BayWa r.e. Solar Projects


Company Profile

Across solar, wind and bioenergy, at BayWa r.e we r.e. think energy – how it is produced, how it can be stored and how it can be best used. As a leading global renewable energy developer, service supplier, wholesaler and energy solutions provider we are actively shaping the future of energy. We deliver end-to-end project solutions involving planning, project development, turnkey construction, and ongoing technical and commercial operations management. We bring innovation, creativity and the expertise of successfully bringing over 2 GW of renewable energy online, while managing over 5 GW of renewable energy assets for our customers. Based in over 20 countries, BayWa r.e. is working with businesses worldwide to reduce carbon footprints and drive down energy costs. A leading global supplier to the solar wholesale market, BayWa r.e is a preferred partner for thousands of installers. We also have a rapidly growing energy trading business and supply tens of thousands of customers with green power. Every day, we are working hard to find new solutions, push technological boundaries and redefine service standards to make renewable energy even better. We are part of BayWa AG, a €16 billion group of businesses. Headquartered in Munich, BayWa has been providing market leading solutions within agriculture energy and building services for over 90 years.


Speaker Profile

 Dr. Benedikt Ortmann, Global Director Solar Projects, BayWa r.e.

Dr. Ortmann is the global head of BayWa r.e. Solar Projects. He looks back at more than 15 years of experience in photovoltaic projects all over the world and is responsible for BayWa’s 6+ GW solar pipeline and ca. 200 people staff worldwide to date. Prior to joining BayWa in 2011, Dr. Ortmann was the global head for solar projects at SOLON SE, Berlin and CFO of S.A.G. Solarstrom AG, Freiburg.

Dr. Ortmann will be speaking in the Spain Market Focus Panel (9.45 – 10.30).
See full agenda here.

Benedikt’s Opening Address: “The winner takes it all – LCOE of PV” will analyse the first subsidy free utility scale PV project in Spain (“Don Rodrigo”), and will compare the LCOE of PV with other technologies, showing an outlook on the spread of unsubsidised solar covering Europe, in the coming years.