- 4 wind power turbines with 16.8 MW nominal capacity
- PNE Group will in future act as a service provider in plant management for the CEE Group
Cuxhaven and Hamburg, November, 27, 2019 – WKN GmbH, which is a subsidiary of the PNE Group, sold the “Wölsickendorf” wind farm (Brandenburg), which has a total nominal capacity of 16.8 MW, to CEE Group in Hamburg.
The wind farm comprises four modern Vestas V150 turbines with a capacity of 4.2 MW each. The wind farm will be erected by WKN GmbH and handed over on a turnkey basis. The construction stage began in April and is expected to be completed by the end of the year. After commissioning, the PNE Group will be responsible for the technical management of the wind farm.
The “Wölsickendorf” wind farm is CEE Group’s fourth wind farm acquisition from PNE. The acquisition increases CEE Group’s total wind portfolio to 435 MW. CEE is active across Germany, France, Scandinavia, Benelux countries and Iberia.
Markus Lesser, CEO of PNE AG: “The realisation of the wind farm and the sale to CEE as a renowned operator are very pleasing. In an environment that is currently not easy for wind energy, all those involved in the project have done a fantastic job.”
Detlef Schreiber, CEO of the CEE Group, commented: “With the acquisition of the Wölsickendorf wind farm, we were once again able to successfully work in partnership with a leading developer. We have a long-standing, collaborative relationship with the PNE Group.”
About CEE Group:
The asset manager CEE Group, which specialises in investments in renewable energies, is expanding its onshore wind energy portfolio with the acquisition of the wind farm Wölsickendorf in Brandenburg. The Hamburg-based CEE Group now has onshore wind turbines with a total installed capacity of around 435 MW and photovoltaic plants with a capacity of around 315 MWp; total electricity production in 2018 was around 1.1 billion kilowatt hours.
With assets under management of around EUR 1.4 billion, the CEE Group invests in energy generation projects in the wind and solar sectors. The investors of the CEE Group are institutional investors with a long-term interest in investments in renewable energies. The CEE Group was acquired by Brookfield Asset Management in 2017.
About PNE Group:
The internationally operating PNE Group with its brands PNE and WKN is one of the most experienced project developers of onshore and offshore wind farms. Based on this success, the Group has developed to become a “clean energy solutions provider”. From initial site exploration and implementation of approval procedures via financing and turnkey construction to operation and repowering, the Company’s services encompass all the phases of developing and operating wind farms. In addition to wind energy the Company’s range of offers includes photovoltaics, electricity storage, services and the supply of clean electricity. In this context, PNE is also involved in the development of power-to-gas solutions.
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