Germany launches next round of solar and wind power tenders
The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has announced the next round of auctions for solar and wind power installations in Germany. In a press release, the agency said the auctions, with a capacity of 670 megawatts (MW) for wind and 182 MW for solar power, will take place on 1 October. The maximum support rate for wind power will be set at 6.3 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) and for solar power at 8.75 ct/kWh, according to BNetzA. Separate auctions will be held for each technology.
For background, read the CLEW dossier Onshore wind power in Germany.