Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has won three projects totaling 184 MW during at the country’s last auction round held in December 2019.
The company will supply 63 wind turbines to several customers including independent private investors to national and international utility companies. These contracts help to consolidate Siemens Gamesa’s strong market position in Poland.
These adjudications follow five other projects awarded at the 2018 auction with a capacity of 153 MW.
In total, Siemens Gamesa has now secured the supply of turbines for eight projects from the 2018 and 2019 auctions, taking the current installation volume in the Polish market up to 337 MW. The electricity generated by the Siemens Gamesa wind turbines in these eight projects is sufficient to supply 530,000 households.
Siemens Gamesa has established itself as a strong partner for developers and operators in Poland. “We will continue to focus on close cooperation and high-quality technical solutions for this market,” Enrique Pedrosa, chief regions officer at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Onshore business unit.
The Polish wind energy market began a new growth phase following the auction of around 1 GW of capacity in 2018 and a further 2 GW at a subsequent auction round in 2019. These auctions help to make Poland one of the most dynamic wind energy markets in Europe and worldwide.
Siemens Gamesa has installed a total capacity of more than 1 GW of clean energy in Poland. In addition, Siemens Gamesa is currently responsible for the maintenance of more than 600 turbines with a total output of 1.3 GW.