Author: Agata Skrzypczyk


Agata Skrzypczyk

Agata Skrzypczyk is a journalist, public speaker and project manager specialized in renewable energy and sustainable development. She gained her experience as a project manager in the energy industry in Denmark, Canada and Poland. Skrzypczyk she publishes articles about energy markets and green technologies in various countries and runs her weekly radio broadcast. She advocates for energy democracy and citizen's role in energy transition in media, conferences and assemblies.

Who doesn’t like Polish wind power?

Despite the fact that the price of investment in onshore wind power is dropping massively as its efficiency surges, turbines are still unwanted in Poland. If it weren’t effectively blocked by unfavourable legal regulations, wind energy would create a chance to increase the importance of renewable energy sources. What is the reason for wind power’s bad image in Poland and who is suffering most as a result? Agata Skrzypczyk reports.

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Will Coronavirus Improve Poland’s Chances of Meeting Its 2020 RES Target?

For the last two weeks of March, while Poland was experiencing the difficulties created by Covid-19, electricity demand dropped by as much as 8.5 percent. This drop has effectively increased the share of renewable energy sources within the national energy mix. How will the crisis provoked by the new virus affect Poland’s energy and climate policy? Will changes in the energy market make it possible to meet the EU’s 2020 renewable energy targets on the home straight? Agata Skrzypczyk takes a look behind the scenes.

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