Pöyry awarded substation engineering contract in Austria

10/27/2006, 12:20 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Pöyry's Energy business group has been awarded an engineering
contract for the new 380 kV high-voltage substation at Sarasdorf by
Verbund Austrian Power Grid, Austria. The value of the assignment is
EUR 1.8 million.

The project site is situated 20 km southeast of Vienna. The new
substation, which is a part of a 380/110 kV network interconnection
project, enables the transmission grid operator Verbund and the
distribution grid operator EVN to handle the electricity produced by

Pöyry's services consist of engineering services, including detail
design, and construction of all high-voltage and control equipment as
well as cabling within the 380 kV switchgear. Project follow-up,
installation, commissioning and deliveries of as-built documentation
will continue until 2008.

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the
energy, forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors.
Pöyry's annual net sales amount to about EUR 600 million and it
employs 6000 experts.


Satu Perälampi
Investor Relations Manager

Additional information by:
Günter Moraw, Managing Director, Pöyry Energy GmbH, Austria
Tel. +43 50 313 54701
Stefan Hofer, Business Area Manager, Pöyry Energy GmbH, Austria
Tel. +43 50 313 54640


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