Deutsche Bahn Buys More Offshore Wind Power from RWE

Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) and RWE have signed another long-term power purchase agreement for electricity generated at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm.

Under the new PPA, RWE will deliver 190 GWh of electricity generated at the 288 MW wind farm every year from 2025 onward.

Back in November 2020, Deutsche Bahn and RWE signed a 15-year PPA for the delivery of 260 GWh of electricity annually from Amrumbank West. The electricity will be delivered from 2024 to 2039.

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Deutsche Bahn and RWE also have in place a long-term PPA for 25 MW of capacity at the 295 MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm.

Amrumbank West Comprises 80 Siemens 3.6 MW wind turbines installed some 35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland and 37 kilometres west of the North Frisian island of Amrum, inside the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the North Sea.

The wind farm has been in full operation since 2015.

Photo: RWE