energy

Do windmills and power lines spoil the landscape?

The Polish Parliament is working on a bill known as the “Landscape Act,” which is intended to introduce effective mechanisms for protecting the landscape. But an unintended consequence could be to block the construction of aerial masts, power lines and wind turbines, rather than merely regulate their location.

Weronika Pelc: Penalties for unintentional violations may be lower

An interview with Weronika Pelc, partner in charge of the Energy Law Practice at Wardyński & Partners, on fines imposed by the energy regulator in Poland and possibilities for mitigation of penalties.

Amendments to the Energy Law concerning gas

Some of the issues of particular relevance to gas businesses under a recently adopted proposal to amend the Energy Law

Amendments to the Energy Law concerning electricity

An overview of issues of particular importance to electricity businesses under a recently adopted proposal to amend the Energy Law

Reasonable regulations on shale gas benefit not just investors

An interview with Weronika Pelc, the partner in charge of the Energy Law Practice, and Michał Barłowski, the partner in charge of the Bankruptcy and Restructuring practices, about shale gas projects in Poland.

Deregulation of Wholesale Gas Prices in Poland

On 19 February 2013, the Energy Regulatory Office Chairman issued a statement on the exemption from the obligation to submit for approval wholesale natural gas market tariffs.