PRESS RELEASE 22 May 2013
Pöyry awarded engineering assignment from Svenska Kraftnät contributing to regeneration of Swedish electricity grids
PÖYRY PLC Press release 22 May 2013 at 2.00 p.m.
Svenska Kraftnät, the Swedish National Grid, has awarded Pöyry an engineering assignment within an ongoing framework agreement. The project is part of a large scale investment plan for the regeneration of the Swedish national and regional electricity grids.
The assignment for Svenska Kraftnät, Ekhyddan-Barkeryd, includes detailed planning, engineering and support during the construction phase of a 120 km long power line. The project will involve more than 15 expert consultants and is expected to last until 2019. The project has been included in the Energy business group's second quarter 2013 order stock and has a total value of approximately 4.4 million Euros.
"This agreement is of significant value to us, involving a large number of consultants over a long period of time. It will also provide a great opportunity to implement the use of innovative new technologies, such as laser data scanning and 3D modelling, bringing great value to our clients.", says Magnus Hemmingsson, MD Pöyry SwedPower.
Magnus Hemmingsson, Managing Director Pöyry SwedPower,
Tel. +46 70 570 51 91
Charlotte Kronlund, Pöyry Group Communications Sweden,
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Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We serve clients globally across the energy and industrial sectors and locally in our core markets. We deliver strategic advisory and engineering services, underpinned by strong project implementation capability and expertise. Our focus sectors are power generation, transmission & distribution, forest industry, chemicals & biorefining, mining & metals, transportation, water and real estate sectors. Pöyry has an extensive local office network employing about 6,500 experts. Pöyry's net sales in 2012 were EUR 775 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).