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BayWa r.e., Huhtamaki Ink Solar VPPA (Int'l. Report)
BayWa r.e.
Date: 2021-12-31
German enewable energy developer and services provider BayWa r.e. and Espoo, Finland-based global food packaging specialist Huhtamaki Oyi are reporting a 10-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) for two new BayWa r.e. solar projects in Spain.

The agreement for 200 GWh per year of green power will cover approximately 80 pct of Huhtamaki's electric power needs in Europe and is equivalent to an annual saving of over 89,000 tons of CO2, and enough electricity to power almost 25,000 households per year. Huhtamaki is targeting carbon neutral production and 100 pct renewable electric power by 2030. (Source: BayWa r.e., Website PR 20 Dec., 2021) Contact: Huhtamaki, Charles Heaulme, Pres., CEO ,; BayWa r.e.,

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BayWa r.e. Tapped for 7 MWp PV Installation in Netherlands (Int'l.)
BayWa r.e., Gresham House
Date: 2021-11-10
BayWa r.e. reports it has been tapped by Netherlands-based property developer and manager Goodman for the installation of a 7 MWp, 33,300 sqm rooftop PV installation at the Alblasserdam Logistics Centre in the Netherlands. The project will be executed by BayWa r.e.'s Dutch subsidiary GroenLeven.

The PV installation will eliminate an expected 3,770 tpy of CO2 emissions, the equivalent of the emissions produced by approximately 1,900 households annually.

Goodman notes it aims to have 400 MW of solar PV installed globally by 2025, with Continental Europe representing almost a quarter of the total.(Source: BayWa r.e., Goodman Websites, PR, 8 Nov., 2021) Contact: BayWa r.e., Kerstin Schmidt, Managing Director of BayWa r.e. Power Solutions GmbH,; Goodman,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa r.e.,  Solar,  

BayWa r.e. Snares Second Lanarkshire Wind Farm Site (Int'l., M&A)
BayWa r.e.
Date: 2021-10-27
BayWa r.e. is reporting the acquisition of the project rights for Broken Cross Wind Farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland from the Edinburgh-based developer Brockwell Energy.

Broken Cross is a 48MW, ten turbine wind farm site which sits 3.5km to the northwest of Rigside in South Lanarkshire and close to Dalquhandy wind farm, a 45MW project currently in construction, which BayWa r.e. acquired from Brockwell Energy in May 2020. (Source: BayWa r. e., Website PR, Oct., 2021) Contact;BayWa r.e. Brockwell Energy, Alex Lambie, CEO, +44 0 131 370 0000,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Wind news,  BayWa r.e. news,  

BayWa r.e. Launches New Solar Services in Vietnam (Int'l. Report)
BayWa r.e.
Date: 2021-10-08
BayWa r.e. reports it has opened a solar distribution warehouse and new office facilities in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and is now providing tailor-made and turn-key solar energy solutions for commercial installers and industrial businesses in the country, both on-site and off-site.

BayWa is presently developing large scale solar and wind energy development in Vietnam and has a 400MW pipeline of wind energy in north Vietnam and is developing 150MW solar projects in the south of the country. More than 6.7GW of rooftop solar was installed across Vietnam in December 2020 alone, bringing the total installed capacity over the whole year to 16.56GW. (Source: BayWa r.e., PR, Website, Oct., 2021) Contact: BayWa r.e., Bryse Gaboury, Vietnam General Manager,

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Floating Energy Allyance Bidding on ScotWind Foundations (Int'l.)
Floating Energy Allyance ,Elicio
Date: 2021-09-15
Floating Energy Allyance (FEA), a partnership including BayWa r.e., Belgian offshore wind developer, owner and operator Elicio, and floating wind technology developer BW Ideol, is reporting a proposed floating offshore wind farm in Scottish waters could create 3,900 jobs in Scotland at the peak of manufacturing and construction, if the project is successful in a leasing round for the rights to develop new Scottish offshore wind projects.

Floating Energy Allyance is bidding in the ScotWind leasing round run by Crown Estate Scotland, which closed on 16th July, and is committed to manufacturing the project's floating concrete foundations at a port location in Scotland. The successful bidder for the project is expected to be announced early in 2022. (Source: Floating Energy Allyance, Website PR, 14 Sept., 2021) Contact: Floating Energy Allyance,; BayWa r.e.,; Elicio,; BW Ideol, +33 (0)4 86 20 80 50,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Elicio ,  BayWa r.e,  Offshore Wind,  

BayWa r.e. Closes €57Mn Financing on Italian Wind Farm (Int'l)
BayWa r.e.
Date: 2021-08-25
NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank and BayWa r.e. are reporting the completion of €57 million in financing for the Serralonga onshore wind farm currently under construction in the Campania Region, Italy. The project is slated to come online in Q1, 2022.

The Serralonga project will incorporate 11 Vestas V136 turbines and 1 Vestas V117 turbine, totalling an installed ca-pacity of 50.5 MW -- sufficient power for roughly 45,000 house-holds. (Source: BayWa r.e. 15 Aug., 2021) Contact: BayWa r.e.,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa r.e.,  Wind,  Onshore Wind,  Vestas,  

Enable Energy Relaunched BayWa r.e. Power Solutions (Ind. Report)
BayWa r.e. ,Enable Energy
Date: 2021-07-23
BayWa r.e., a leading renewable energy developer and services provider, announced today the formal launch of BayWa r.e. Power Solutions Inc., the new brand identity for the former Enable Energy Inc., which BayWa r.e. acquired in September 2020. BayWa r.e. Power Solutions is one of the leading solar and battery energy storage systems engineering, construction, and procurement (EPC) providers for the U.S. commercial, industrial and utility sectors.

BayWa r.e. Power Solutions has completed more than 100 MW of solar and 175 MWh of storage -- both standalone and solar-plus-storage installations -- and has a late-stage project pipeline of 600 MW of solar and 1 GWh of storage. Notable active projects include a 47 MW solar/135 MWh storage utility project on the big island of Hawaii, according to the company. (Source: BayWas r.e, PR, 22 July, 2021) Contact: BayWa r.e. USA LLC, Axel Veeser, Managing Director,; Brad Ferrell, CEO,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa r.e. ,  Enable Energy,  Solar+Storage,  Energy STorage,  

BayWa USA, SDCP Ink California Solar+Storage PPA (Ind. Report)
BayWa r.e., San Diego Community Power
Date: 2021-07-09
Renewable energy developer and services provider BayWa r.e. is reporting a 20-year solar energy power purchase agreement (PPA) with San Diego Community Power (SDCP), the not-for-profit community choice energy program serving five cities in the San Diego region.

Under the agreement, SDCP will purchase power from the Jacumba Valley Ranch (JVR) Energy Park being developed by BayWa San Diego County. The project will pair a 90MW (AC) solar photovoltaic array with a 70 MW/280 MWh DC-coupled battery energy storage system.

The project, which is expected to break ground early next year for commissioning and operation in Q1 2023. will generate sufficient power for least 52,000 households and offset more than 500,000 metric tons of carbon emissions over the life of the project. (Source: BayWa r.e. USA LLC, PR, 8 July, 2021) Contact: San Diego Community Power,; BayWa r.e. USA, 949 398 3915,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa r.e.,  Solar,  Solar+Storage,  San Diego Community Power,  

BayWa, Rengen Power Wind Partnership Announced (Int'l.)
BayWa r.e., Rengen Power
Date: 2021-06-25
BayWa r.e. reports it is partnering with Irish renewable energy acquisitions, development and management company Rengen Power, headquartered in Ennis, Co. Clare, to develop and deliver 350 MW of wind capacity over the next three years.

BayWa r.e. has been active in the Irish market since 2019 and operates more than 2.3 GW of combined wind and solar projects in the UK and Ireland. (Source: BayWa r.e., Website PR, 21 June, 2021) Contact: Rengen Power, +353 1 535 7666, +353 65 689 7979,,; BayWa r.e. Declan Cullinane, Country Manager Ireland,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa r.e,  Wind,  Ireland Wind,  Rengen Power,  

BayWa, Gresham House Optimise Wiltshire Solar Park (Int'l.)
BayWa r.e., Gresham House
Date: 2021-06-21
German renewables specialist BayWa r.e. GmbH is is reporting Provisional Acceptance for the re-powering of the Lake Farm solar park in Wiltshire, UK -- the second repowering deal finalised between BayWa r.e. and its client, Gresham House, in only two months.

Gresham House is a specialist alternative asset manager dedicated to sustainable investments across a range of strategies, including renewable energy and battery storage.

The Lake Farm site is a 6.88 hectare, 4.984 MWp ground mounted solar park commissioned in 2011. (Source: BayWa r.e., Website PR, 15 June, 2021) Contact: Gresham House,; BayWa r.e.,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa r.e.,  Solar,  Gresham House ,  

BayWa r.e. Snares Renewables Developer Enerpole (M&A, Int'l.)
BayWa r.e.
Date: 2021-06-02
German renewables specialist BayWa r.e. GmbH reports it is acquiring Carcassonne-headquartered French wind and solar energy developer Enerpole. The company has a portfolio of 600-MW projects including 300 MW of solar and 300 MW of wind capacity.

Active in France since 2005, BayWa r.e. has installed and commissioned 315 MW of wind and solar farms, and is responsible for the technical and commercial management of almost 600 MW. BayWa r.e. now has a project pipeline of 2.2 GW under development in France (1 GW wind and 1.2 GW solar) and is working on the development of technological solutions such as Floating-PV and Agri-PV in France. Worldwide, BayWa r.e. has installed over 4 GW of renewable energy capacity and manages over 10 GW of renewable energy assets. Its projects portfolio amounts to 13.7 GW under development. (Source: BayWa r.e., Website PR, 28 May, 2021) Contact: Enerpole, +33 4 68 25 72 80,; BayWa r.e.,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa r.e.,  Enerpole,  Renewable Energy,  

BayWa r.e. Snares Czech Solar Distributor (M&A, Int'l. Report)
BayWas r.e.
Date: 2021-05-24
BayWa r.e. is reporting the acquisition of leading Czech solar wholesaler Solid Power Distribution. Established in 2015, the company serves the Czech and Slovakian installer market as a distributor of high-quality components for residential and industrial end-consumers.

. The Czech government is to achieve 22 pct of renewable energy in total energy consumption by 2030 and to that end offers a "New Green Savings Program" and other incentives for rooftop PV installations. As of 2020, the country had 2.2 GW of solar capacity, according to the release. (Source: BayWa r.e., Website PR, 20 May, 2021) Contact: BayWa r.e.,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa r.e. news,  Solar news,  

BayWa r.e., Silfab Solar Ink Distribution Deal (Ind. Report)
BayWa r.e., Silfab Solar
Date: 2021-05-19
Santa Fe, N.M.-based BayWa r.e. Solar Systems LLC. reports it has become a distributor for ultra-high-efficiency, premium quality PV modules developer and manufacturer Silfab Solar, a North American manufacturer of high-performance solar modules.

Silfab recently launched its new Elite line of solar modules, the highest efficiency, most durable module yet produced by the company. The panels operate at lower temperatures in concert with superior low-light performance, which together increase energy yield by as much as 6 pct on a kWh/kWp basis. The advanced back-contact technology reduces front-cell metallization, minimizing shading losses while simultaneously alleviating locked-in mechanical stress in the electrical contacts, according to Silfab. (Source: BayWa r.e. USA LLC, PR, May, 2021) Contact: Silfab Solar, Ryan Adams, Bus. Dev.,; BayWa r.e. USA, David Dunlap, VP Operations, ,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa r.e. news,  Silfab Solar news,  

BayWa's Yatpool Solar Farm Finally on Line (Int'l. Report)
BayWa r.e.
Date: 2021-04-30
German developer BayWa r.e. reports its 106MW, 350,000 panel Yatpool Solar Farm in northern Victoria, Australia, has finally connected to the grid after 18 months of "complicated grid congestion challenges."

According to BayWa, "This is our third major solar development in Australia and marks another step forward in supporting the country's renewable energy goals. We have an offtake agreement for Yatpool's output with business energy retailer Flow Power, a reflection of the growing appetite for corporate renewable power purchase agreements." (Source: BayWa r.e., renews, 29 April 2021) Contact: BayWa r.e. Solar Projects LLC, Jam Attari, CEO, Christine Owens, VP Marketing,

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Hershey Announces BayWa Solar Projects Agreement (Ind. Report)
BayWa r.e.
Date: 2021-04-23
The Pennsylvania-headquartered chocolate maker Hershey Co. reports it is partnering with BayWa r.e. and National Grid Renewables to develop solar projects that will help the company transition its Texas and North Carolina operations to renewable energy and reduce its carbon footprint.

To that end, Hershey has a 15-year PPA with BayWa r.e. that will enable the financing and construction of Hershey's first utility-scale, 20-MW solar farm in Camden, NC. Hershey also has a PPA with National Grid Renewables for 50 MW, 118,000 MWh per year solar project currently under construction in Denton County, Texas.

Combined, the two solar projects are projected to cut Hershey's CO2 footprint by 115,650 tpy and support the company's science-based GHG reduction targets. (Source: Hershey, PR, Baking Business, 21 Apr., 2021) Contact: BayWa r.e. Solar Projects LLC, Jam Attari, CEO, Christine Owens, VP Marketing,

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BayWa r.e. Snares High Constellation Wind Farm in UK (Int'l., M&A)
BayWa r.e. ,Blue Energy
Date: 2021-02-19
BayWa r.e. increases its onshore wind pipeline in the UK with the acquisition of High Constellation Wind Farm in Scotland from Simply Blue Energy. The proposed ten turbine wind farm is located on the Kintyre peninsula, roughly 20km South of Tarbert and 30km North of Campbeltown, in Scotland. Once installed, it will have a capacity of approximately 50 MW. Blue Energy will continue to support BayWa r.e. in the development process and ensure an effective handover of the project. (Source: BayWa r.e., Website PR, 18 Feb., 2021) Contact: BayWa r.e., BayWa r.e. UK Limited Christine McGregor, Head of Commercial,; Simply Blue Energy, Simon Foy, +44 808 284 9441,,

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Encavis AM Acquires 53 MW German Wind farm Portfolio (M&A, Int'l.)
Date: 2021-01-13
Neubiberg, Germany-headquartered ENCAVIS AG subsidiary Encavis Asset Management AG (Encavis AM) is reporting acquisition of a German wind farm portfolio totaling 53 MW for the Luxembourg-based special fund Encavis Infrastructure II (EIF II).

The four wind facilities in Northrhine-Westfalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland, together generate sufficient electric power for 41,000 households annually and save 51,000 tpy of CO2. The wind farms were developed and realised by the renewable energy company BayWa r.e. (Source: Encavis, Website PR, 12 Jan., 2021) Contact: Encavis, Dr. Dierk Paskert, CEO, +49 40 3785 620, +49 40 3785 62 129 -- fax,,; BayWa r.e.,

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BayWa Offloads First Croatian Wind Farm (Int'l. Report, M&A)
BayWa r.e.,ECOwind
Date: 2020-12-16
BayWa r.e. reports the sale of its 10.25 MW Orjak wind farm in Croatia to Austrian energy services provider KI-Kelag International GmbH.

The Orjak wind farm in the municipality of Omis was developed by BayWa r.e. subsidiary ECOwind and incorporates five 2.05 MW turbines generating over 25,000 MWh per year -- sufficient power for approximately 7,000 Croatian households. The project was BayWa's first project in Croatia and Southeast Europe where it is currently developing several projects.

Croatia is aiming for 1.9 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030. (Source: BayWa r.e, Balkan Green Energy, 15 Dec., 2020) Contact: KI-Kelag International GmbH,; BayWa r.e.,

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EIP Taking BayWa r.e. Stake (Int'l. Report, M&A)
BayWa,Energy Infrastructure Partners
Date: 2020-12-11
Energy Infrastructure Partners LLC (EIPP -- f.k.a. Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners -- reports it will take a $640 million, 49 pct stake in Munich, Germany-headquartered renewable energy developer BayWa r.e, subject to regulatory approval.

EIF , a long term investor in the energy sector, reportedly plans to transform BayWa r.e. into an independent power producer with h up to 3GW capacity. The developer currently has a project pipeline of over 13GW in Europe, the US and the Asia-Pacific region. (Source: Energy Infrastructure Partners, PR, ReCharge, 10 Dec., 2020) Contact: BaWa r.e.,Manfred Groh, Strategy Manager, Corporate Strategy, Energy Policy & Sustainability, +49 89 383932 0, Fax -- +49 89 383932 32,,; Energy Infrastructure Partners, Klaus Josef Lutz, CEO, (646)363-6684,,

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BayWa Completes 134-MW N.C Solar Installation (Ind. Report)
BayWa r.e.
Date: 2020-11-18
Following up on our 29th April report, BayWa r.e. Solar Projects LLC is reporting completion of its 133.6 MW Fern Solar farm in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. The 353,000 photovoltaic (PV) panel installation will generate 238 GWh of power -- sufficient for roughly 12,000 households. (Source: BayWa r.e., PR, 16 Nov., 2020)Contact: BayWa r.e. Solar Projects LLC , Jam Attari, CEO, Christine Owens, VP Marketing ,

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BayWa Researching Green Hydrogen Potential (Int'l. Report, R&D)
BayWa r.e.,Alliander
Date: 2020-10-23
BayWa r.e. and its Dutch subsidiary GroenLeven are reporting a contract for the operation of the SinneWetterstof Hydrogen Pilot Project. The project is being built by the Netherland's largest energy developer and operator Alliander N.V. to research and test how local hydrogen production can follow the generation profile of a solar plant to ultimately reduce grid congestion.

This project, which is expected to be operational by late 2021, will source energy from a 50 MWp solar farm, previously built by GroenLeven, to generate green hydrogen as a storable form of energy by electrolysis of water.

Alliander N.V. provides utility services. The Company distributes electricity, gas, and heat, as well as offers solutions for energy metering and energy management (Source: Bay Wa r.e., Website PR, 21 Oct., 2020) Contact: BaWa r.e.,Manfred Groh, Strategy Manager, Corporate Strategy, Energy Policy & Sustainability,; Alliander, +31 0 88 542 6363,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa,  Hydrogen,  Solar,  Energy STorage,  

Natural Power Monitors 250-MW TX Wind Project (Ind. Report)
Natural Power,BayWa
Date: 2020-10-05
A unit of Germany's BayWa AG has selected UK-based renewable energy consultancy Natural Power as independent engineer of record for its 250-MW Amadeus wind project in Texas.

Natural Power has reviewed the project's engineering designs, turbine technology, operating contracts, financial models and permits, and will further provide construction monitoring services. The wind farm is being constructed in Fisher County, by BayWa re Wind LLC, and is expected to generate sufficient power for over 75,000 homes when fully operational. (Source: BayWa re Wind LLC, PR, Renewable, Oct., 2020) Contact: BayWa re GmbH, Matthias Taft, CEO, +49 (89) 383932 131,; Natural Power Energy Consultants, +44 (0) 1644 430 008, +353 (0) 169 713 44,,

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BayWa, Elicio, Ideol Partner on ScotWind Bid (Int'l. Report)
BayWa, Elicio, Ideol
Date: 2020-07-24
German renewables specialist BayWa r.e. GmbH is reporting it will join the consortium formed by Paris-headquartered Ideol and Belgian offshore wind developer and operator Elicio, to prepare a joint bid for the Crown Estate Scotland's recently launched ScotWind tender call. The ScotWind leasing projects could potentially surpass £8.0 billion ($10.2 billion).

Crown Estate Scotland is the government agency the manages Scotland's seabed. (Source: Crown Estate Scotland, Riviera, 23 July, 2020) Contact: ScotWind, Crown Estate Scotland,; BayWa r.e. GmbH, Matthias Taft, CEO, +49 (89) 383932 131,; Elicio NV, +32 59 56 97 00, +32 59 56 97 01-fax.,,; Ideol, +33 (0)4 86 20 80 50,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa,  Elicio,  Ideol ,  Offshore Wind,  

BayWa's 133.6-MW N.C. Solar Project Underway (Ind. Report)
BayWa r.e.
Date: 2020-04-29
Global renewable energy developer, service provider and distributor BayWa r.e. reports receipt of tax equity and construction financing for its Fern Solar project in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

Construction of the Fern project is underway. When fully operational later this year the 133.6 MW solar farm will incorporate 353,276 solar panels, 42 inverters and will generate sufficient power for nearly 20,000 homes. (Source: BayWa r.e. PR, 27 April, 2020) Contact: BayWa r.e. Solar Projects LLC , Jam Attari, CEO, Christine Owens, VP Marketing ,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa r.e. Solar Systems ,  Solar,  Solar Energy International,  

BayWa Opens German LNG, Bio-LNG Fueling Station (Int'l. Report)
BayWa Energy
Date: 2020-04-15
In Germany, BayWa Energy GmbH is reporting the opening of Germany's first LNG filling station for trucks at VW's HQ in the town of Wolfsburg, in Lower Saxony.

The facility, which is operated by BayWa Mobility Solutions, will also offer bio-LNG in a second phase.

BayWa is planning additional LNG stations in Munich, Nuremberg and Nordlingen by mid 2020, while other sites are in the planning phase.(Source: BayWa Energy, PetrolPlaza, 14 April, 2020)Contact: BayWa r.e. GmbH, Matthias Taft, CEO, +49 (89) 383932 131,

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BayWa's Amadeus Wind Wins Tax Equity Commitment (Ind. Report)
BayWa, Amadeus Wind Project
Date: 2020-04-03
Carlsbad, California-based BayWa r.e. Wind LLC reports it has secured a tax equity commitment from a consortium led by GE Energy Financial Services for the 250-MW Amadeus Wind Project which is under construction in Lubbock. Texas. The Project also has a hedge agreement with Morgan Stanley and a construction loan with Commerzbank.

When fully operational in Q4 this year, the facility is expected to generate sufficient power for roughly 75,000 homes. (Source: BayWa r.e. Wind, Kallanish Energy, 2 April, 2020) Contact: BayWa r.e., Florian Zerhusen, CEO, Frank Jessel, Global Dir. Solar, (850) 450-6800 -- San Diego office,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Amadeus Wind Project,  BayWa,  

BayWa Creates Solar Training Scholarship Fund (Int'l Report)
BayWa r.e. Solar Systems ,Solar Energy International
Date: 2020-03-18
German renewable energy specialist BayWa r.e. Solar Systems LLC reports it is partnering with Solar Energy International (SEI) to create a $10,000 scholarship fund for solar training tuition fees for SEI students.

The BayWa r.e. Scholarship Fund will contribute 100 pct of tuition fees to nine future solar professionals who will receive training via SEI's PV101, PV203 and/or PV201L/PV301L classes and lab(s). (Source: BayWa r.e., Solar Systems, Mar., 2020) Contact: BayWa r.e. Solar Systems, Christine Owens, VP Marketing ,; Solar Energy International, 970-527-7657,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa,  Solar Systems ,  Solar,  Solar Energy International ,  

BayWa Sells 17.25-MW Fuerstkogel Wind Farm (Int'l. M&A)
BayWa r.e
Date: 2020-01-15
German renewable energy specialist Baywa re GmbH is reporting the sale of the 17.25-MW Fuerstkogel Wind Farm in the Austrian Alps to German insurance company insurance company advised by Encavis Asset Management AG, part of Encavis AG.

The Fuerstkogel Wind Farm was constructed by BayWa's subsidiary ECOwind utilizing 5 Vestas V126 turbines producing about 45 GWh of power per year. (Source: BayWa r.e., Renewables, 14 Jan., 2020)Contact: BayWa r.e., Hakan Wallin, CEO, +49 (89) 383932 131,

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Strauss Wind Project Awaiting Planning Approval (Ind. Report)
Santa Barbara County Planning Commission
Date: 2019-11-22
In the Golden State, the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission reports it is considering a proposal from an affiliate of German renewable energy developer BayWa r.e. for the 30-turbine, 98 MW Strauss Wind Energy Project south of Lompoc.

If approved and constructed, the project will generate sufficient electric power for roughly 45,000 homes and double the county's renewable energy power generation. (Source: Santa Barbara County Planning Commission Noozhawk, 19 Nov., 2019) Contact: Santa Barbara Clean Coalition, Craig Lewis, Exec. Dir.,; Santa Barbara County Planning Commission, (805) 737-7775,; BayWa r.e., Hakan Wallin, CEO, +49 (89) 383932 131,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Wind,  BayWa,  

BayWa Orders Vestas 4.2 MW Turbines for Swedish Project (Int'l)
Vestas, BayWa
Date: 2019-09-06
Danish global wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is reporting receipt of an order from BayWa r.e. 22 V150-4.2 MW turbines delivered in 4.3 MW power optimized mode for BayWa's wind project in Lyngsasa, Kronoberg County, Sweden. The contract includes turbine supply, installation and commissioning as well as a 25-year Active Output Management (AOM 5000) service agreement.

The 95 MW project will feature a Vestas Online® Business SCADA solution to lower turbine downtime and optimize energy output. Turbine delivery is scheduled for Q1, 2021, for commissioning in Q2 of 2021. (Source: Vestas Northern & Central Europe, PR, 5 Sept., 2019) Contact: Vestas Northern & Central Europe, states Nils de Baar, Pres., Christina Schmidt +49 40 46778 5153,,,; BayWa r.e., Hakan Wallin, CEO, +49 (89) 383932 131,

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BayWa Snares Canadian Solar Equipment Distributor (M&A)
BayWa re,National Solar Distributors Inc
Date: 2019-07-31
German renewable energy specialist Baywa re GmbH reports it has acquired Edmonton, Alberta-based solar distributor and service provider National Solar Distributors Inc. -- a Canada-wide residential and commercial solar equipment wholesaler. (Source: BayWa re, 28 July, 2019) Contact: National Solar Distributors Inc., 844-851-2390; BayWa r.e., Florian Zerhusen, CEO, Frank Jessel, Global Dir. Solar, (850) 450-6800 - San Diego office,,;BayWa

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Dominion Energy Reports Facebook Solar Supply Deal (Ind. Report)
Dominion Energy ,Facebook
Date: 2019-04-24
In the Old Dominion State, Richmond-headquartered Dominion Energy is reporting six new solar projects totaling 350 MW in its Virginia and North Carolina serive area will provide 100 pct clean renewable energy to serve Facebook.

The six solar projects include: the 20 MW Montross Solar in Westmoreland County, Va. (completed) ; 20 MW Gloucester Solar in Gloucester, Va. (completed); 80 MW Grasshopper Solar in Mecklenburg, Va.; 75 MW Chestnut Solar in Halifax County, N.C.; 75 MW Pecan Solar in Northampton County, N.C. (completed); and the 80 MW Gutenberg Solar in Northampton County, N.C. Dominion Energy developed the Montross Solar project, and the other projects have been acquired or will be acquired from EDF Renewables Inc., BayWa r.e. Solar Projects LLC and Strata Solar.

The solar projects are all expected to be fully operational by mid-2020. Dominion aims to have 3 GW of new solar and wind energy in operation or under development by 2022. Facebook aims to power it global operations with 100 pct renewable energy by the end of 2020.(Source: Dominion Energy, 22 April, 2019) Contact: Dominion Energy, Keith Windle, VP Business Development,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Dominion Energy ,  Solar,  Facebook,  

Senvion Installs France's Tallest Wind Turbine (Int'l Report)
Date: 2019-03-20
Hamburg-based German on and offshore wind turbine manufacturer Senvion is reporting the installation of the tallest wind turbine in France for BayWa r.e. GmbH.

With a tip height of 200 meters, the Senvion 3.0M122 wind turbines are currently being installed in the 18 MW Les Landes wind farm in the French department of Haute Vienne. (Source: Senvion, PR, Mar, 2019) Contact: Senvion, Jurgen Geissinger, CEO, +49 40 5 55 50 90 0,; BayWa r.e. GmbH, Matthias Taft, CEO, +49 (89) 383932 131,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BayWa,  Senvion,  Wind Turbine,  

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