Paris-based Akuo, an unbiased international renewable vitality energy producer and developer, introduced on October 13 the activation of three wind energy crops in Poland, in partnership with Mirova, an funding administration firm 100% dedicated to sustainable funding and an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, to mark the inauguration of the Wielowieś energy plant.
The inauguration befell within the presence of France’s ambassador to Poland Frederic Billet, Wielowies Mayor Ginter Skowronek, Akuo CEO Patrice Lucas and Mirova Investment Director Fabien Villacampa.
The three crops’ manufacturing will cowl the electrical energy wants of almost 200,000 houses whereas slicing CO2 emissions by some 300,000 metric tons per yr, Akuo stated. With an mixture capability of 132 MW, these three wind energy crops will assist the Polish authorities to reach its targets by way of decreasing the share of coal within the nation’s electrical energy manufacturing. They may even contribute to its purpose of accelerating the share of renewables in its vitality combine to 27% by 2040, as required by EU regulation.
These new crops thus take the Akuo Group’s put in electrical energy capability within the Central-Eastern Europe area to over 300 MW.
“The completion of these projects represents a major step and a first for Akuo in Poland, the success of which would not have been possible without the cross-business and multicultural teamwork shown between the Akuo teams in Paris and our local teams in Poland!” Lukas stated. “I would also like to thank our financial partners, and in particular Mirova, who have put their trust in us and enabled us to achieve this milestone. We are proud to be helping the Polish State with its transition towards a green and local energy supply,” he added.
For his half, Villacampa hailed the completion of those tasks, noting that his firm is among the many first to contribute to the event of the wind sector in Poland throughout the framework of the governmental assist for renewable energies launched in 2018. “We want to continue leveraging renewable energy sectors’ European momentum and provide further capital for sustainable and resilient infrastructures. We need to work alongside investors to enable them to play their part in the fight against climate change,” he stated.
Billet stated the mission is an ideal illustration of the implementation of the vitality transition to which Poland is dedicated. “Akuo, who invited us today, is developing many other projects in Poland that will diversify the country’s energy mix – and I have no doubt that they will offer the best of their solutions here in Poland, to meet the challenges of regions in transition,” he stated.