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09 Dec 2016

Trend of falling prices continues in sixth solar PV auction round

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Federal Network Agency

Prices of winning bids for solar photovoltaic installations have gone down again in the latest round of tenders in Germany, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) said in a press release. 27 bids for a total of 163 megawatts of auctioned capacity were successful in the sixth and last round of bids under the current Renewable Energy Act (EEG) regulations. “This once again confirms the trend of falling prices,” said BNetzA president Jochen Homann. The average successful bid was at 6.9 cents/kilowatt-hour. In the previous round it was 7.23 ct/kWh. The lowest successful bid was 6.26 ct/kWh.

Read the press release in German here.


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