One of the largest photovoltaic farms in Poland will be built in the Kleszczów municipality. One of thePGE Group companies is to be responsible for its construction, and the entire project has beenprepared in accordance with the plans of a fair energy transformation in the Bełchatów region.

PGE RES and the Kleszczów municipality have created a joint venture in which each of the entities has50 percent. shares. The special purpose vehicle, PGE Soleo1, will be responsible for the investment,which will build photovoltaic farms in the municipality, located on plots with a total area of 50 ha.The energy production of the entire 50 MW solar power plant is to amount to an average of 53 GWh. This is the amount that allows you to supply up to 25 thousand. households.

The contract with the Kleszczów municipality for the construction of a new photovoltaic farm is partof the Just Transformation Program for the Bełchatów Region implemented by the PGE Group. Itassumes the launch of a number of investments in low and zero-emission energy sources, which willgradually replace the Bełchatów Power Plant. In addition to launching a photovoltaic farm, the PGEGroup will also implement wind investments in the region and build energy storage facilities. InSeptember, the Competence Development Center will be opened, one of the main goals of which willbe to transfer knowledge and skills about renewable energy sources. Interestingly, this is not the endof PGE’s investments in this region. There are also plans to build a wind farm as well as an energystorage facility.

The farm built by PGE in the Kleszczów municipality will be one of the largest in Poland. At themoment, the largest is located in the Witnica municipality, offering a capacity of 65 MW. An evenlarger structure is under construction in the Brudzew municipality, providing a capacity ofapproximately 70 MW.


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