400 people of 273 firms took part in PKN ORLEN Offshore Wind Supply Chain Meeting 2020. This was the first
in a series of meetings for suppliers interested in collaboration opportunities
in the Baltic Power offshore wind farm supply chain.
was held online on December 9th 2020, and its participants had the opportunity to
learn about the Company’s offshore wind power development plans in the context
of the new ORLEN2030 strategy, assumptions underlying the Baltic Power offshore
wind project and key details of procurement processes associated with the
PKN ORLEN plans
to undertake further meetings as part of its dialogue with suppliers. A series
of meetings will be held in 2021 to discuss the individual work packages, with
the participants to include Tier 1 suppliers. During the meetings, held in
workshop format, participants will be provided with detailed information on the
requirements, technology and schedules for the individual procurement packages.
The excellent turnout of close to 400 people representing various businesses
and industries is an important sign for PKN ORLEN that firms are greatly
interested in working with the Company on its offshore wind projects.
plans to develop offshore wind power generation in the Baltic Sea are an
opportunity for Polish enterprises. The projects located in Poland’s exclusive
economic zone will need a robust supply chain. The conditions in the Baltic
Sea, Poland’s geographical location and the already declared readiness of
companies to undertake a new business venture create for the offshore wind
industry an opportunity to become the driving force of the Polish economy. The
project also means multi-billion investments and creation of thousands of jobs
for qualified personnel. In line with its new strategy, PKN ORLEN alone
plans to spend PLN 47bn on state-of-the-art power projects, including offshore
wind, by 2030.
is the first fuel and energy company in Central Europe to declare an intention
to achieve emission neutrality by 2050. By 2030, the Group will reduce its CO2
emissions from its current refining and petrochemical assets by 20%, and CO2/MWh
emissions from electricity generation assets by 33%. The project to build an
offshore wind farm, now at an advanced stage of preparation, is for the Company
one of the key ventures that will be instrumental in achieving these
information on the Baltic Power project, visit www.balticpower.pl