The University was established in 1904. Due to the historical circumstances in Gdańsk, until 1920 it functioned as the ‘Königliche Preussische Technische Hochschule’ (the Royal Prussian Higher School of Technology), and later, until 1945, as the ‘Technische Hochschule der Freien Stadt Danzig’. The diplomas had the term: Technische Hochschule Danzig, or THD imprinted on them. After the liberation of the city, under the decree of 24th May 1945, ‘Gdańsk University of Technology becomes a Polish Higher Education School’
An institute researching and implementing studies in the following fields:

  • forecasting and planning of the power engineering developments
  • producing, transferring, distributing and using electric energy and heat
  • alternative energy sources

The Gdańsk Division is the biggest local branch of the Institute and is currently recruiting over 100 people. The staff consists of experienced employees that posses varied specializations and manage a vast laboratory base, which includes electric machinery, power hydraulics, transmitters coupled to 15kV

A group of companies producing, trading and distributing electricity and heating. It provides electricity to over 2.9 mn clients. It distributes electricity in 25% of Poland’s total area. Energa utilizes over 193K km of electromagnetic lines, which are used to transmit about 20 Twh of energy per year. The group is also the biggest seller of green energy in the country. It owns over 18% of shares in renewable energy (OZE) produced in 49 of their own water and wind power plants, as well as in systems burning biomass of about 508 MW of total power.
An energy group with a worldwide range, functioning since 1993. The country’s biggest foreign investor in electric power and heat production. At the moment it has 10 % of shares on the electric power market and 15 % on the district heating market in Poland. The following service companies are part of the group: EDF Paliwa – provides all the companies in the group with carbon and biomass, EDF Energia – a corporation belonging to the EDF Group that is trading electricity, and Fenice Poland – responsible for the outsourcing of eco-energetic activities in industrial enterprises. The EDF Group in Poland is a leader in biomass burning (23% of shares on the market), thanks to which green energy is produced. This influenced the reduction of CO2 emission.
This group of companies (Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA) is a leader on the gas market in Poland. Among the basic activities of the enterprise are both searching for and exploiting gas fields and oil depostits, and importing, storaging, marketing and distributing gaseous and liquid fuels. It is one of the biggest and oldest enterprises in Poland. The power industry is its new branch. Its expansion is a part of PGNiG’s development into a modern, integrated multi-energy group that would offer its clients gas, electricity and heating.


20 people of scientific and business backgrounds, acting in ecology and power industry.

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