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EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd start construction of the Fécamp offs...

04.06.2020 | Paris (renewablepress) - EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) NYSE:ENB), a leading energy infrastructure company in North America, and wpd, a European renewable energy company, announced today the launch of the Fécamp offshore wind farm following the finalisation of financing agreements between the consortium and its financial partners during the week-end. The 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm will be composed of 71 wind turbines located between 13km and 22km from the coast of northwest France. Project commissioning is scheduled in 2023. The power generated by the wind farm will provide enough annual electr... more...

wpd announces the conclusion of a further PPA in Poland

29.05.2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - For the first time, wpd was able to conclude an offsite corporate PPA with physical delivery in Poland. Orange Polska S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of France's largest telecommunications group Orange S.A., is a renowned company that has been secured to... more...

Further successes on the Spanish wind market: wpd concludes PPA for ‘C...

28.05.2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - wpd can report further successes with the Spanish project cluster ‘Torozos’ even in times made more difficult by the corona crisis. Through its project company for the onshore wind farm project ‘Corralnuevo’, the Bremen-based developer and operator of on... more...

Tough battle against the rock: wpd europe GmbH completes infrastructur...

27.05.2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - For wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, the green light can soon be given for the installation of the first turbines at the Aldermyrberget wind farm in the municipality of Skellefteå in the north of Sweden. After challenging infrastructure work, which bega... more...

wpd in Spain continues on its track record

13.05.2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - In Spain, wpd can further expand its successful commitment of many years and is on the road to success even in difficult times due to corona. Following the implementation of three projects in record time in 2019, construction work is now underway on the ... more...

wpd increases its focus on the Taiwanese offshore wind market

27.05.2020 | Joint venture with LeaLea for third tender round – Major Thai utility EGCO participating in Yunlin project – Improved schedule for Guanyin project Bremen (renewablepress) - With several contracts, wpd is strengthening its presence and activities in Taiwan and intensifying i... more...

wpd establishes itself as a partner for PPAs on the wind energy market...

12.02.2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - wpd has successfully established itself in the Northern European market for renewable energies as a partner for direct power supply contracts, so-called Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). In doing so, the company is building on its extensive experience wi... more...

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wpd builds 72 megawatts project in Sweden

05.02.2020 | Aldermyrberget: PPA signed and wind turbines ordered Bremen / Stockholm (renewablepress) - With the signing of a PPA contract at the end of April, the wind farm developer wpd was able to place the last piece of the puzzle for the Swedish project Aldermyrberget. Now all the pre... more...

Expansion of the Management Board of wpd AG

27.05.2020 | - Björn Nullmeyer appointed as member of the Management Board - Bremen (renewablepress) - The Supervisory Board of wpd AG has appointed Björn Nullmeyer as a new member of the Management Board effective April 1st. He will be responsible for the financing division. The expansion... more...

wpd wins contract for over 100 MW in Poland

05.02.2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - The Polish Energy Regulatory Authority announced on November 21st that wind farm developer wpd has won the contract for implementing four wind projects with a total output of 102.5 MW in Poland. The projects, Jarocin Kozmin (17 turbines with 42.5 MW), Sl... more...

wpd starts Spanish 200 Megawatt projects

12.02.2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - The Spanish projects of the wpd Torozos portfolio are now taking on concrete dimensions: In early September, the company ordered 39 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines of Type SG 3.4-132 with a nominal output of 135 MW. The next step is the construction of the ... more...

wpd to file constitutional complaint against Windpower-At-Sea-Act

05.02.2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - The Bremen-based project developer wpd has today filed a constitutional complaint with the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe against the provisions of the Windpower-At-Sea-Act which are excluding the wpd offshore project Kaikas from future tender... more...

wpd opens up new wind energy market with entry into USA

05.02.2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - The wpd Group will in future also be operating in the US market in the shape of wpd wind projects Inc. The foundations for this move were laid with the signing of the contract to take over Volkswind USA Inc., with its head office in Portland in the US St... more...

wpd commences construction of the offshore wind farm Nordergründe

05.02.2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - After its successful completion of the offshore wind farm Butendiek off the island of Sylt, the company wpd AG is continuing its work in the German North Sea. Yesterday evening the first monopile deep foundation of the nearshore wind farm Nordergründe wa... more...

wpd meets schedule and budget for Butendiek offshore wind farm / Openi...

05.02.2020 | In Husum, ex-Minister for the Environment, Jürgen Trittin, praises the "success story of Butendiek" / 288 megawatt wind farm provides renewable energy from the North Sea to around 370,000 households. Bremen/Husum - The planning company and wind farm operators ... more...

wpd Secures Financing for 72.6 Megawatt Wind Farm in Finland

05.02.2020 | - Construction of project Tohkoja with 22 wind turbines starts today - Completion end of 2016 - Synergy with neighbouring project - Local construction company commissioned Bremen - Wind farm developer and operator wpd has now secured financing for its third project in Fin... more...

Full power at Butendiek offshore wind farm

05.02.2020 | - Bringing the 80th wind turbine into operation seals the "success story Butendiek" - the 288 MW North Sea windfarm that supplies approximately 370,000 households with renewable energy Bremen - Bringing the 80th and thus final wind turbine into operation, the con... more...

wpd Secures Finance for Nordergründe Offshore Wind Farm

05.02.2020 | Bremen - wpd AG and its financing banks yesterday signed financing contracts in Frankfurt for the Nordergründe offshore project. According to these contracts, the loans will be provided by KfW IPEX-Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) while 100% of the equity will com... more...

Offshore Wind Farm Nordergründe: wpd signs Supply Contracts with ...

05.02.2020 | Bremen - wpd AG has closed all the supply contracts for the Nordergründe project. In addition, the Bremen wind farm developer and operator commissions the KfW IPEX Bank with the financing of the project using borrowed funds, which are structured collectively in a bank consor... more...

OWP Butendiek produces first kilowatt hours

05.02.2020 | - 24 turbines completely installed in the North Sea Bremen - The offshore wind farm Butendiek in the North Sea started operation of its first wind turbines. This is reported by wpd, the Bremen wind developer and operator. All foundations, cables and the substation were inst... more...

Own portfolio of wind farms: wpd AG crosses the 1,000 megawatt mark

05.02.2020 | - Mid cap company therefore among the leading operators of wind farms in Germany and Europe Bremen - By the end of 2014, wpd AG had increased its own range of wind farms to a total capacity of 1,061 megawatts. This makes the mid cap company with its head office in Bremen one o... more...

Another wpd success in Finland: Jokela wind farm to be completed in 20...

05.02.2020 | Bremen - Construction work on the Jokela project situated on Finland's west coast near the town of Kalajoki, is on schedule according to a statement released by wind farm developer and operator, wpd. Work on the infrastructure is progressing well in spite of rough weather condit... more...

First Wind Turbines installed at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm

05.02.2020 | Bremen - wpd, the project developer and operator located in Bremen, reports that the installation of the first three wind turbines at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm has been successfully completed. At the end of last week the rotor blades were fixed to the nacelles immediately ... more...

Favorable Interim Report for OWP Butendiek: Pile Driving is Nearing Co...

05.02.2020 | Bremen - The Bremen-situated planner and operator wpd takes positive stock for the construction of the offshore windfarm Butendiek. “We are about to complete pile driving, we are well within our time schedule and we have fallen short of the predefined sound levels”, Achim Berge O... more...

wpd is Gaining Momentum in the Construction of Wind Farms in Finland

05.02.2020 | After several years of pre-planning, wpd has reached a break-through in Finland: Bremen - In September 2013, construction of the infrastructure for the 33 MW Mäkikangas project in the municipality of Pyhäjoki, situated in the Northern Ostrobothnia province, has start... more...

Financing for wpd’s Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm Secured

05.02.2020 | Bremen - The implementation and realization of the Butendiek offshore wind farm is proceeding. Today, wpd group is announcing that the financing of the project has been secured by signing the agreements for both equity and debt project financing. The main components of the wind f... more...

wpd europe’s third wind farm in Croatia in operation

05.02.2020 | Bremen - The Ponikve wind farm (Croatia) went into operation as planned on October 20, 2012. It is located approx. 60 km to the North-West of Dubrovnik on the Pelješac peninsula. 16 wind turbine generators of the Enercon E-70 E-4 type with a total output of 36.8 Megawatt shall fe... more...



About wpd AG

wpd is a developer and operator of wind farms both onshore and offshore, acting worldwide. Since 1996, wpd has installed 2,200 wind turbines with a total of 4,450 MW. Currently more than 1,500 MW are held as assets. A group staff of 2,200 is committed to wind energy in 21 countries. Internationally, wpd is planning projects in the scope of 8,725 MW onshore and 7,250 MW offshore. For years, wpd has been awarded the first-class “A” rating by the Euler Hermes agency (Allianz Group). Besides the favourable status quo analysis, this external assessment of creditworthiness also illustrates the company’s excellent future prospects.

wpd has played a determining role in helping to shape the wind industry since its early beginnings. The foundation for wpd was laid over two decades ago in Bremen. To this day, the head office is in the Hanseatic city. The former two-man operation has developed into a solid, mid-sized company.

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Contact Press at wpd AG

Christian Schnibbe
Mail: c.schnibbe@wpd.de
Phone: 0421 / 16866-10
Website: www.wpd.de

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