‘Poland nearing net-zero?’ on 12th December in Warsaw


Instrat invites you to the event ‘Poland nearing net-zero? Modelling decarbonisation pathways for the Polish energy sector and economy up to 2040’, on 12th December 2023, 9:30-14:00 at Centralny Dom Technologii in Warsaw.


The event will feature the official premiere of a report presenting scenarios for the decarbonisation of the Polish energy sector and economy by 2040.


9:30-10:00 Coffee and refreshments

10:00-10:10 Welcome speech: Michał Hetmanski, CEO, Instrat

10:10-11:00 Presentations:

  1. Poland 2040: scenarios for the Polish energy transition – Patryk Kubiczek, energy modelling expert, Instrat
  2. Scenarios for the hydrogen economy in Poland – Wojciech Żelisko, analyst, Instrat
  3. Conclusions for the Polish transition strategy: RES targets and other policies in need of attention of the new government – Michal Smolen, Energy and Climate research programme manager, Instrat

11:00-11:20 Q&A

11:20-11:45 Coffee break

11:45-12:45 Expert panel: From crisis to transformation. Challenges for the new government.

Moderator: Justyna Piszczatowska, Green-News.pl


  • Piotr Arak, Director of the Polish Economic Institute
  • Aleksandra Barańska, Member of the Cabinet of the Vice-President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič
  • Grzegorz Onichimowski, Civic Institute
  • Michał Smoleń, Head of the Energy and Climate Research Programme, Instrat Foundation
  • Joanna Wis-Bielewicz, Head of Market Development, Ørsted
  • Dariusz Wieczorek, Member of the parliament, the Left (TBC)
  • Urszula Zielińska, Member of the parliament, Civic Coalition (TBC)

12:45-13:00 Q&A

13:00-14:00 Lunch


Online streaming and translation

You can follow our live online streaming in English here: https://youtube.com/live/tAJTPyyiGUY

This activity has been delivered with the support of the Minor Foundation for Major Challenges.

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