ING Bank Śląski (as the loan agent), PKO Bank Polski and mBank are in a consortium of banks that granted loans in the total amount of PLN 776 million for the construction of a large-scale solar and wind farm with a capacity of over 200 MW Kleczew Solar & Wind, belonging to the Lewandpol Group, ING Bank Śląski reported.
“Supporting the environmental transformation and financing pro-ecological investments is a strategic direction for us. As a bank, we are not only a source of financial support, but also a source of knowledge, best practices and innovative solutions in areas such as sustainable development. (…),” said Michał Mrożek, Vice-President of ING Bank Śląski, quoted in the release.
Kleczew Solar & Wind will be one of the largest renewable energy parks in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as the first large-scale project in Poland combining solar and wind energy. In the first stage of the project, the construction of which has already started, 193 MWp of photovoltaic panels and approx. 12 MW of wind turbines will be connected to the grid. Thanks to the use of advanced technologies, including modern n-type photovoltaic panels, the energy generated in the power plant in Kleczew will meet the demand of approx. 100,000. households, it was reported.
“This is a strategically important project for us and a symbolic step towards decarbonising the Polish economy and ensuring cheap and clean electricity. Together with the Ergy team, we paid special attention to the significant share of renowned Polish suppliers and contractors in the supply chain. (…),” said Andrzej Lewandowski, president of Lewandpol Holding.
The Lewandpol Group is one of the leading Polish private investors operating in the field of Renewable Energy Sources. In addition to the construction and expansion of Kleczew Solar & Wind, the Group also manages the Łańcut Wind Farm, built in 2015, with a capacity of 67.5 MW