OTHER NEWS 31 Jul 2015
Pöyry opens hydropower engineering and consulting office in Santiago, Chile
PÖYRY PLC Press Release 25 January 2016 at 12 pm (EET)
Pöyry is the latest internationally renowned engineering company to open an office in Santiago, Chile, with a strong heritage in the country. Many will be familiar with the Electrowatt Engineering brand. Pöyry joined forces with Electrowatt Engineering in the 1990s and helped Pöyry broaden our strong references into a variety of sectors.
Pöyry’s office, at Coronel Pereira 62, office 404, Las Condes opens with 3 employees and is expected to grow to support the burgeoning hydropower and renewable energy industry in Chile.
Patrick Furrer, Country Manager for Hydropower and Renewable Energy at Pöyry Chile will oversee the Santiago office. The office will act as the local hub for Pöyry’s global Hydropower and Renewable Energy business in Chile, but also for other Pöyry divisions such as Thermal Energy, Mining & Metals and Pulp & Paper. Employees Leonardo Aburto, Project Engineer, and Angel Arancibia, Business Developer, will be in charge of managing regional projects.
Whether clients need independent technical advice or a project lifecycle partner, our comprehensive in-house expertise allows us to provide the exact services needed to help identify, realise and preserve clients’ investments in hydropower - Patrick Furrer
Pöyry operates in Latin America with around 800 employees distributed in offices in Brazil, Peru, México and Chile. Pöyry has over 120 years of experience in international energy consulting expertise, with projects totalling over 100 GW installed capacity worldwide, and over 24 GW in South America since 1963.
Business Development, Chile
Hydropower and Renewable Energy
Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We serve clients globally across the energy and industrial sectors and provide local services in our core markets. We deliver management consulting 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 and water. Pöyry has an extensive local office network employing about 6,000 experts. Pöyry's net sales in 2014 were EUR 571 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).