Poland

Regulation of the Council of Ministers on types of programmes and projects to be implemented under the National Green Investment Scheme (GIS)

Legislative
Law
Passed in 2009
This implements the Article 22(3) of the Act on the System to Manage the Emissions of GHGs and Other Substances of 17 July 2009. The regulation stipulates the types of programmes and projects to be implemented in the areas referred to in Article 22(2) of the Act on the system to manage the emissions of GHGs and other substances of 17 July 2009.

It also stipulates the following:
- Improvement of energy efficiency in various sectors;
- Improvement of coal use efficiency including clean coal technologies;
- The use of low-emission fuels;
- Avoidance or reduction of GHG emissions in the transportation sector;
- Use of renewable energy sources;
- Avoidance or reduction of methane emissions by recycling and use in the mining industry, waste and waste-water disposal and in farming, as well as by use in power generation; actions in relation with GHG sequestration;
- Other actions to reduce or avoid national emission of GHGs or to absorb CO2 and adapt to climate change;
- Research and development works on the use of renewable energy sources and advanced and innovative environmentally friendly technologies; and
- Educational activities, including training events in support of the national obligations.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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