Pöyry awarded engineering services assignment for new solar power plant in Brazil
Pöyry has been awarded an assignment for the provision of project management and engineering consulting services in support of the construction of a solar power plant in Bahia, Brazil. Due to contractual obligations, the client's name will not be disclosed.
The services include owner's engineering, design review, construction and assembly supervision, commissioning supervision, financial monitoring, contract administration and Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) supervision.
Located in the State of Bahia, the plant will have an installed capacity of 30 MWac, and has a 20-year power purchase agreement that was awarded in the August 2015 reserve energy auction conducted by Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica (ANEEL).
"This assignment is further recognition of Pöyry's vast experience and best practices in the implementation of large projects, including in the area of power generation", says Nilson Niero, Pöyry's director of the Consulting, Energy, Infra and Special Projects for Latin America.
The construction phase started in July 2017, and the goal is to provide energy to the grid by January 2018.
Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We deliver smart solutions across power generation, transmission & distribution, forest industry, chemicals & biorefining, mining & metals, transportation and water. Pöyry's net sales in 2016 were EUR 530 million. The company's shares are quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki (POY1V). Approximately 5500 experts. 40 countries. 130 offices.