Königshovener Höhe onshore wind farm

An innogy lighthouse project

Windmills at the Königshovener Höhe wind farm, shot from the air on a misty day.

Working together to use windpower

Several windmills at the Königshovener Höhe wind farm have been built in a row alongside trees in a field.

Wind energy on land

The city of Bedburg (49 percent) and innogy (51 percent) collaborated to build the Königshovener Höhe wind farm on a renaturalised area of the Garzweiler open-cast mine. It has a total capacity of 67 megawatts. Each of the windmills, built by the company Senvion, is 200 metres high.

Königshovener Höhe wind farm at a glance

Project name Königshovener Höhe wind farm
Location 50181 Bedburg
Number of windmills 21
Hub height of windmills (m) 143
Total height of windmills (m) 200
Installed capacity 67 MW
Start of construction February 2014
Commissioned Q4, 2015

"I am delighted that the town of Bedburg has taken this opportunity to realise one of the largest and most powerful wind farm projects in North Rhine-Westphalia on Königshovener Höhe in cooperation with innogy. With this investment we have not only made a major contribution towards the transformation of the energy sector in Germany, but in the long term we will also achieve cost savings that will ultimately benefit all citizens of Bedburg."

Sascha Solbach, Mayor of Bedburg

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