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German Wind Market: PNE And Alterric Score Points In Onshore Wind Tender

Münster, Germany - This week, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) announced the results of the current onshore wind tender round with a bid deadline of May 1, 2024. The successful bidders include PNE AG from Cuxhaven and Alterric GmbH from Aurich. PNE was successful with a total of 91.5 MW, Alterric with 62.04 MW.

All four wind farms submitted by the PNE Group - Lütau, Wulfsdorf, Willerstedt and Kuhstedt III - passed the current tender and were awarded a contract. The wind farms Lütau with 5 wind power turbines and a total output of 28.5 megawatts (MW) and Wulfsdorf with 7 wind power turbines and 43 MW will be erected at locations in Schleswig-Holstein. In Thuringia, the PNE Group will construct the Willerstedt wind farm with 2 wind turbines and a total capacity of 9 MW and in Kuhstedt, Lower Saxony, the existing wind farm will be extended by 2 turbines with 5.5 MW each. Together, the wind farms have a capacity of 91.5 MW. All four wind farms are scheduled to go into construction or operation in the course of 2025. Including the February tender, seven wind farms of the PNE Group with a total capacity of 117.9 MW have been awarded contracts this year, according to the company.

Alterric GmbH successfully participated in the BNetzA's Wind an Land tender with five projects. The total capacity awarded amounted to 62.04 MW. The successful projects are wind farms in Lower Saxony in the municipalities of Raddestorf (district of Jenhorst) and Uchte (district of Höfen), in Rhineland-Palatinate in the municipality of Berzhahn (district of Berzhahn) and in Saxony-Anhalt in the municipality of Salzwedel OT Cheine (district of Cheine) with a total nominal capacity of 41.04 MW. The repowering projects for the Nentzelsrode wind farm in Thuringia and the Dorna wind farm in Saxony-Anhalt with a total nominal output of 21 MW were also awarded contracts.

About PNE and Alterric

The listed PNE Group has been on the market for 25 years. The company focuses on the development of wind and PV projects worldwide as well as on electricity generation with its own wind farms. As a Clean Energy Solutions Provider, PNE also offers services for the entire life cycle of wind farms and PV systems and is also active in the field of Power-to-X technologies.

Alterric develops, plans, markets and manages wind and hybrid farms and is one of the largest onshore green energy producers in Central Europe. The company currently operates over 2,400 MW of installed capacity in its own portfolio. The pipeline for new wind projects comprises over 10,000 MW. Alterric is a joint venture between the Aloys Wobben Foundation and EWE AG.

Source: IWR Online, 05 Jul 2024