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.

Changing of the guard on the M&A market

The time when Western firms made spectacular M&A investments in Asian markets is over.

New regulation on energy from renewables

The new regulation of the Polish Minister of Economy on electricity and heat generated from renewable sources of energy goes into effect at the beginning of 2013. It will increase the share of renewables in the production of electricity and heat.

Investors may review expert reports on the effect of electrical connections

The Court of Competition and Consumer Protection has broken the power companies’ monopoly on information about the condition of the power grid in proceedings seeking a connection to the grid.

Proposal for Renewable Energy Sources Act

The proposed new Renewable Energy Sources Act would significantly change the system of support for electricity produced in Poland from renewable resources.

Gas Law proposal

In the last issue we discussed the proposed new Energy Law. Now it is time to turn to the second element in the package of energy legislation presented in December 2011 by the Polish Ministry of Economy.