Germany’s BayWa r.e. has purchased the UK based renewable energy service provider, Becon Consultancy
Courtesy of BayWa r.e.
Based in Scotland and established in 2009, Becon Consultancy has grown to be one of the leading service providers for high voltage maintenance and switching services, landscaping maintenance and civil groundworks for renewable energy schemes in the UK.
BayWa r.e. has seen strong growth in the UK market and has grown its serviced portfolio to over 1,000 MW of utility-scale wind and solar projects. This includes the operation and maintenance of the biggest solar farm in Northern Ireland and most recently a two-year contract for the management of solar plants on behalf of METKA EGN.
Tobias Bittkau, Managing Director of BayWa r.e. Operation Services GmbH, said, "BayWa r.e. is one of a few service providers in the UK, and globally, who is able to offer comprehensive wind and solar services. This latest acquisition forms part of a programme of ongoing investment designed to provide our clients with the very best technical services, digital systems and the most experienced and safest operators in the industry."
Stuart Beattie, Managing Director of Becon Consultancy, added, "We're very pleased to join the BayWa r.e group, which is a perfect fit for us. With our expertise and services now combined, I believe our capabilities and service offering to the UK market are now unmatched.”