Release date: 3 November 2020
Promoter – Financial IntermediaryWINDLANDKRAFT GMBH
Construction and operation of two windparks in lower Austria with a total capacity of 51.5 MW.
The development of wind energy supports EU and national targets for renewable energy generation and contributes to the Bank's renewable energy objectives. The project further contributes to the Bank's priority objectives for climate action.
- Energy - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 43 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 87 million
The authorisation of both wind farms was subject to an environmental impact assessment (EIA) process. Permit amendment processes are ongoing at the time of appraisal. Some turbines are located close to sites of nature conservation and also close to other wind farms.
The European Commission has exempted all contracts which are being awarded to implement electricity generation projects in Austria from the scope of the Utilities Directive. No public procurement is required.
Approved - 16/12/2020
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).