Empower awarded turnkey contract for optical ground wire (OPGW) installation for E.On in Sweden

tor 7 maj 2015 12:02:43

Empower AB has been awarded significant turnkey contract for E.ON Elnät Sverige AB on design, installation and delivery of materials for a 90 kilometers long optical ground wire (OPGW) between Nässjö and Alvesta in the southern part of Sweden. The contract includes also installation of wooden poles, steel towers and top wires. The top wire with all its equipment will be erected on nearly 500 poles.

“We are pleased to have E.ON as our new customer as the project is an opening in one of our strategic growth areas in Sweden. We look forward to proving Empower`s core strengths in this project by applying highest HSEQ standards and developing new ways of working to ensure cost-effective and modern way of implementing it”, says Timo Kiiveri, President of the Power Network Division at Empower.

The project will last for about 4 months with a power break and it will be commenced on June, 2015.

Further information:
Timo Kiiveri, President, Power Network Division, Empower group, e-mail: timo.kiiveri@empower.fi, tel. +358 40 543 3039

Camilla Sundström, VD, Empower AB, tel. +46 70 587 08 75, e-mail: camilla.sundstrom@empower.eu

Empower Group Communications, Empower Media Desk (weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), empower.communications(at)empower.fi

Empower is a service company that builds and maintains electricity and telecom networks, maintains factories and power plants, and provides the energy sector with IT systems and service solutions. The company provides services in more than a hundred locations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The consolidated net sales in 2014 were EUR 311 million, and the Group has approximately 2,700 employees. www.empower.fi