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POLAND Pad Res to build 2 PV farms in Pomerania

Green projects
Pad Res, a joint venture between Griffin Capital Partners and Kajima Europe, is to build two photovoltaic farms in Pomerania with a total capacity of 117 megawatts.

The two PV farms are to be built near the towns of Sztum and Mikołajki Pomorskie and will together cover a total area of around 140 ha with the capability to power around 65,000 households.

Electrum, a technological and consulting group operating in the climate tech sector, has been chosen as the general contractor for both projects. Electrum has previously worked with Pad Res on the 35 MW Genowefa photovoltaic farm in Kleczew in central Poland.

Intensive efforts are underway in Poland to diversify the country's energy mix, with a strong focus on zero-emission sources aiming to play a significant and dominant role in this process. The two new photovoltaic farms in Sztum and Mikołajki Pomorskie are key to Kajima's ambitious plans to bring renewables to Poland and form part of the country's transition to clean energy.
Chris Gill, the investments director and head of renewables at Kajima Europe

Kajima Europe and Griffin acquired a majority stake in Pad Res in September 2021, since when the company has expanding its portfolio to projects with secured grid connection exceeding 500 MW.

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schedule 15 July 2024
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schedule 15 July 2024
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schedule 15 July 2024
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schedule 11 July 2024
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schedule 09 July 2024
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schedule 03 July 2024
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schedule 03 July 2024
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schedule 28 March 2023

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schedule 22 March 2023

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schedule 28 November 2022

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schedule 21 November 2022

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schedule 30 September 2022

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schedule 23 August 2022

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