The Central Statistical Office published data on energy production from renewable energy sources in 2018.

Pursuant to Directive 2009/28 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources, Member States are required to ensure a specific share of energy from renewable sources in gross final energy consumption in 2020.

The mandatory national overall objectives constitute the assumed 20% share of energy from renewable sources in gross final energy consumption in the Community. For Poland, this target has been set at 15%.

In addition, each Member State should ensure that the share of energy from renewable sources in all transport modes is at least 10% of final energy consumption in transport in 2020.

The ratio of energy from renewable energy sources to gross final energy consumption in 2018 increased in 2018 by 0.32 pp compared to 2017 and amounted to 11.28%.

For heating and cooling it was 14.79% (14.60% in 2017).

In the electricity sector it was 13.03% (13.09% in 2017).

In the transport sector it amounted to 5.63% (4.20% in 2017).

We achieved the largest share of renewable energy in 2015, after which it decreased. In 2018, we achieved a share by 0.01 percentage point higher than in 2016. Data for 2019 is not yet available.

The share of renewable energy consumption in heating and cooling as well as power engineering is approaching 15%. It should be noted that the greatest difficulties occur in the case of the target set for the transport sector. In 2018, we only achieved 5.63% with the required 10% in 2020.

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