GERMANY ONSHORE WIND 1.5 GW
ENERDATA - 15 Oct 2021 - The German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur or BNetzA) has published the results of the latest tenders for onshore wind with a bidding date set for 1 September 2021. The auction for 1,492 MW of onshore wind capacity attracted 210 bids totalling 1,824 MW. This is the first time a tender for onshore wind projects is oversubscribed since the December 2020 round. 44 bids were excluded and 1,494 MW were awarded, with prices ranging from €5.20c/kWh to €5.92c/kWh (weighted average of €5.79c/kWh, -2% compared to the previous round). The maximum value was set at €6c/kWh in this round. Many projects were awarded in Schleswig-Holstein (43 awards totalling 401 MW), North Rhine-Westphalia (51 awards, 315 MW) and Lower Saxony (19 awards, 265 MW). The next round of tenders for onshore wind energy is expected in February 2022.