PKO Bank Polski co-finances construction of the largest photovoltaic farm in Poland and in this part of Europe The Zwartowo farm has a surface area of 300 hectares and is located in Pomorze, in the Wejherowo poviat. The farm will be built by the German company Goldbeck Solar in cooperation with a Polish firm, Respect Energy The amount of financing of the next stage of the investment amounts to PLN 635 million. Eventually, the farm will deliver green energy to approx. 153,000 households.
We are happy that we can participate in the financing of the largest projects in the area of renewable energy sources, supporting Goldbeck Solar in the strategic partnership with Respect Energy in performing this ambitious enterprise. The Zwartowo farm is an excellent addition to our policy of supporting the country’s de-carbonisation. In front of our eyes, the Polish energy sector is undergoing a dynamic transformation towards zero emission,”
says Ilona Wołyniec, Head of Relations with Strategic Clients and Project Financing Department in PKO Bank Polski.
PKO Bank Polski is the indisputable leader at the Polish banking sector; the value of its assets amounts to PLN 418 billion. In 2021, it earned a net profit of PLN 4.9 billion. The Bank services 11 million retail clients. The is the basic supplier of financial services for all segments of clients, having highest shares in of deposits (17.8%), credit (17.4%) and the market of investment funds of natural persons (19.9%). Thanks to the development of digital tools, including IKO, which has been activated on more than 6 devices of clients, PKO Bank Polski has become the most mobile bank in Poland. The company is reinforcing its foreign presence via corporate branches operating in Germany, Czech Republic and Slovakia.