BayWa r.e. Commissions 18 MWp Solar Farm in Great Britain

          BayWa r.e. Commissions 18 MWp Solar Farm in Great Britain

  PR Newswire

  MUNICH, April 16, 2014

MUNICH, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

BayWa r.e. commissioned its fourth solar farm, Whitland, in Great Britain at
the end of March.

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In spite of constant bad weather, the experienced BayWa r.e. project team were
able to construct and commission the 18MWp solar plant in just nine weeks.
Matthias Taft, Managing Director of BayWa r.e., commented on this: " The rapid
implementation of the Whitland solar farm shows that our project team and
technical know-how put us in an excellent position. This enables us to finance
even larger projects without difficulties. This in turn ensures commissioning
on time. Together, this results in a dynamic and economical project
implementation at every project stage  -  from engineering and construction
to the ultimate project sale to institutional investors. "

The Whitland solar farm was established on a 28 hectare in the Welsh village
of the same name. It comprises 69,000 polycrystalline modules on freestanding
supports. Annually, this plant will generate around 17 million kWh green power
and can cover the electricity demand of around 5,000 households. Apart from
completed projects, BayWa r.e. has significant projects in the pipeline for
Great Britain.

BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH (BayWa r.e.): 

BayWar.e. renewable energy GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of BayWaAG, is
responsible for the BayWa Group's renewable energy business. BayWar.e. was
founded in 2009 and is based in Munich. It acts as a holding company for
various business interests in the areas of solar energy, wind power,
bio-energy and geothermal energy.

BayWa r.e.'s business activities range from project development and
realisation to PV trade and consultation services. The company covers the
entire spectrum of technical plant support services, including maintenance. It
can also undertake the commercial operations management of plants. The range
of services also includes trading in biomethane as well as the sale of eco
power and eco gas to private and commercial customers. The company has an
international focus with its core markets in Europe and the USA.

BayWa AG, also based in Munich, is a listed trading company with an
international focus. Core business sectors include agriculture, construction
and energy.


BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbHMaria Huber Public Relations Telephone:
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