BLIX Consultancy B.V. from the Netherlands and Polish consultancy and engineering company Horizons Sp. z o.o. have signed a joint venture agreement to start H-BLIX Sp. z o.o.. The Warsaw based company wants to be an experienced partner in achieving Poland’s ambitious offshore wind target: 5.9 GW by 2030, and 8-11 GW by 2040.
H-BLIX makes use of the more than 40 offshore wind energy experts from BLIX Consultancy and Horizons. H-BLIX can support projects during all phases of the execution, offering services such as: market entry, site selection, feasibility and LCoE studies; soil investigations, power evacuation analysis and permitting support; foundation, wind turbine and grid package management.
In addition, H-BLIX will specialize in offshore wind farm innovations, hydrogen, and energy storage as a foundation for energy supply stability.
Tomasz Kwiatkowski, managing director for H-BLIX: “Drawing on capabilities of its shareholders H-BLIX will be able to transfer international experience into the Polish offshore wind market and deliver innovative services in a very agile manner, while building local competencies to respond to future market demand”.
Albert van der Hem, CEO of BLIX: “We strongly believe that doing business in Poland needs a strong and local cooperation. In Horizons we have found this strong local partner.”
The establishment of H-BLIX is a result of the clear synergy between BLIX Consultancy and Horizons. BLIX Consultancy has over 12 years of experience in the worldwide onshore and offshore wind industry, while key Horizons personnel has over 20 years of experience in the Polish renewable energy market, including offshore and onshore wind.
Michał Prażyński, CEO of Horizons: “H-BLIX will benefit from seamless collaboration of BLIX and Horizons with borderless knowledge transfer, reaping benefits of each company specialization areas to deliver the best client service” Source: BLIX