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Potegowo Wind Project



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ESIA disclosed:

10 Jul 2018



Approval date:

09 Apr 2019

Project description

The provision of a senior long-term loan to finance the construction and operation of a wind farm with the total capacity of up to 219.5 MW located in Norther Poland (the “Project”). The Project is expected to be made available to a special purpose company, Potegowo Mashav Sp. z.o.o. (the “borrower”) created to own, construct and operate the wind farm. The Borrower is majority owned by the Israel Infrastructure Fund and Helios Energy Investment (jointly the “Sponsors”).

In 2021 the Sponsor approached the Bank for additional financing of the extension of Biecino wind farm (additional 8 wind turbines of 2.75MW each) and the construction of Wieliszewo wind farm  (17 wind turbines of 2.2 MW each) in a new location 10 km south of existing wind turbines. The new wind turbines are located in the same general area.

The Project was first approved 09 Apr 2019 and extension to be approved in Q2 2021

The Project and subsequent extension are aimed at supporting renewable energy development in Poland and overall decarbonisation of the energy sector.

ESIA disclosure package

The original ESIA disclosure is below.

Additional supplementary disclosure is provide below of the extension.

  • Updated Non-Technical Summary:  Polish | English
  • Updated Biecino Non-Technical Summary: Polish | English
  • Supplementary Report: Polish | English
  • Environmental Impact Assessment: English
  • Updated Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP): Polish | English
  • Environmental and Social Action Plan: Polish | English

Polish package

Site link

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available on the company web site.

and locally at:

  • Malechowo commune;
    Urząd Gminy Malechowo; Malechowo 22A 76-142 Malechowo contact:
    Mayor Radosław Nowakowski
  • Słupsk commune
    Urząd Gminy w Słupsku; ul. Sportowa 34 76-200 Słupsk; Contact: Mayor Barbara Dykier
  • Damnica commune Urząd Gminy Damnica; ul. Górna 1 76-231; Damnica

Contact: Mayor Andrzej Kordylas

  • Potęgowo commune: Urząd Gminy Potęgowo ul. Kościuszki 5; 76-230 Potęgowo
    Contact: Mayor Dawid Litwin
  • Potegowo Mashav in Poland: ul. Twarda 18, 24 floor, 00-105 Warsaw
    Contact: Mr Grzegorz Borowiecki Tel: +48 695 666 516 Email:


EBRD Warsaw Office
ul. 53 Emili Plater
Warsaw Financial Centre, 00-113 Warsaw
Tel: +48 5205809
Contact Anna Chmielewsa:


Environmental or social enquiries

Mr. Grzegorz Borowiecki
Project Manager
Potegowo Mashav  Sp. z.o.o.
Tel: +48 695 666 516

This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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