Poland auctions over 2.2 GW of new onshore wind capacity

23/12/2019 10:49 Wind

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Poland's latest wind and solar auction resulted in successful bids for new onshore wind projects with a total capacity in excess of 2.2 GW, the Polish Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) said on Thursday.

The auction, held on December 5, was for onshore wind and solar projects with a capacity of over 1 MW. Almost 78 TWh of total electricity was sold.

 

The minimum auction price was PLN 162.83 (USD 40.97/EUR 37.24) per MWh, while the maximum bid stood at PLN 233.29/MWh, according to the regulator.

 

The average price of PLN 208/MWh, was below the current wholesale energy price of PLN 220/MWh, according to the Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA).

 

The ERO said that it received a total 164 bids in the auction. Out of the 101 successful projects with a total value of PLN 16.2 billion, onshore wind accounted for PLN 16.1 billion and solar for PLN 129 million.

Source: renewablesnow.com

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