In the middle of each month we publish a set of key statistics on the coal market in Poland at www.instrat.pl/en and energy.instrat.pl Twitter account. The data is published with a 1.5-month delay, following announcements by the Energy Market Agency and the Industrial Development Agency Katowice Branch.
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DATA – December 2022
YEAR AT A GLANCE – compared with the end of December 2021, coal production and sales decreased, employment shrunk by about 2 thousands, reserves built-up, prices soared 2-3-times.
ENERGY PRODUCTION FROM COAL – 49% of electrical energy produced in December came from hard coal
PRODUCTION – 4.41 MT ↘️*
SALES – 4.02 MT ↘️
EMPLOYMENT – 75470 ↘
HARD COAL RESERVES IN POLAND (TOTAL) – 7.94 MT ↗️
HARD COAL RESERVES AT MINING SITES – 2.17 MT ↗️
HARD COAL RESERVES AT MINING SITES BELONGING TO POWER PLANTS – 0.25 MT ↘️
HARD COAL RESERVES AT POWER PLANTS – 5.51 MT ↗️
COAL PRICE FOR ELECTRICITY GENERATION (PSCMI1) – 551.13 PLN/T ↘️
COAL PRICE FOR HEATING (PSCMI2) – 1193.24 PLN/T ↗️
* Symbols ↗️ and ↘️ represent a rise and a decrease in comparison to the previous month. = means marginal or no difference
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