Tauron Polska Energia S.A. is an energy holding company in Poland. It is headquartered in Katowice. The company owns power and heat generation and distribution, and coal mining assets through a number of companies, particularly in south-western Poland. It is the second biggest company in terms of energy production in Poland.
|Traded as||WSE: TPE|
|Founder||Ministry of State Treasury of Poland|
|Products||electric power and heat|
Tauron was established in December 2006 as Energetyka Południe. In 2007, the Ministry of State Treasury of Poland transferred to the company 85% of shares in Południowy Koncern Energetyczny, 85% of shares in Enion, 85% of shares in EnergiaPro, 85% of shares in Elektrownia Stalowa Wola, 95.5% of shares in Elektrociepłownia Tychy, and 95.66% stake in Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej. As a result, the Tauron Group became one of the largest companies in Poland.