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
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 – Lesław Kuzaj, President of the Board, Mirosław 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.
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.