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Tauron Group (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 southern Poland.
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.
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