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BayWa r.e. sells wind farm to energy cooperative NEW in Bavaria

08.04.2020 | Munich (renewablepress) - In mid-October, BayWa r.e. successfully sold the Creußen wind energy project south of Bayreuth to energy cooperative Neue Energien West eG (NEW), based in Grafenwöhr. Matthias Taft, Board Member of BayWa AG with responsibility for the energy business, sees this as a foundation for further collaborations with community-owned organisations: "We are delighted that we were able to successfully hand the two turnkey plants over to NEW eG. Members of local communities are increasingly interested in becoming actively involved in this new, decentralised and sustainable form of energy provision. We support such community i... more...

BayWa r.e. sells 30 MW wind farm in the UK

08.04.2020 | Munich (renewablepress) - BayWa r.e. has sold its 29.7 MW Fraisthorpe wind farm, situated near Bridlington. The site has been acquired by funds managed by the UK investment fund manager Octopus Investments, one of the UK´s largest investors in renewable energy. This is the fifth ... more...

BayWa r.e. sells 8.2 MW wind farm in France to Omnes Capital

05.02.2020 | Munich (renewablepress) - In August, BayWa r.e. successfully sold the Saint-Congard wind farm in Brittany, north-west of Nantes, to the FPCI Capenergie 3 fund managed by Omnes Capital. This is the first time that BayWa r.e. has sold a French wind farm to a French investor. Th... more...

BayWa r.e. builds 12 MW wind farm for Th

05.02.2020 | Munich (renewablepress) - Last week, Külsheim wind farm was officially inaugurated by Thüga Erneuerbare Energien and Tauberfranken municipal services. The five Nordex N117 wind turbines generate a total output of 12 MW. BayWa r.e. acted as general planner and project manager for ... more...

Intersolar Europe 2016: BayWa r.e. to receive the first VDE certificat...

08.04.2020 | Munich (renewablepress) - BayWa r.e. is the first company in the solar sector to be awarded a VDE certificate for the installation of standardised photovoltaic (PV) power plants. The award will be presented at the Intersolar Europe 2016. As part of the certification process, VDE ... more...

BayWa r.e. takes over Italian O&M service provider with a portfolio of...

05.02.2020 | Munich (renewablepress) - BayWa r.e. has taken over the Italian O&M service provider Kenergia Sviluppo S.r.l. With the acquisition of the company based in Rome, BayWa r.e. is securing operational management assignments for renewable energy plants with an output of 270 MW. Afte... more...

Expansion of solar business to South-East Asia: BayWa r.e. at the ASEA...

05.02.2020 | Munich (renewablepress) - BayWa r.e. targets the South-East Asian market: from its offices in Singapore and Bangkok, the company will manage solar projects in Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and other South-East Asian countries. BayWa r.e. will also tap into the ma... more...

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BayWa r.e. signs Power Purchase Agreement at Vine Farm in England

08.04.2020 | Munich (renewablepress) - At the beginning of May 2016, BayWa r.e. signed a long term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the Vine Farm solar park, which was recently commissioned in the UK. This PPA allows for the sale of power generated by the park at a fixed price for a period ... more...

BayWa r.e. commissions six solar parks in the UK

08.04.2020 | Munich (renewablepress) - BayWa r.e. has successfully brought six UK solar parks online. Altogether, the plants have an output of around 130 MWp and are located in various parts of southern England and Wales. They include Vine Farm, the largest single solar project (45 MWp) reali... more...

BayWa r.e. sells 18 MWp solar park in England to CEE

08.04.2020 | München (renewablepress) - BayWa r.e. has sold the Homestead solar park in England to CEE, an associated company from Hamburg. BayWa r.e. will take over the technical operations management of the park, which has a capacity of 17.7 megawatt peak. The plant is being financed by the... more...

BayWa r.e. implements photovoltaic system for on-site consumption at K...

05.02.2020 | Munich - In late 2015, on behalf of Kaufland, BayWa r.e. commissioned a photovoltaic system on the roof of a newly constructed hypermarket in Frankfurt-Fechenheim. In doing so, BayWa r.e. designed and realised the first rooftop system for on-site consumption for this trading comp... more...

BayWa r.e. sells 27 MWp solar park in England to MEAG, asset manager o...

08.04.2020 | Munich - BayWa r.e. has sold Lynt Farm solar park with an output of around 27 MWp to MEAG, the asset manager of Munich Re. Closing took place on 31 December 2015. The solar farm is situated approximately 40 kilometres to the southeast of Oxford and was realised by BayWa r.e l... more...

BayWa r.e. sells solar farm in UK

05.02.2020 | Munich - BayWa r.e. has sold the Pingewood solar farm, close to the town of Reading in Berkshire, England, to SUSI Renewable Energy Fund II. The investment fund, advised by the Swiss-based SUSI Partners AG, focuses on investments into renewable energy projects, representing the i... more...

BayWa r.e. commissions four more solar farms in the UK

05.02.2020 | Munich - BayWa r.e. has successfully brought four more solar farms online in England. The plants have a combined output of 85 MW and are located near Northampton, Aylesbury, Oxford and Reading. Construction of all four plants was achieved by BayWa r.e. in just twelve weeks. T... more...

BayWa r.e. sells three solar farms in the UK

05.02.2020 | Munich - BayWa r.e. has sold three photovoltaic projects with a total output of almost 28 MWp to Munich Re. The projects are located in the UK. Closing took place on 31 December and 28 February. BayWa r.e. erected the solar farms Whitland in South Wales (18 MWp), Forest Heath ... more...

BayWa r.e. procures wind turbine generators from Siemens for a 16 MW w...

05.02.2020 | Malmö/Munich - BayWa r.e. has entered into an agreement with Siemens AB regarding the procurement of five wind turbine generators for the wind farm Stormon, near Härnösand, in Sweden. It is the first agreement with Siemens turbines within the BayWa r.e.-group. B... more...

New service links power and payment in biomethane market

05.02.2020 | Munich - At the end of last year, BayWa r.e. introduced the new BIOGAS2POWER-smartNETTING service which couples the traditionally separate flows of power and payment in relation to biomethane and exported electricity. The product, available for the first time on the German bi... more...

Shaping the future

05.02.2020 | Munich - Last Wednesday, Jens Eberlein, Managing Director of BayWa r.e. Green Energy Products GmbH, a subsidiary of BayWa r.e., was elected to the board of the German association Biogasrat+ e.V. The trade association, Biogasrat+ e.V., which was founded in 2009, unites the lead... more...

BayWa r.e. sells its biggest solar farm to date to Allianz Global Inve...

05.02.2020 | Munich - BayWa r.e. has sold the large-scale photovoltaic project, La Coste, to Allianz Global Investors. Closing took place on December 9. The portfolio, with a total output of just under 60 MWp, consists of six linked freestanding plants near Bordeaux and Toulouse. This corresp... more...

A pilot project with TÜV SÜD confirms BayWa r.e. as an energ...

05.02.2020 | Munich - BayWa r.e. is one of the first companies to have been awarded the "Energy transition pioneer" certificate by TÜV SÜD. TÜV SÜD awarded the certificate to BayWa r.e. and two other companies during a special event held in Munich. As par... more...

BayWa r.e. to begin solar project business in the USA

05.02.2020 | Munich - With the acquisition the majority of the assets of Martifer Solar USA, Inc., BayWa r.e. is venturing into the solar project business in the USA. BayWa r.e. is already active in the American PV trade and wind farm development segments. Matthias Taft, Chairman of the BayWa... more...

BayWa r.e. expands renewables business to Scandinavia

05.02.2020 | Munich / Malmö - BayWa r.e. has entered the renewables market in Scandinavia by purchasing a 76 percent share in Swedish project developer HS Kraft AB. HS Kraft AB is a project development company based in Malmö that specialises in implementing projects in the wind p... more...

BayWa r.e. commissions 18 MWp solar farm in Great Britain

05.02.2020 | Munich, Germany - BayWa r.e. commissioned its fourth solar farm, Whitland, in Great Britain at the end of March. In spite of constant bad weather, the experienced BayWa r.e. project team were able to construct and commission the 18 MWp solar plant in just nine weeks. Matthias ... more...

Another "LG Sales Award" for BayWa r.e.

05.02.2020 | Munich / Tübingen - Solar module manufacturer LG Electronics has awarded BayWa r.e. the "LG Sales Award" for the second year in succession. With this prize, the manufacturer recognises the extraordinary success of BayWa r.e. in selling its solar modules. G&uum... more...

BayWa r.e. completes the Forest Heath solar farm in England

05.02.2020 | Munich - Construction work carried out by BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH (BayWa r.e.) at the Forest Heath solar farm near Cambridge is now complete. The 4.8 MWp plant, with on-site grid connection, was commissioned on the 4th February. Around 19,000 polycrystalline modules ... more...

BayWa r.e. receives "Platinum Sales Partner" status from R...

05.02.2020 | Tübingen / Munich - BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH (BayWa r.e.) has been a gold member of the international REC partner programme since 2006. REC is the world's leading supplier of solar energy solutions and provides BayWa r.e. with high quality, high yield solar modules ... more...

BayWa r.e. builds biomethane plant in Dessau

05.02.2020 | Munich / Regensburg - BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH (BayWa r.e.) turned the first sod for its biomethane plant in Dessau. The company, which has extensive experience in the biogas sector, is responsible for the entire planning and implementation of the plant, and has commissio... more...