Alstom announced the signing of a contract worth approximately €80 million with PGE Energia SA Odnawialna for the supply of 30 wind turbines for the “90 MW Lotnisko ‘park, which will be located in Kopaniewo, Poland.
With a total capacity of 90 MW, this park whose commissioning is scheduled for late 2015, will be one of the largest wind projects in Poland and the first wind project by Alstom in this country.
The contract includes project management and the supply, installation and commissioning of 30 ECO 110 wind turbines of 3 MW Alstom, equipped with a rotor diameter of 110 meters, pole steel 90 meters and a system remote control SCADA. Alstom says it will also operate wind turbines and maintenance for 2 years.
“This contract for the delivery of 30 wind turbines opens a new avenue in the long-term cooperation between our two companies. We believe that the skills of Alstom in Poland in the conventional energy sector, combined with the proven technology ECO 110 wind, will result in effective execution of the contract and ensure the success of Alstom on the Polish wind energy market, “said Mr. Krzysztof Muller, Director of Investments PGE Energia SA Odnawialna Lotnisko s’ part of the strategy of PGE aimed to reach 234 MW capacity wind farms by 2016.
“Alstom is proud to contribute to the project and confirms its commitment to the development of wind energy and the development of a sustainable energy mix in Poland. Boasting extensive experience in energy projects and that local resources, Alstom will also play an active role in the implementation of the project, “said Yves Rannou, Senior Vice President of Alstom Wind power Poland.