BayWa r.e. supplies photovoltaic modules for 1.8 MW system to Playmobil manufacturers

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Pirate ships, farms and castles – the Playmobil pieces created by the Bavarian company Geobra Brandstätter have been a favourite children's toy for generations. The new turnkey-installed 1.8 MW solar PV system that was planned by Greenovative GmbH in Nuremberg was commissioned at the main plant in Dietenhofen. The high quality, German-made polycrystalline modules were obtained by Greenovative from BayWa r.e.

The company was able to supply the 7400 modules (approx.) required in the space of one week. "We are delighted that we were able to install the rooftop system for Playmobil with the support of BayWa r.e. Despite the tight schedule, all deliveries were made on time and the system was completed and commissioned as planned. Since that point, above-average returns are being made and the customer is very satisfied", declared Jochen Schürer, Greenovative GmbH Managing Director, when speaking about the collaboration with BayWa r.e.

"This excellent example of a successful transfer of energy generation towards renewable energy demonstrates that we can be relied upon as a competent and reliable supplier of complete solar PV systems", added BayWa r.e. Managing Director, Günter Haug, on the joint project. "We will continue to expand our market position in PV trade and look forward to further, promising large-scale projects, and would be delighted to work with Greenovative once again in the future", continued Haug. The forecast of the total power generation of the project accounts for around 1.6 million kilowatt hours, 100 % of which will be used in the plant itself.


BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH (BayWa r.e.):

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, bio-energy 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 technical plant support services, including maintenance. It can also undertake the commercial operations management of plants. The range of services further includes energy trading of electricity from renewable sources, trading in biomethane, as well as the sale of green electricity and eco gas to private and commercial customers. The company has an international focus with its core markets in Europe and the USA.

BayWa AG, also based in Munich, is a listed trading company with an international focus. Core business sectors include agriculture, energy and construction. 

Maria Huber Public relations BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH
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