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Nordex SE

Nordex Group wins 83 MW project in Brazil

20 Feb 2020 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has received an order to supply 24 AW132/3465 turbines for the fourth construction phase of a wind farm complex in Brazil. The contract also includes a service agreement for maintenance and repair of the turbines for a period of 15 years. The site of the wind farm is located in the state of Rio Grande do Norte near to the city of São Miguel do Gostoso, on the Atlantic. It consists of four individual sections, of which the Nordex Group also set up the 50 AW132 turbines for the first three construction phases. After completion of the fourth phase the wind farm complex will comprise a total of 74 turbines with an overall installed capacity of mor... read more...

 
juwi AG

juwi and the Hellenic Petroleum Group sign purchase agreement for 204-megawatt photovoltaic park in Greece

17 Feb 2020 | Largest PV project in South-East Europe / Project scheduled to be connected to the grid by Q4 2021 / 130 Million Euro Investment / emission-free electricity for 75,000 households Athens / Wörrstadt (renewablepress) - The Greek subsidiary of German renewable energy project developer juwi and the HELLENIC PETROLEUM Group signed a purchase agreement today for a portfolio of photovoltaic plants in the final licensing stage, in the region of Kozani. The project, totaling 204 megawatt (MW), is the largest renewable energy project in Greece and among the five largest PV parks in Europe. After its completion the park will produce about 300 million kilowatt hours of climate-friendly electricity... read more...

 
Bachmann electronic GmbH

Bachmann Expands its Wind Retrofit Capabilities with Team Acquisition

06 Feb 2020 | Rendsburg, Germany (renewablepress) - Bachmann electronic, industry leader in wind automation solutions, recently strengthened its significant expertise by acquiring a team of 10 wind energy experts. With more than 20 years’ experience in turbine control technology, the new team – located in Rendsburg/Büdelsdorf Germany - will concentrate on the global turbine retrofit market. Their target is to provide turbine Life Time Extention (LTE), optimized efficiency and support wind farms in delivering affordable energy. Bachmann retrofitted turbines are now compliant with advancing technical requirements, with increased cyber security and optimized operator safety. The Bachmann M1 automat... read more...

 
wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG.

Polish Portfolio of wpd windmanager Grows

05 Feb 2020 | wpd windmanager appointed as commercial manager of GIG’s Zajączkowo wind farm Bremen (renewablepress) - Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG expand their cooperation in Poland. wpd windmanager will take over the commercial management of Zajączkowo wind farm – a 48 MW project consisting of 24 Vestas V80 turbines in West Pomerania. At the Polish site in Poznan, the Bremen operations manager now oversees a total portfolio of 142 MW – both in commercial and technical management. "GIG sees considerable potential for near term growth in Poland’s renewables market. As we grow our presence here, we’re pleased to have an experienced partner at ou... read more...

 
CEE Management GmbH

CEE Group acquires 53 MW Zinkgruvan Wind Farm in Sweden from European Energy

30 Jan 2020 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The German headquartered renewable asset manager CEE Group has closed the acquisition of the Zinkgruvan Wind Farm in Sweden from European Energy A/S end of December 2019. Zinkgruvan Wind Farm has recently entered into a 10-year offtake agreement with a large international utility. Zinkgruvan Wind Farm is located 70 km north of Linköping near the northern end of the Vättern Lake. The wind farm has a capacity of 53.2 MW and supplies approximately 40,000 Swedish households with fossil-free energy. Zinkgruvan was constructed and connected to the grid in early 2019. The acquisition marks CEE’s first investment in Sweden and the first project based on a long-term... read more...

 
Capcora GmbH

Capcora advised Green Genius on securing EUR 30m financing for renewable energy projects in Europe

27 Jan 2020 | Frankfurt am Main (renewablepress) - Green Genius, a renewable energy company part of Modus Group, has signed a EUR 30 million loan with Eiffel Energy Transition fund. The company plans to use these funds to develop and build green energy projects across Europe. The private placement was accompanied by Capcora, a Germany-based consultancy firm, which acted as financial advisor to Green Genius. “This transaction is exceptional as the loan was granted not at a single project level but, on a revolving basis, at the level of the European platform owning the portfolio of renewable projects of the group. This evidences the trust of a financial institution such as Eiffel Investment Group in ou... read more...

 
Deutsche Windtechnik AG

Deutsche Windtechnik acquires GFW – Together even stronger than before in international turbine service

23 Jan 2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - Effective 01.01.2020, Europe's leading independent service provider Deutsche Windtechnik AG has acquired 100 percent of the shares in GFW Gesellschaft für Windenergieanlagen GmbH & Co KG. The aim is to further strengthen the companies in their international growth and to increase their capacity to provide maintenance for wind turbines. GFW will retain its name for the time being and will be structurally integrated as a unit under Deutsche Windtechnik X-Service. Holger Hämel and Severin Mielimonka, the Managing Directors at Deutsche Windtechnik X-Service, will jointly manage the business unit together with GFW Managing Director Jürgen Fuhrländer. GFW's headqu... read more...

 
Capcora GmbH

Ebert Erneuerbare Energien sells part of the Grohnde wind farm with 10.35 MW to Trianel - Capcora advised

16 Jan 2020 | Frankfurt am Main (renewablepress) - Project developer Ebert Erneuerbare Energien with offices in Cremlingen (near Braunschweig) and Kiel sells three wind turbines of the Grohnde wind farm in Lower Saxony to Trianel Erneuerbare Energien GmbH & Co. KG (TEE). The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The advisory firm Capcora was responsible for the transaction as a sell-side advisor. The owner-managed family company Ebert Erneuerbare Energien sells three wind turbines from the Grohnde-Kirchohsen wind farm with a total output of 10.35 MW. The Grohnde wind farm has a total of eight wind turbines with a total capacity of 27.6 MW and was commissioned in November 2018 - mak... read more...

 
Deutsche Windtechnik AG

Deutsche Windtechnik will be providing maintenance for Vestas V112 turbines at the Bokel-Ellerdorf wind farm

16 Jan 2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - Starting in February 2020, Deutsche Windtechnik will be taking over maintenance at the Bokel-Ellerdorf wind farm, Part 3. The new service contract covers full maintenance for the six Vestas V112 wind turbines, including large components. The reasons for switching service providers, from the manufacturer to the independent provider Deutsche Windtechnik, included factors such as flexible cost structuring and efficient logistics: "Compared to the competitors, Deutsche Windtechnik was able to offer savings of over 15 percent while still offering more comprehensive service," said Boy Kliemann , Senior Manager Sales Germany at Deutsche Windtechnik. The service locatio... read more...

 
wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG.

Happy New Year, wpd windmanager Finland!

15 Jan 2020 | wpd windmanager with Finnish website/Exhibitor at the "Wind Finland" in Oulu Bremen (renewablepress) - Puhumme suomea: We speak Finnish – this is the motto of wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG at the beginning of 2020. The operations manager of wind farms goes online with a further language version of its website just in time for the new year. In addition to German, English and French, Finnish wind farm operators can now obtain information on all services relating to the commercial and technical management of wind farms in their national language. "We now manage around 337 MW in Finland and are one of the market leaders in the field of wind farm management," says Henning Rüpke, Business ... read more...