Polish Offshore Wind Energy Society
Jakub Budzyński, Polish Offshore Wind Energy Society
Stakeholder Manager at RWE Renewables, Vice President of the Management Board of the Polish Offshore Wind Energy Society, industry consultant in the offshore wind sector, active promotor of offshore wind sector development in the Baltic Sea Region.
Expert in the field of supply chain for the offshore wind energy sector and regulations of the Polish and Baltics markets, associated with the sector since the beginning of his professional career.
Graduate of the University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk University of Technology and the Polish Institute of International Affairs. A specialist in the field of climate and energy policy, regulations concerning the offshore wind energy sector in Poland and abroad. Advisor and consultant in the field of building a value chain in the offshore wind sector and the early stage of development of an offshore wind farm project in Polish legal and market conditions.
Co-author of the proposed regulatory and system solutions for the Polish offshore wind sector. Experienced in the implementation of offshore wind farm projects in the Polish exclusive economic zone of the Baltic Sea.
Co-author of the concept of promoting the so-called local content in the supply chain for Baltic offshore wind farm projects, active participant in the work on the content of the Act on promoting electricity generation in offshore wind farms (the so-called Offshore Wind Act) of 12/17/2020.
One of the initiators and authors of the Polish Offshore Wind Sector Deal, signed on 09/15/2021 in Warsaw by about 200 entities, headed by representatives of the government and the largest entities operating on a global scale on the market of offshore wind farm projects and in the supply chain.
Determinants of offshore wind energy sector development in Poland
During the presentation, the author will present and discuss the economic, legal, infrastructural and market conditions for the development of the offshore wind energy sector in Poland. Current offshore wind farm projects, located in the Polish exclusive economic zone of the Baltic Sea, will be presented and potential development scenarios for the Polish offshore wind market in the period up to about 2040 will be discussed.