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Herausgeber: Energiekontor AG

Financial Close for Energiekontor-Windfarm Hyndburn

Bremen - Energiekontor has reached financial close for its 12 turbine Hyndburn wind farm in Lancashire, England. The wind farm, scheduled to be commissioned in early September 2012, will use REpower MM82 turbines giving an installed capacity of 24.6 MW with an investment volume of 75 million Euros.

Thomas Walther, Board Member, Energiekontor AG said: \"Energiekontor was a first mover in wind energy in Europe. Financial close for Hyndburn - also a result of the good cooperation with NORD/LB– is a very important step for the project and a positive signal for our other projects in the UK.\" Guy Wilson, UK Director, added \"This is a real milestone achievement for our UK team based in Leeds, who are now champing at the bit to deliver the next project from our ca. 400 MW pipeline and we plan to reach financial close for a further project in 2011\".

Eckhard Forst, NORD/LB Board Member said: \"NORD/LB is one of top banks in the Renewable Energy arena worldwide. With an extensive experience in renewable energy and with our advisory, structuring and arranging competences NORD/LB has a clear strategy in supporting their core clients globally. We see the UK as one of our strategic markets in various sectors\".

Energiekontor was founded in 1990 as a private and independent company to plan wind farms and quickly diversified into fund sales and management of its operating wind farms. The AG has been listed on the stock market in Frankfurt since 2000. The majority shareholders are the founders of the company. Since 1990, Energiekontor has developed 77 wind farms in Germany, Portugal and the UK with a total capacity of 515 MW and an investment volume of around 750 million Euros.


Bremen, 26 August 2011


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About Energiekontor AG

Energiekontor is a leading German project developer in the wind energy sector. The firm was founded in 1990 in Bremerhaven (Germany) as a private and independent firm. Besides the Head Office in Bremen, the company today has offices in Bremerhaven and Krefeld as well as subsidiaries in Great Britain (Leeds) and Portugal (Lissabon).As an innovative firm, Energiekontor is an important contributor to the use of wind energy in Germany.Through the expansion to other European countries, the first wind parks have been realised in Portugal, Greece and Great Britain. The key aspects of the company strategy are planning of Offshore-Wind parks in Germany and expansion in other European countries. In May 2000, the successful flotation on the new market of the Frankfurter stock exchange took place. Today, Energiekontor AG is noted in the General Standard-Segment of the Frankfurter stock exchange. The total investment capacity of all Wind parks built to date 30/06/05 was 560 Mio. EUR. With 5000 investors, 60 wind parks with a total installed power of 410 MW have been built.

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