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Start of the construction of the Lotnisko wind farm, one of the largest renewable energy projects in Poland

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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 Lesaw Kuzaj, President of the Board, Mirosaw 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.

1 PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A., member of PGE Capital Group, is the investor of the new power plant as well as renewable projects. 
2 SCADA: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

Press contacts:

Cécile Dodat (Alstom Renewable Power) cecile.dodat@alstom.com

Marek Gawroski (Alstom Poland) - marek.gawronski@alstom.com 

Maciej Szczepaniuk (PGE) - biuro.prasowe@gkpge.pl