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BayWa r.e. España S.L.U.

The business was founded in 2010 to develop, build, manage and promote large-scale photovoltaic (PV) projects in Spain. During the first year of trading, the company was commissioned to construct the largest rooftop PV plant in the country at that time, with a capacity of 3.35 MW.

Between 2011 and 2012, BayWa r.e. España S.L.U. set up nine PV projects with a total installed capacity of 15.6 MW. In 2012, started the construction of the company’s largest ground mounted project, delivering almost 11 MW; it was connected to the grid in March 2013.

We have built 11 PV plants connected to the grid in Spain, with a total installed capacity of 30 MW. The clean power generated by these plants reduces the amount of CO2 released into the atmosphere by 25,740 tons a year.

Our professional team is responsible for the overall management of each project, from preliminary studies to commissioning. We manage turnkey projects both utility scale and industrial / commercial projects for distributed generation. Additionally, we offer services for different finance options. Our technical and commercial management team monitors and coordinates all the accounting processes for each individual project.

Through an efficient program for preventative and corrective maintenance, we guarantee long-term successful plant operation and performance. Continuous monitoring allows us to detect any possible anomaly in the generation of energy and to quickly repair any existing functional failure in the plant, thus preventing production losses. Since 2013, we have been responsible for 61 MW in solar farms and 99 MW wind farms, distributed throughout Spain, in 28 solar plants and 2 wind farms.

Our PV Trade department, supplies components from the best international manufacturers to installers and EPCs all over the country. Our more than 25 years of international experience in this field, guarantee us to offer the best solutions besides the best service.

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BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH

BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of BayWa AG, is responsible for the BayWa Group’s renewable energy business. BayWa r.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 and bioenergy.

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 a professional technical plant support service, including maintenance. It can also undertake the commercial operations management of plants. A further aspect of BayWa r.e.’s business is biomethane trading. The company has an international focus with its core markets in Europe and the USA.

BayWa AG, Munich, is a listed trading company operating on an international platform. Its main business sectors are agriculture,energy and building materials.

Our future is built on solid ground.

From 2009 onwards, a rounded portfolio of services was developed for solar energy, wind power, biomass and geothermal energy through the organic growth of BayWa AG and through strategic acquisitions in new business sectors.

In order to fully realise the potential of its own network, since 2013 BayWa r.e. has combined the expertise of its specialists under the powerful BayWa r.e. renewable energy brand.

Key facts of BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH (Holding):

Founded: February 2009
Employees: over 1000 (as of February 2017)
Turnover: € 945.9 million (2016)
Managing directors: Matthias Taft - CEO (projects & services), Günter Haug (PV trading, plant construction), Harald Wilbert (financing, HR, risk management, IT)
Sites: Germany (head office), Austria, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary, Denmark, Romania, USA, Japan
Areas of activity: Wind power, solar energy, bioenergy

Portfolio of services (worldwide):

Project development & implementation: Project development, turnkey installation, project finance
Photovoltaic trade: Photovoltaic components, installation systems, storage systems and accessories
Support: Technical and commercial operations management, rotor optimisation and maintenance
Services: Technical consultation and due diligence, engineering, trading in biomethane, raw material management

BayWa AG – a solid foundation

BayWa AG ranks among the world's leading trading companies and service providers in its core segments of agriculture, energy and construction. The group currently employs about 17,000. Turnover in 2016 came to €15.4 billion. BayWa AG is a listed trading company operating on an international platform.

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