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Why should offshore wind investors trust the Polish government?
By Ilaria Valtimora
Only 51MW of wind capacity was installed in Poland last year. That number comes from the International Renewable Energy Agency’s Capacity Statistics Report, which was published last week.
It also comes as no surprise. The Polish government, led by the Law & Justice Party since 2015, has pursued a set of anti-wind policies in the last three years to prioritise growth in coal. But this may be about to change as the country looks set to become one of the most promising emerging markets for offshore wind in Europe.
This year we have seen a series of promising signs.
In January, Polish think tank the Foundation for Sustainable Energy said that the country could install 4GW of offshore wind capacity in the Baltic Sea by the end of 2030 and 8GW by the end of 2035. It has also committed to the Memorandum of the Polish Offshore Energy Sector, which has been signed by 44 entities...