Originally, the government wanted to carry out the investment in Gdynia, but eventually decided on Gdansk. The new resolution was submitted by the Ministry of Infrastructure. The installation terminal is to be built in the Port [...]

25 02, 2022

PGE and Ørsted are applying for a seabed acreage adjacent to Baltica Offshore Wind Farm

By |February 25th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

PGE and Ørsted are jointly applying for the 45.E.1 area on Ławica Słupska. This area of 17 sq. km is directly adjacent to Baltica Offshore Wind Farm, the largest offshore wind farm under construction in the Polish Baltic Sea and one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms. The application to the Ministry of Infrastructure [...]

25 02, 2022

Ocean Winds: We have submitted 9 applications for new offshore wind farm sites in Poland

By |February 25th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, OPINIONS, POLAND|

The Baltic Sea is becoming increasingly popular among foreign investors. The Baltic Sea is seen as a body of water offering opportunities for the development of offshore wind farms based on floating wind platforms. We ask Ocean Winds about their plans for the Baltic Sea. The company informed us that on 14 February 2022, ENGIE [...]

23 02, 2022

Baltyk breakthrough – First Preferred Supplier Agreements in Poland’s offshore wind market

By |February 23rd, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

Siemens Gamesa announced the signature of two Preferred Supplier Agreements for the MFW Baltyk II and MFW Baltyk III wind power plants with Equinor and Polenergia. These signings represent both the first preferred supplier agreements announced in the fledgling Polish offshore wind market, and also the first conditional agreements for the SG 14-236 DD offshore [...]

21 02, 2022

Poland launches three more licensing procedures for offshore wind in the Baltic Sea

By |February 21st, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

Poland's Vice-Minister for Infrastructure Marek Gróbarczyk has announced that Poland is launching further concession proceedings for three new sites in Polish waters of the Baltic Sea. As a result, localization procedures are currently underway for 9 marine areas. Vice-Minister Gróbaczyk tweeted that the ministry has "three more locations for the law on promoting electricity generation [...]

18 02, 2022

Industrial Development Agency and GRI Renewable Industries are embarking on a new investment in offshore tower factory in Poland

By |February 18th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

On February 11, 2022 an agreement (Memorandum of Understanding) was concluded between portfolio companies of the Industrial Development Agency JSC (IDA) and the Spanish company GRI Renewable Industries, S.L. concerning cooperation in the construction of a new tower factory for offshore wind energy (OWE). Estimated value of this investment is over EUR 100 million, and [...]

11 02, 2022

Chantiers de l’Atlantique will design and install an offshore substation for F.E.W. Baltic II

By |February 11th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

RWE, one of the world’s leading companies in offshore wind, is further progressing with developing F.E.W. Baltic II, one of the first offshore wind farms in the Polish Baltic Sea. RWE selected Atlantique Offshore Energy, the marine energy business unit of the French company Chantiers de l’Atlantique, for engineering, procuring, [...]

10 02, 2022

Polish investors fight for further offshore wind concessions in the Baltic Sea

By |February 10th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

The Polish Ministry of Infrastructure has launched further administrative procedures related to the granting of concessions for new offshore wind sites in Polish waters of the Baltic Sea. In particular, the rivalry between the two largest companies - PKN Orlen and PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna, which are already developing the first offshore farms in [...]

31 01, 2022

Next companies join the race for new offshore wind concessions in Poland

By |January 31st, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

We reported on BalticWind.EU that on 21 January 2022, Poland’s Ministry of Infrastructure published three announcements regarding new concessions for offshore wind energy. Several companies have declared their will to take part in the proceedings, others have already submitted applications. Competition in the Polish Baltic Sea area is intensifying. [...]

26 01, 2022

Poland launches another concession granting procedure for offshore wind

By |January 26th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

On 21 January 2022, Poland’s Ministry of Infrastructure published three announcements regarding new offshore wind energy concessions. Three additional offshore areas will soon be available to next operators. Some companies have communicated that they will not participate in the concession proceedings, while others have already confirmed their participation. […]

31 12, 2021

Ditlev Engel: We are technology optimistic. DNV expects a massive scaling of global energy, including the Baltic Sea 

By |December 31st, 2021|OPINIONS, POLAND|

DNV plays a key role in the development of the offshore wind industry. Through its unique technological expertise, it supports developers to increase the efficiency of offshore projects at different stages of their development. DNV also provides certification services to the RES industry. We talked about the development of offshore [...]

15 12, 2021

Eni and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners extend their collaboration in offshore wind to Poland

By |December 15th, 2021|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

Eni, through its subsidiary Eni gas e luce that will become Plenitude in 2022, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), through its New Markets Fund I, have extended their offshore wind partnership in France by signing an agreement to collaborate also in connection with the anticipated allocation of offshore wind areas in Poland. By implementing [...]

13 12, 2021

RWE receives Environmental Permit for its Polish F.E.W. Baltic II offshore project

By |December 13th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

RWE Renewables has moved a major step closer to the realisation of its first offshore wind farm in Poland. Via its Polish subsidiary Baltic Trade & Invest Sp. z o.o., the company received a positive decision by the regional Director for Environmental Protection in Szczecin. This decision specifies the environmental conditions for the realisation [...]

26 11, 2021

PGE Baltica without Monika Morawiecka

By |November 26th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

Monika Morawiecka, CEO of PGE Baltica, announced on her Linkedin profile that she is leaving PGE Baltica, a company responsible for the development of offshore wind farms in Polish waters of the Baltic Sea. The information was confirmed by PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna. […]

12 11, 2021

Baltic Power to hold talks with suppliers about successive project stages

By |November 12th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

Baltic Power, the vehicle responsible for the construction of PKN ORLEN and Northland Power’s first offshore wind farm, is arranging another meeting for potential contractors interested to join the supply chain for the project. Its participants will learn about detailed plans for each of the seven ‘installation packages’ making up the project implementation process. [...]

9 11, 2021

Preparation for the offshore wind in the Port of Gdynia

By |November 9th, 2021|OPINIONS, POLAND|

The Polish Offshore Wind Sector Deal signed on 15 September 2021 is another milestone in the development of this sector in Poland, next to the Act on the Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms of December 2020. This article is part of a series of comments on the main challenges to be [...]

2 11, 2021

PGE and Ørsted reach agreement on support level for Baltica offshore wind farm

By |November 2nd, 2021|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

The investment partners involved in the construction of the Baltica offshore wind farm have started individual negotiations with the European Commission, concerning the determination of an individual price in the differential contract for both stages of the project – Baltica 2 and Baltica 3. PGE and Ørsted expect a decision [...]

30 10, 2021

The road to Polish wind farms full of challenges

By |October 30th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

The Polish Offshore Wind Sector Deal signed on 15 September 2021 is another milestone in the development of this sector in Poland, next to the Act on the Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms of December 2020. This article is part of a series of comments on the main challenges to be met [...]

15 10, 2021

We are analyzing business opportunities in terms of investments in the Polish offshore wind sector, states Michał Obiegała, BP

By |October 15th, 2021|POLAND, TOP NEWS|

In September we reported on BalticWind.EU that energy concern bp is interested in investing in the Polish offshore wind energy sector. This was communicated by Michał Obiegała, Regulatory & Government Affairs Manager and Legal Counsel at BP, during the Economic Forum in Karpacz. Today the representative of BP Poland answers [...]

12 10, 2021

A chance of cooperation between Lithuania and Poland in offshore wind? Ignitis and PKN Orlen talks in progress

By |October 12th, 2021|DENMARK, LITHUANIA, OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS, TOP NEWS|

On October 8 a ceremonial meeting of the Polish government and the PKN Orlen company with representatives of the Lithuanian government was held in Mažeikiai, Lithuania. A new investment of Orlen in the form of deep crude oil processing in the refinery was announced. On the occasion of the meeting the representatives of both sides [...]

8 10, 2021

Baltic Offshore Wind Transmission – talks on the future of grid infrastructure

By |October 8th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

SPONSORED CONTENT On 11-12 October 2021, the international offshore wind industry conference "2nd edition Baltic Offshore Wind Transmission" will be held in Warsaw, Poland. During this event, BalticWind.EU will host debates with representatives from offshore wind investors as well as ENTSO-E. This is an excellent opportunity to examine grid infrastructure development plans for offshore [...]

30 09, 2021

Obstacles on Polish way to 11 GW offshore wind energy (RELATION)

By |September 30th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, OPINIONS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

BalticWind.EU was an institutional patron of the 7th Energy Congress organised by the think-tank DISE Energy. Our representative, Managing Director Paweł Wróbel, together with industry representatives and experts from the offshore wind sector, discussed the development of offshore wind energy in Poland. They all agreed that the road to the planned 11 GW is [...]

28 09, 2021

WindEurope: Offshore wind is essential for the just transition from fossil fuels to renewables in Poland

By |September 28th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, OPINIONS, POLAND|

On 15 September 2021 Poland signed its first Offshore Wind Sector Deal. This Government-industry collaboration aims to establish a leading offshore wind industry in Poland. Under the Sector Deal the industry commits to the creation of up to 60,000 direct and indirect jobs in Poland’s wind industry by 2040. The [...]

22 09, 2021

PKN ORLEN appoints financial advisor for the Baltic Power

By |September 22nd, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

​A consortium comprising Pekao Investment Banking and Green Giraffe has been mandated as financial advisor for the offshore wind farm project Baltic Power. The two companies will be responsible for raising funding for the project, which is due to start in 2023, with commercial operation planned in 2026. […]

16 09, 2021

Giles Dickson: Polish Offshore Wind Sector Deal is a great example of government-industry collaboration

By |September 16th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, OPINIONS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

On 15 September, representatives of the Polish government, business, companies, financial and research institutions signed a sector deal on offshore wind energy. The agreement is to become the basis for building a new industry in Poland. Giles Dickson, WindEurope CEO, said a few words about this initiative in a special [...]

15 09, 2021

Michał Kurtyka: We want the greatest possible participation of Polish entrepreneurs in the development of offshore wind energy sector

By |September 15th, 2021|OPINIONS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

The energy potential of the Polish part of the Baltic Sea is considered to be one of the largest in the region. For this reason, offshore wind energy will be a key tool enabling the construction of a modern, zero-emission and safe energy system – says Michał Kurtyka, Minister of [...]

19 08, 2021

Experts from Société Générale to advise PGE on financing the Baltica 2 and Baltica 3 farms

By |August 19th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

The Polish state-owned company PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna has selected a financial advisor to arrange and obtain financing for the construction of the Baltica 2 and Baltica 3 offshore wind farms. It is the French investment bank Société Générale. The selection of the financial advisor was carried out on the basis of the Polish [...]

17 08, 2021

New offshore wind regulations in Poland may exclude foreign companies

By |August 17th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

The Polish media reached the unofficial version of the ordinance of the Minister of Infrastructure on the assessment of applications submitted in the adjudication proceedings regarding, among others, the requirements that must be met by companies investing in offshore wind farms in Poland. The new regulations may exclude foreign and private concerns from investing [...]

17 08, 2021

Polish recreational fishermen are concerned about the development of offshore wind farms

By |August 17th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

In countries planning the development of offshore wind farms, representatives of the fishing sector often protest loudly. Fishermen fear that the development of wind turbines will deprive them of their livelihood – wind turbines may be built in fishing areas or may limit their development. Similar voices are being raised not only in Estonia, [...]

30 06, 2021

Newsroom: Ocean Winds has been awarded a CfD for the offshore wind farm in Poland

By |June 30th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

Ocean Winds, a 50-50 offshore wind joint venture owned and created by EDP Renewables and ENGIE has been awarded a contract-for-difference for 369.5 MW by the Polish Energy Regulatory Office for the B&C-Wind offshore wind farm. Obtaining a CfD is a key milestone for project development, bringing it closer to the final investment decision [...]

29 06, 2021

Newsroom: Ramboll expands its offshore wind team to Poland

By |June 29th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

Janusz Czajkowski joins the offshore wind team to strengthen Ramboll’s leading global position and facilitate local growth in the Polish offshore wind market. Operating from Ramboll’s new office in Gdynia, Janusz Czajkowski will act as a key local manager on Ramboll’s offshore wind projects. His main task will be to strengthen Ramboll’s leading global [...]

29 06, 2021

Newsroom: Lotos secures partner for wind farm projects in the Baltic Sea

By |June 29th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

LOTOS Petrobaltic and Baltic Trade and Invest (BTI) signed a letter of intent to collaborate on offshore wind farm projects. BTI is a subsidiary of Germany’s RWE Renewables (RWER), the world’s second largest offshore wind farm developer and operator. The areas of collaboration set out in the letter of intent include: geotechnical soil investigation, [...]

16 06, 2021

Newsroom: Siemens Gamesa & Grupa Przemysłowa Baltic announce partnership

By |June 16th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

Siemens Gamesa, a global technology leader in the renewable energy industry,  and Grupa Przemysłowa Baltic, a holding company owned by the Polish state-owned Industrial Development Agency, announced that they have recently signed a Letter of Intent to work together to further the Polish offshore wind power industry. Poland's national legislation currently enables development of [...]

16 06, 2021

Cooperation in the Baltic region is the cornerstone of the transformation of the Polish energy system

By |June 16th, 2021|OPINIONS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

Poland may become one of the leaders in the development of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea, with a potential estimated at up to 28 GW until 2050. Adam Guibourgé - Czetwertyński, Deputy Minister of Climate and Environment, said in his first video column for BalticWind.EU about the most important elements of the [...]

14 06, 2021

Polish operator is investing in the network necessary for the development of offshore wind energy sector

By |June 14th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

The development of offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea will not be possible without transmission infrastructure. The Polish power system operator Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne announced that until 2030 it will allocate PLN 4.5 billion (approximately EUR 1 billion) for the construction and modernization of stations and transmission lines in the Pomeranian Voivodeship. Until [...]

10 06, 2021

Adam Guibourgé-Czetwertyński: How offshore wind will strengthen Polish energy transition

By |June 10th, 2021|AUTHORS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

In the special video message, Adam Guibourgé-Czetwertyński points out the key importance of offshore development in Poland's energy transformation. The Undersecretary of State in the Polish Ministry of Climate and Environment also emphasizes the crucial role of the regional cooperation of the Baltic Sea States, which will enable not only a dynamic increase in new installations but also build a new sector of the economy.

7 06, 2021

New Polish-Lithuanian submarine HVDC cable – PSE and Litgrid approved the investment decisions for the Harmony Link

By |June 7th, 2021|LITHUANIA, OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

PSE and Litgrid, transmission system operators of Poland and Lithuania, both have made the final investment decisions on the implementation phase of the Harmony Link interconnector project, a submarine power cable line between Poland and Lithuania. The investment decisions, in accordance with the signed cooperation agreements, start the implementation phase of the project. In [...]

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