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Solar energy

Creating Value

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Leveraging our expertise to prosper in this sector

Our focus is on an industrial-scale approach making solar energy more competitive by reducing capital expenditure and operations and maintenance costs. Finding the best sites is the first step along the road to success. The strength of our projects and the quality of our experience fuel our ambition for further growth. We aim to deliver the highest performing, most efficient projects, optimizing costs while providing tailor-made solutions for our customers. We also keep pace with new technology and advancements in this growing area of our diverse renewable energy portfolio.

New Energy, Real Solutions

With a current development pipeline consisting of more than 1 gigawatt of utility-scale solar, RWE Renewables is well-positioned to continue leveraging our experience as a utility operator and independent power producer to deliver the highest quality solar energy projects to our customers. We are committed to building long-term partnerships with our customers, which is why we provide unparalleled landowner and customer relationships, from design through construction and operation.

Solar Energy Basics

Main Components

Solar PV Technology has three main component groups: a) Structures, b) Modules, c) Inverters.


Structures can also be thought of as trackers, pointing the module toward the sun. This can be performed by a fixed orientation or by a single-axis or dual-axis tracking the path of the sun across the sky.


Modules contain a semiconductor material that can convert sunlight into electricity. Electricity is collected in bus-bars and fed into the direct current (DC) system of a PV Farm.


The inverter receives direct current (DC) input from all the modules. DC input is then converted to alternating current (AC) output and fed directly into the electric grid. The inverter controls the solar PV farm by setting the maximum power point of the overall plant.

Solar projects and locations

Tailor-made industrial solutions for our customers.

To our solar power projects
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