PRESS RELEASE 17 Jan 2007
PÖYRY AWARDED EUR 3.1 MILLION POWER PLANT ENGINEERING CONTRACT IN MEXICO
Pöyry's Energy business group has been awarded an engineering contract in a 290 MW gas turbine combined cycle power plant project in Mexico. The client is Isolux Ingeniería, Spain, who has been selected as EPC contractor by the end client, CFE (Comisión Federal de la Electricidad), a state owned utility in Mexico. The contract value is EUR 3.1 million.
Pöyry's services include conceptual, basic and detail engineering services; construction supervision and commissioning services at site will be defined later on. The services will be supplied jointly by Heymo Ingeniería S.A., Spain and Pöyry Energy Oy, Finland. Located in Rosarito (Baja California), the plant is planned to start up in March 2009 after which it will supply electricity to the national grid.
Isolux Ingeniería belongs to Grupo Isolux Corsan, one of the most important engineering and construction companies in Spain, present in 32 countries worldwide and employing 5600 people.
The project is well in line with Pöyry Energy's growth strategy in Latin America, where significant investments are expected also in renewable energy and hydropower projects.
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the energy, forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors. Pöyry's annual net sales amount to about EUR 600 million and it employs 6000 experts.
Investor Relations Manager
Additional information by:
Ari Asikainen, President, Business Area Power and Heat, Energy Business Group
Tel. +358 10 332 4476
Guillermo Martínez, Manager, Business Area Power and Heat, Heymo Ingeniería S.A., Spain
Tel. +34 91 382 23 00