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Publisher: WSB Neue Energien Holding GmbH

WSB sells first Italian wind park

29 megawatt project expected to bring power to the grid in June 2015

Dresden - The Dresden based WSB Group has sold Melfi I, a wind park in Italy currently under construction. This is the first project of the Genoa based WSB subsidiary VSB energia verde S.R.L. which was founded in 2011.

Parallel to the sale of the 29 megawatt park in the southern Italian region of Basilicata, preparations for the construction work have been initiated. Work is currently underway on the access roads and crane parking areas for a total of ten wind turbines. Eight of the ten turbines operate on a 3 megawatt platform. It is the first time that this turbine type will be set by the manufacturer in Italy and the turnkey construction is scheduled for June 2015. Andreas Dorner, Managing Director of WSB Neue Energien Holding GmbH explains: \"We have developed a comprehensive package of optimal site conditions and powerful equipment which ensures a great start for the team in Italy.\"

This wind park confirms WSB’s successful entry into the Italian energy market. The next project of 18 MW will follow seamlessly in the neighbouring area where nine turbines are scheduled to go into operation by the end of the 2015.


About the WSB Group
The WSB Group, based in Dresden, Germany, is a leading full-service provider of renewable energy projects. Its core business encompasses the development and sale of wind and solar parks throughout all of Europe. Since 1996, WSB has installed more than 380 wind turbines and solar plants, totalling 680 megawatts of installed capacity and a combined project value of 1.1 billion euros. The Group and its associated companies employ over 200 members of staff.


Dresden, 27 November 2014


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About WSB Neue Energien Holding GmbH

The future of our energy supply is in renewables. This has been VSB Group’s guiding principle since 1996. And it’s been successful, too. From its head office in Dresden, the consultancy has become an international provider of wind energy and photovoltaic solutions. VSB adds value throughout the entire project life cycle, from securing land through approval planning and implementation to operations. We also offer our clients and investors a full range of specialized services and operate as a general contractor. We aim to provide quality, optimal project management, high-value components and excellent partners.

VSB implements environmentally-friendly projects, reducing CO2 emissions by several thousand tonnes. With our partners, we help municipal councils and mayors to develop and implement energy- and climate-driven concepts. Our common goal is to create a reliable energy supply, use energy consciously and efficiently and at low cost. This enables us to involve citizens comprehensively at an early stage, build acceptance and develop individual participation models.

A 300-strong team in Germany, Europe and worldwide works hard to make our vision of 100 percent energy generation from renewables a reality. For example, we have already succeeded in connecting roughly 900 megawatts of wind energy and photovoltaic power to the grid. That is equivalent to the annual energy consumption of roughly 1.3 million people. Many other projects are currently in development with cooperation partners, municipalities, citizens and investors.

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Press contact at WSB Neue Energien Holding GmbH

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Mail: kathrin.jacob-puchalski@vsb.energy
Phone: +49 (0)351 / 211 83 - 672

Kathrin Jacob-Puchalski

Press contact

Kathrin Jacob-Puchalski

Kathrin Jacob-Puchalski
WSB Neue Energien Holding GmbH
Mail: kathrin.jacob-puchalski@vsb.energy
Phone: +49 (0)351 / 211 83 - 672