Government is doing ‘everything wrong’ by keeping PV tenders small while larger wind auctions continue to flop, party says after latest PV contracts score average prices of €0.049/kWh.
New 287.11MW auction for ≤20 MW PV schemes sees Athens slightly trim capacity on offer from earlier tender, with bidding set to start at €66.02/MWh.
Launch of process to procure 500MW of grid-connected solar sees major Indian state push for low prices in line with earlier tenders this year.
French firm Akuo scores cheapest tariff and reaps 370MW of total 1.15GW awarded while Iberdrola bags 149MW by pledging to pay for grid space under second modality.
Claims of €20/MWh bids emerge as country sets sights on next week to publish results of 1.4GW tender, which must choose winners from 10GW worth of projects.
Sungrow, Jinko and Tongwei among the names to be awarded hundreds of MWs of project capacity.
Government confirms 10GW across 64 projects has applied for support from two-layered 1.4GW tender, meant to award contracts later this summer.
Tender reserved for projects of 20MW or less awards 142.883MW to 23 schemes, short of the 300MW initially put forward by Athens.
Ministry confirms extension until 7 July will help consider proposals from some 300 parties so far, keen to bid on 1.4GW tender meant to fuel solar boom.
Enerparc and Themis among winners of oversubscribed PV-only 150MW tender, which awarded 204MW-plus at average prices of €0.0547/kWh.
Figures released by regulator show bids of 200.26MW have been tabled for 300MW tender, seeking to support solar installations of 20MW or below.
Projects were originally to be joint ventures with the government.
Country opens consultation for tender offering solar and wind 20-year-PPA support on a competitive basis, with plans to hold event after summer.
Joint venture formed to deploy renewable portfolio of 900MW, featuring four solar plants and two onshore wind projects backed through post-auction 15-year PPAs.
Ethiopia has issued Request for Proposals (RFP) as part of its 250MWac Scaling Solar tender, asking the 12 pre-qualified bidders to submit their final proposals before the end of June.