Heat for Piła

Miejska Energetyka Cieplna Piła Company has started the construction of a new cogeneration unit fuelled by natural gas in May 2013.  Development of a district heating system in Piła at the simultaneous minimizing any negative impact on the environment is the goal of the investment. The Company received a loan of PLN 4.5 million for the investment from the Regional Fund of Environment Protection and Water Management in Poznań, granted on preferential terms. The project has also received a positive opinion of the National Fund of Environment Protection and Water Management in Warsaw.

The construction will allow the Company to provide to district heating system almost 10MWt of thermal energy and about 10 MWe of electricity. It is enough to satisfy 30 per cent of the city needs for electricity and 100 per cent  demand for hot water for the citizens who are clients of MEC Piła Company. The value of the investment is PLN 36 million gross. JOKA Sp. z o.o and CPL Concordia Societa Cooperativa O/Polska consortium are responsible for accomplishment of the investment.