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Alternus Energy Fourth Quarter 2021 – highest growth on record for both quarter and full year

By February 16, 2022No Comments

Full Year Revenues booked at EUR 20.6 million – 540% increase YoY

 

Dublin, 16 February 2022 International Renewable Independent Power Producer (IPP) Alternus Energy Group Plc (OSE: ALT) (the “Company” or “Alternus”) announces its unaudited financial results for Q4 2021 and the 2021 fiscal year.

Compared against the previous year, Alternus is now over five times larger in recurring long-term revenues and gross margins, and just under four times larger in operating assets, with a backlog of contracted and pipeline projects.

Commenting on the quarter and annual financial results, Vincent Browne, Chairman and CEO, said:

“These results reaffirm Alternus Energy’s ability to execute and deliver on our ambitious growth targets. We have met and exceeded every target we set for ourselves at the beginning of the 2021 fiscal year. Having integrated the Unisun team and by adding key resources across the whole organisation, I believe we are now well positioned to continue our growth and take full advantage of the large and growing market for solar and renewable energy over the next few years.” 

Key highlights for Q4 2021 are:

  • Power production increased to 16.4 GWh from 2.9 GWh
  • Booked revenues increased to EUR 7.5 million from EUR 0.3 million
  • EBITDA increased to EUR 3.5 million from EUR 0.1 million
  • Gross margins for the period were 73% of booked revenues
  • Net loss reduced to EUR 0.9 million from a loss of EUR 1.5 million in Q4 2020
  • Operating assets increased to 143MWp with acquisition of 13MWp operating parks in Poland
  • Total owned assets increased by 100MWp to 573MWp
  • Successfully completed EUR 20 million bond tap issuance
  • Spanish market entry with 35MWp park owned and in development
Key highlights for the full year (FY) 2021 are:
  • Power production increased to 70.1 GWh from 27.9 GWh
  • Booked revenues increased to EUR 20.6 million from EUR 3.8 million
  • EBITDA increased to EUR 10.6 million from EUR 0.3 million
  • Net income grew to EUR 9.5 million from loss of EUR 4.8 million for FY 2020
  • Operating assets increased to 143MWp from 30MWp
  • Annual Recurring Revenues increased to EUR 24.1 million from EUR 4 million
  • Total owned assets increased to 573MWp from 44MWp

Joseph Duey, CFO, added:

“The results for this quarter in particular, are demonstrative of the underlying financial performance generated from the growth in operating assets over the past year. The larger contracted backlog is testament to our flexible go to market strategy, differentiated business model and execution reputation with current and new industry partners.”

The Q4 2021 financial report is attached to the OSE filing and is available to view on the Alternus Energy website here.

About Alternus Energy

Established in 2016, Alternus Energy Group Plc is an international vertically integrated independent power producer (IPP). Headquartered in Ireland and listed on the Euronext Growth Market – Oslo, the Company develops, constructs, owns, and operates utility scale solar PV projects in multiple countries. The Company also has offices in Rotterdam and America.

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Our objective is to become a leading independent power producer in solar & renewable energy. By owning and operating a global network of distributed and connected green energy power plants, we aim to cater for the ever-growing need for sustainable energy production while also providing strong returns for our investors.