Production and
consumption of energy

In 2015, the energy sector recorded growth of electricity production and consumption

Total energy production was 161.8 TWh, i.e. up 3.3% over 2014. In turn, electricity consumption rose 1.7%, to 161.4 TWh. Since consumption rose at a slower pace than generation, in 2015 Poland was a net energy exporter compared to energy imports in 2014.

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YearGross energy generation (TWh)Energy consumption (TWh)
Electricity generation and consumption in Poland in 2010-2015 (TWh)
2010157,7156,3
2011163,5158,3
2012162,1159,2
2013162,5157,9
2014156,6158,7
2015161,8161,4
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Power plant typePercentage of individual sources in total energy generation
Struktura produkcji energii elektrycznej w Polsce 2015
Commercial hydroelectric power plants1,4%
Lignite-fired commercial power plants33,1%
Hard coal-fired commercial power plants50,6%
Gas-fired commercial power plants2,6%
Wind farms6,2%
Industrial power plants6%
Other renewable power plants0,05%