Lignite can be purchased directly from the Bełchatów and Turów mines. According to our findings, by the end of October PGE will also create a retail sales system for all types of coalthat will go to distribution, among others to households.
RARS maintains that the first contracted deliveries coal will go to the country in October. However, this institution has not dealt with coal purchases before and has no experience in this field. According to our information, there is a belief in some of the ruling camp that RARS may not implement the plan, especially since 600,000. tons that is to bring this institution is about 3 million tons of the so-called unsorted coal.
PGE Paliwa and Węglokoks also import this raw material. According to the words of Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin, both companies will import over 11 million tons of coal to the country.
At the same time, at the Ministry of Climate and Environment work is underway on an amendment to the act that will allow households to burn lignite.
– There will be no penalties for people who have already smoked it in this heating season. The change of regulations will therefore also work retroactively – emphasizes our source.
As we recently reported, they had energy that previously went to the energy sector, Polska Grupa Górnicza has already started selling to individual clients. It was possible thanks to the suspension of the regulation on quality standards for coal burned in domestic stoves by the climate minister Anna Moskva at the end of June. The possibility of suspending the coal quality standards is provided by the law that introduced them. This can be done in the event of extraordinary events. And just such events were mentioned by the Minister of Climate – she drew attention to the problem with the availability of fuel after the introduction embargo on Russian coalthe greater demand for this fuel due to expensive natural gas and, finally, the possibility of lowering the price of coal due to the introduction of poorer quality fuel to the market.