SWEB is a North American subsidiary of W.E.B Group, a community-owned renewable energy developer headquartered in Austria. W.E.B Group has been involved in planning, developing, financing, constructing, and operating renewable energy projects for over 20 years. Currently, W.E.B Group has a total of 416 MW of installed capacity in Austria, Germany, Italy, the Czech Republic, France, Canada, and the United States. The group develops, constructs, and operates, wind, solar, and small-scale hydroelectric projects with wind energy representing the largest proportion of its projects.
By the nature of the community-ownership of SWEB, the company has extensive experience in community engagement and have worked with local stakeholder groups on projects in Nova Scotia, and across Canada and the northeastern United States. Through the involvement of community members throughout Nova Scotia, SWEB has successfully developed and commissioned three phases of community-owned wind energy projects, totaling 12 projects, 20 WTGs and 39.63MW of installed capacity under the Community Feed-in Tariff (COMFIT) program. SWEB has also commissioned a community-owned wind energy project in Maine, known as Pisgah Mountain, which is a 9 MW wind energy project located in Clifton, Maine.