The article is to present the production and consumption of electricity (with the consideration of RES) in Poland. The data are shown in time and broken by regions. The article draws on statistics from the Central Statistical Office (the years 2005, 2009 and 2014) which concern: electricity production and consumption, power production from renewable energy sources and their share in the overall electricity production. Poland has seen positive changes over the last years, especially as regards renewable energy sources. It can be claimed that Poland has energy potential in this matter, which is proved by an increase in energy production from alternative sources and a higher share of RES in the overall electricity production.