The next edition of the CEEK workshops is completed!

If not electrification then what? Hydrogen or hybrid – what to choose? The participants of the next edition of the workshops thought about the answer to these and other questions while developing recommendations and possible directions of actions in the field of hydrogen and hybrid technologies.

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Debate on green transport at TOGETAIR 2022

The TOGETAIR 2022 Climate Summit held on 20-22 April in the Warsaw University Library, is already completed. During the Summit, as every year, the consequences of climate changes, fair transition and actions to improve air quality and smog prevention were discussed.

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More than 37,000 LED lights used by the railway – safety, savings, environmental protection

LED lighting installed on platforms, pedestrian passageways and road-rail crossings increases comfort in passenger service and safety in rail and road traffic. The railway network is already illuminated by more than 37,000 LEDs. New lighting in the railway means less electricity consumption and lower CO2 emissions. The activities of PLK (Polish Railway Lines) are in line with the idea of the European Green Deal.

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International Railway Journal on energy transition on the Polish railway

An article with comments by Wojciech Orzech, President of PKP Energetyka, was published in the March issue of the International Railway Journal. The article is on energy transition and one of the main issues was the Zielona Kolej® (Green Rail) programme, as well as the production and storage of energy from RES. This is the first such article that brings international attention to the initiative of the Center For Railway Energy Efficiency and the Zielona Kolej® (Green Rail) programme.

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Carbon footprint information on ŁKA train tickets!

Compared to other means of transport, such as cars and airplanes, trains of Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna (Łódź Agglomeration Railway) emit the smallest amount of CO2 per transported passenger. From now on, information about carbon footprint, with specific figures, will be printed on ŁKA train tickets.

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Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna enters 2022 with green energy

Railway powered by renewable energy sources? In the Łódzkie Voivodeship, this is no longer a plan, but a reality, as a result of the entry into force of a long-term agreement for the supply of traction energy from renewable sources, concluded as part of the Green Railway Program between Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna and PKP Energetyka. ŁKA is the first carrier in Poland to sign a contract guaranteeing a specific volume of energy supplies coming from RES – in 2022 it will be at least 30%, and already in 2028 – 100%. The agreement is valid for seven years, with the possibility of extension for another three, and its total expected value is over PLN 362 million.

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