The Germany-based company has released few details about the acquisition but has confirmed that the wind farms are at various stages of development and that all are based in the Wielkopolska Voivodeship region.
In a statement, Hubert Kowalski, managing director of VSB Renewable Energies Poland, said the acquisition added to the firm's “stong pipeline” of renewables projects in Poland.
“We look forward to working with the local communities and our partners to delivering these projects and support the energy transition in Poland,” he said.
According to a press statement, VSB manages more than 300MW of wind assets, including the 45.1MW Taczalin Taczalin (45.1MW) OnshoreTaczalin, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland, Europe Click to see full details wind farm in Jawor, which supplies green electricity to the Mercedes-Benz plant.
According to Windpower Intelligence, the research branch of Windpower Monthly, Poland has 5,095MW of capacity online – all onshore.
Covid-19 and higher carbon prices in 2020 led the government to update its energy policy to 2040 (PEP2040).
PEP2040 calls for up to 10GW of onshore wind by 2030, a level expected to be reached around 2023, as projects awarded contracts in 2018 and 2019 auctions are commissioned.