On November 13, the Regulation of the Minister of Climate and Environment was published in the Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland on charging the power fee and determining the hours of the day that correspond to the peak demand for power in the system (under item 2009). On its basis, the President of the Energy Regulatory Office will announce which hours fall on the peak demand for power in the system and will calculate the power fee rates for next year. As Minister Kurtyka emphasized, the transition in Poland from the single-commodity (energy) market to the two-commodity (energy and power) market was to guarantee energy security by encouraging investors to build new and modernize existing generation units in order to prevent electricity shortages.

The power fee will come into force on 1 January 2021.

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