Start of the Construction of the Lotnisko Wind Farm, One of the Largest Renewable Energy Projects in Poland


A ceremony took place on 10th of September, 2014 in Wicko (Poland) for the start of the construction of the 90 MW Lotnisko wind farm, which will be based in Kopaniewo, and which is one of the largest project in the Polish wind power industry. The ceremony was attended by representatives of PGE Odnawialna S.A1.



- Marek Woszczyk, President of the Board; PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. - Maciej Górski, President of the Board, and representatives of Alstom in Poland – Les³aw Kuzaj, President of the Board, Miros³aw Kowalik, Thermal Power and Renewable Sales and Marketing Director, representative of Alstom Renewable Spain – Alexis de Beaumont, Regional Vice President, as well as local officials. The construction of the Lotnisko wind farm will be conducted by Alstom, which was awarded the contract in June 2014. This is the first wind power project implemented by Alstom Poland. The project includes supply, installation and commissioning of 30 Alstom ECO 110 3MW wind turbines, equipped with a 110m diameter rotor, 90m high steel tower and a SCADA2 remote control system. Completion of the wind farm is scheduled for Q 4 of 2015.



“Alstom is proud to contribute to this project, thus confirming our involvement in the development of the wind power sector and the effort to build a sustainable energy mix in Poland”, stated Yves Rannou, Senior Vice President of Alstom Wind business.



The Lotnisko Wind Farm is the largest investment made by PGE Capital Group in the renewable energies field, aiming at achieving at least 234 MW of new power wind farms within 2014-2016. Today, PGE Capital Group is one of the leaders with over 300 MW power installed in wind energy.



About Alstom

Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs 93,000 people in around 100 countries. It had sales of over €20 billion and booked €21.5 billion in orders in 2013/14.



About PGE

PGE Capital Group is currently executing an ambitious investment programme, which will significantly reduce the company’s impact on the environment. Apart from investments in Renewables, the company intends to spend PLN 16,3 billion within 2014-2020, on modernization of its existing manufacturing assets. PGE Capital Group’s investments by 2016 will result in reduction of sulphur dioxide emission by ca. 60%, nitrogen oxide by 40% and dust by over a half. It is worth mentioning that these are in addition to the existing ones. PGE Group Power Plants have already reduced the emissions of SO2 by 80%, NOX by 40% and dust by 97%.



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PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A., member of PGE Capital Group, is the investor of the new power plant as well as renewable projects.

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SCADA: Supervisory Control and Data AcquisitionPGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna Spó³ka Akcyjna z siedzib¹ w Warszawie, 00-496 Warszawa, ul. Mysia 2, wpisana do Krajowego Rejestru

S¹dowego prowadzonego przez S¹d Rejonowy dla m. st. Warszawy, KRS: 0000059307, NIP 526-025-05-41, Kapita³ zak³adowy: 18 697 608 290

z³., Kapita³ wp³acony: 18 697 608 290 z³., Konto bankowe: PKO Bank Polski S.A. VI O. Warszawa, Nr 88 1020 1068 0000 1802 0000 3335,

www.gkpge.pl



Press contacts:

Cécile Dodat (Alstom Renewable Power) – Tél : +33 1 41 49 79 42

cecile.dodat@alstom.com

Marek Gawroñski (Alstom Poland) - Tel. +48 22 850 96 44

marek.gawronski@alstom.com

Maciej Szczepaniuk (PGE) Tel: +48 (22) 340 11 21

biuro.prasowe@gkpge.pl


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