Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Polish business to spend more on digital transformation

Polish companies plan to significantly increase expenditure on new technologies. More than half of large and medium-sized enterprises in the financial, commercial, logistics and...

The Future of Biogas and Biomethane in Poland’s Energy Transition

Welcome to another episode of Poland Weekly! Today, we're exploring a pivotal topic for our future: the energy transition. This challenge is essential for...

Migration in Poland: Economic Impact vs. Public Perception

The actual scale of migration and its impact on the economy can often be quite different from how citizens perceive these phenomena. In 2024, approximately...

Jazz in the Old Town

The Old Town square in Warsaw once again became the concert heart of the capital. The jubilee 30th edition of the Jazz in the...

Surrealism outdoor

This year’s edition of the outdoor cinema at the National Museum in Warsaw is a journey through the film surrealism featuring works of various...

Orlen’s Power From Waste Water

On 12 December 2024 Orlen launched a new power plant supplied with treated waste water from its chief production facility in Płock. The plant will produce 800 MWh energy for ca. 400 households per year. The construction costed zł 3m ($ 750k) and the energy put in public grid will earn income at zł 0.5m per year. Water used in Orlen’s main production facility is taken from Vistula river. After usage it is treated in line with environmental standards and reused for fire protection and general purposes, the rest being discharged to the river. “So far energy available in sewage was simply wasted. Now thanks to the new hydro-power plant we can reuse it to produce green electricity. Improved usage of our assets is an important element of the concern’s energy transformation in sustainable development compliant with Orlen Group’s strategy” said Józef Węgrecki, Orlen Operations.

Marek Gizmajer
Marek Gizmajer
High-tech journalist