Thieves forced their way into a solar farm near Wolgast between May 2nd and 9th and carried off 160 solar modules. In addition, further modules had been dismantled and prepared for removal. The damage caused is estimated at around EUR 80,000.
Thieves cut the fence of the Reppichau solar farm (located between Dessau and Köthen) and gained access to the site. They then cut a large number of solar panel cables, thus stealing around 20,000 m of copper cable. In addition, 18 rows of solar panels were affected. The damage is estimated at around 40,000 EUR.
Inverters worth 40,000 EUR were stolen from a solar plant in Ramsthal. In addition, the thieves caused property damage of 20,000 EUR. Whether there is a connection with the burglary in the PV farm Münnerstadt is currently unclear.
Near Bad Marienberg, 31 solar modules were stolen from a solar farm. They were presumably taken away with a small transporter or trailer. The amount of damage is about 5,000 EUR.
Thieves have struck at a PV park near Münnerstadt in Lower Franconia, stealing inverters worth EUR 75,000. In addition, there is property damage due to damage to the fence, fuse boxes and cables in the amount of approximately 20,000 EUR.
Probably over a period of months, unknown persons have visited the solar park Fronberg near Schwandorf several times and stolen more than 100 solar modules. Apparently, the theft went unnoticed for a longer period of time. The perpetrators cut through the fence and carried off the modules with at least one small truck. The damage amounts to approx. 13,000 EUR.
After a theft at a Brandenburg PV plant near Storkow, six suspects have been arrested. After previous investigative work by the Landeskriminalamt, the gang, which had entered from Poland, could be caught in the act. On a transporter were already 18 dismantled inverters in the value of approx. 80.000, - EUR. Obviously, further burglaries in the area of Oderbruch, South Brandenburg and other places were already on the account of this gang.
Unknown perpetrators probably penetrated the fenced area of the PV-park on Sunday and stole a large amount of non-ferrous metal. The damage amounts to approx. 8,000 EUR.
Theft of 110 solarpanels with a weight of 1,5 tons from a solar farm near Gruenewalde (Elbe-Elster) in Brandenburg. Damage about several 10.000 EUR
Thieves illegally gained access to the premises of the solar park and forcibly dismantled 3 inverters. The damage amounts to approx. 9,000 EUR.