The one sure thing in an ever-changing world

The future belongs to renewables, even though the energy market itself is subject to constant change. We are by your side as a responsible and reliable partner to help you plan effectively – now and in the future.
We provide you with advice and support regarding innovative, tailor-made solutions based around solar energy, wind power, bio-energy and geothermal energy. In this way we help to make the generation of energy profitable for you – over the long term.
Since its formation in 2009, BayWa r.e. renewable energy has developed into one of the most well-respected project developers and system suppliers of PV plants throughout Germany and the rest of Europe. We also offer additional forms of support to our customers by providing consultation and system management services.
We specialise in a wide range of renewable technologies, and our activities extend across many countries.
Currently, our operations are targeted on Germany, Europe and the USA. Working in partnership with our customers, BayWa r.e. renewable energy has already brought 800 megawatts online.
Today, we are one of Europe's leading suppliers in this sector. Our ambition is to promote an increase in the utilisation of renewables at a global level. We are fortunately placed as the size of our company, our global network of sales outlets and financial backing of BayWa AG, together with our extensive expertise in each of our business sectors, put us in a good position to achieve our ambitious aims.

We take responsibility for ...

...the satisfaction of our customers, partners and investors

...ensuring the provision of the best products and an excellent level of service

...our employees and service providers

...our commitment to sustainable energy provision


The management board of BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH:

Matthias Taft (CEO)
Degree in Process Engineering, Degree in Engineering Management
Responsible for Wind & Solar Projects

Member of the board of BayWa AG
Responsible for the Energy Business


Matthias Taft

Günter Haug
Graduate IT Engineer
Responsible for Photovoltaic Trade and Large Plant Construction, Energy Trade
and IT


Günter Haug

Harald Wilbert
Graduate Business Manager
Responsible for Finance, HR, Risk Management and for the business entities Bioenergy and Services


Harald Wilbert

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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:

Founded: February 2009
Employees: over 900 (as of February 2016)
Turnover: € 1 billion (2015)
Sites: Germany (head office), Austria, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Denmark, Luxemburg, USA, Japan,Thailand, Singapore
Areas of activity: Wind power, solar energy, bio-energy, geothermal energy

Portfolio of services:

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

Abridged profile

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, bioenergy 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 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.

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 2015 came to €14.9 billion. BayWa AG is a listed trading company operating on an international platform.

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