Poland reaches nearly 2 GW of wind power capacity, or 5% of country's total.

By bne IntelliNews May 21, 2012
Poland's wind farms capacity has increased to 1.97 GW (as of the end of March), according to the data of the Energy Regulatory Office (URE). In total, the capacities of renewable energy sources amount to over 3.5 GW of power, URE's spokeswoman Agnieszka Glosniewska has told the Polish Press Agency. The number of wind energy installations totals 590. Hydroelectric power plants has combined capacity of 950 MW (a total of 750 such facilities), followed by bio-gas plants with 112 MW (in 178 facilities). Solar power plants have capacity of merely 1.1 MW, according to URE's data. In 2011, he Polish power sector's total capacities were 37.4 GW, up by 4.2%.

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