EC Zabrze and ZEC Bytom are among the main producers of heat for local municipalities in the Silesia region of southern Poland. Total combined heat sales of the companies is 930 gigawatt-hours annually (GWh/a) and electricity sales 260 GWh/a. Production is mainly coal-fired.
The acquisition significantly increases Fortum's power production capacity in Poland. Moreover, Fortum will gain the access to the second largest heat market in Poland with 2.3 million citizens living in 21 municipalities in the region.
Mikael Lemström, Vice President, Fortum Heat Division, Poland, Tel. +48 60 490 0499
Izabela Van den Bossche, Head of Communications, Fortum Heat Division, Poland,
Tel. +48 69 220 9428