Coal-fired power generation will remain the dominant source of electricity output in Polandover our 10-year forecast period as the government focuses on supporting the domestic coal industry. Nonhydropowerrenewable electricity investment will remain limited due to government regulations imposed onit. Investment in further interconnections will allow Poland to benefit from increased electricity trading inthe region.
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The Polish government has stated that it intends to decrease the share of coal power in the country'soverall power mix to less than 60% by 2030. For our 10-year forecast period, we expect that coal-firedpower output will experience subdued growth at a level of just over 1% y-o-y from 130.2 terawatt hours(TWh) in 2017 to 143.6TWh in 2026. Coal will account for an average of 79.9% of total electricityoutput over this time period.