IPP’s success bagging 15-year PPA for ‘very advanced’ project north of Lisbon comes as consultants say tender’s record-low prices underscore greater appetite for merchant risks.
UK player taps into one of Latin America’s solar markets-of-the-moment by purchasing Enerlife’s assets and taking on key staff of Brazilian auction winner.
Tender reserved for projects of 20MW or less awards 142.883MW to 23 schemes, short of the 300MW initially put forward by Athens.
Solar tables 29.7GW of all 100GW-plus bids for A-6 tender, Distributed generation hits threshold, Restaurant chain contracts 5.3MW of PV.
Figures released by regulator show bids of 200.26MW have been tabled for 300MW tender, seeking to support solar installations of 20MW or below.
Brasilia sets BRL276.00/MWh (US$69.31/MWh) ceiling solar price for June auction, while Buenos Aires records 128MW of PV bids ahead of July tender.
Country opens consultation for tender offering solar and wind 20-year-PPA support on a competitive basis, with plans to hold event after summer.
EBRD to help country tender 25MW of PV and 80MW of wind in 2019 and 2020 even as global experts argue 4.5GW of solar is possible if economics improve.