Salzgitter chooses suppliers for solar power

Salzgitter is partnering with several regional companies for power supply from photovoltaic plants, Kallanish notes.

With IG Merbitz Solar, the project company for the PV power plant in Merbitz, it has concluded a green electricity supply agreement (PPA). Other companies involved are Energiesysteme Groß and Agrarbetrieb Gut Merbitz, with their PV project in Wettin-Löbejün.

The electricity will be generated by a ground-mounted photovoltaic system currently under construction at the Merbitz site in Saxony-Anhalt. In concluding this Power Purchase Agreement, strip-making unit Salzgitter Flachstahl has secured the supply of around 71 MWh/a of green electricity from Merbitz at a fixed price for ten years as from January 2025, in addition to the option of temporarily storing this electricity on site.

Christian Koehl Germany