Pöyry Oyj : Pöyry awarded engineering assignment from Svenska Kraftnät
contributing to regeneration of Swedish electricity grids
PÖYRY PLCPress 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,
Tel. +46 70 689 57 73
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).
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