M. Kowalski will oversee the activities of Ignitis Group in Poland

8 April 2024

A new manager will be in charge of the activities of Ignitis Group, a renewables-focused integrated utility, in the Polish market. Maciej Kowalski, who has been leading Ignitis Renewables in Poland since February, also became the CEO of Ignitis Polska. 

“Our purpose is creating a 100% green and secure energy ecosystem for current and future generations. Since Poland is undergoing the energy transition, we can contribute here as well. I believe that the leadership of Maciej Kowalski will maintain and increase Ignitis Group’s profile as a green energy partner in Poland,” said Vidmantas Salietis, Management Board Member and Head of Group Commercial Activities at Ignitis Group. 

Ignitis Group is represented in Poland by two companies: Ignitis Polska and Ignitis Renewables. Ignitis Polska's core business is supplying gas and electricity to B2B customers. The company has been active on the Polish market since 2017. It specialises in green energy and offers its customers optimal solutions. Currently, Ignitis Renewables is developing renewable energy projects in Poland.

“I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to the implementation of Ignitis Group's goals and I feel great responsibility in taking over the management of all Ignitis Group's activities in Poland. Together with the team, we will continue to strengthen Ignitis Group's image as a reliable energy partner in the country,” says M. Kowalski.

M. Kowalski has extensive experience in the energy sector. Before joining Ignitis Group, M. Kowalski was working in Enefit, an electricity producer and energy group, for seven years. He also worked in RWE, Iberdrola, Polenergia S.A and PKP Energetyka S.A.

Ignitis Group has already demonstrated to the Polish market that it is a reliable green energy partner that operates a 94 MW wind farm in the Pomerania region and supplies electricity and gas to over 700 B2B customers. Additionally, Silesia WF I (Poland) with a total installed capacity of 50 MW has started commercial operations in March.