Foundation stone laid in Kozienice

Duisburg, Germany and Kozienice, Poland, 21 November 2012 – Hitachi Power Europe GmbH today announced that Exactly two months from the contract being signed, the foundation stone for the Kozienice 11 coal power plant was laid on 21 November 2012. Hitachi Power Europe (HPE) is erecting the power plant together with parent Hitachi, Babcock Hitachi and consortium partner Polimex Mostatal. The order has an overall volume of EUR 1.5 billion. Among the 250 invited guests were representatives of the Polish government - headed by Premier Donald Tusk - the Japanese and German ambassadors and numerous high-ranking representatives from ministries, official agencies and industry.