Bremen-based project developer signs another contract on its path to success
Bremen, 10 August 2016. Barely a month after signing the contract for the Breitendeich project, Energiekontor AG is to sell its third repowering project at Grevenbroich to Capital Stage AG, thereby underlining its successful cooperation with the SDAX-listed solar park and wind farm operator based in Hamburg.
By repowering the wind farm near the city of Grevenbroich, Energiekontor will replace eight legacy wind turbines with a rated power of 0.6 or 1.0 MW with three new turbines offering a total rated power of 7.5 MW. With a hub height and rotor diameter of 120 metres for each turbine, the total expected annual output of the repowered wind farm will be about 30 million kWh. In theory, this volume of electricity would be enough to supply over 7,500 households with green power. Commissioning for the wind farm is planned before the end of the year.
About Energiekontor AG:
For the last 25 years, Energiekontor has stood for a sound approach to business and a wealth of experience in wind power. Formed in Bremerhaven in 1990, the Company was one of the pioneers in the industry and is now one of the leading German project developers. The Company's core business covers the planning, construction and operational management of wind farms in Germany and abroad, and was expanded to include solar power in 2010. In addition, Energiekontor also currently owns and operates 33 wind farms with a total rated power of around 269 megawatts (MW).
In addition to its headquarters in Bremen, Energiekontor also maintains offices in Bremerhaven, Hagen im Bremischen, Aachen, Bernau (near Berlin), Dortmund and Neubrandenburg. The Company also has subsidiaries in England (Leeds), Scotland (Glasgow), Portugal (Lisbon) and the Netherlands (Nijmegen). Our track record speaks for itself: 102 wind farms completed with around 580 turbines and a total rated power of just under 850 MW. This corresponds to an investment volume of over EUR 1.3 billion.
The Company went public on 25 May 2000. Energiekontor AG (WKN 531350/ISIN DE0005313506) is listed in the General Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the Energiekontor shares can be traded on all German stock exchanges.
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