Main drivers to join SWIP
The Pomeranian Province (Pomorskie Voivodeship) is situated in the North of Poland, on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea. The Region borders on the East with the Russian Federation. The province has 316 km of coastline, which constitutes about 60% of the whole coastline of the country. Forestation of the Province is about 37% , agriculture areas 51%. There are good wind conditions in the Region for installation of wind turbines. There is total wind energy capacity installed of ca.300 MW – all inland, big turbines. Small turbines are very rare, some of them are installed in combination of small PVs along the roads or at sport facilities.
There is national RES target within EU 3×20% goal to reach 15% of RES in the energy mix till 2020. Following national goals the Regional Strategic Programme on energy and environment -Effective Pomerania 2020 (2013) assumes 15% RES share in electricity production in roku 2020 in Pomerania Region (9,96% in 2011).
The pilot project for installation of 20-30 kW will be placed in Kokoszki – an industrial district of Gdansk City in Pomerania. SWT location is surrounded by factories and store houses with heights ranging from 10-20m. The area is flat, situated approx. 130-140 meters above sea level. Spatial plan of Kokoszki allows installations of up to 30 m.
SWT will be constructed on the plot owned by contruction company – Przedsiebiorstwo Budowlane Kokoszki. The owner has agreed for location of the SWT on this area.
SWT will be connected to the grid. The location will be well visible from the nearby roads.