Poland's power market potential


Poland’s electricity market is by far the largest in central and eastern Europe and the fifth-largest in continental Europe, according to data from the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (Entso-e). Poland produced 144TWh in 2008 and consumed 142TWh, making its market larger than the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary combined. The potential for a liquid, freely-traded market is clear, but Polish electricity wholesaling remains dominated by four state-own