Greece Invites Consultation For Second RE Tender

Greek Energy Regulator RAE Opens Second Renewable Energy Tender For Consultation With Last Date Being October 15, 2018; Solar PV To Get Maximum 194 MW In Two Categories & Wind 129 MW
03:20 PM (Beijing Time) - 15. October 2018
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Greece is getting ready for the second renewable energy tender for which it is seeking feedback from interested stakeholders. In the previous round auctioned in July 2018, it awarded 106 MW to PV. Pictured is the northernmost part of the Greek island Kalymnos. (Photo Credit: KF/www.goodfreephotos.com)

Key Takeaways

  • Greek energy regulator RAE is inviting consultation from interested stakeholders for its planned public call for proposals for renewable energy projects
  • Solar PV has been allotted a total of maximum 194 MW capacity under two categories
  • One PV category is for projects with 1 MW or below capacity, a second category will award projects with system rangeing between 1 MW and 20 MW
  • Third category is for wind power plants - total capacity tendered is 129 MW
  • Last date to submit feedback to RAE on the renewable energy tender process is October 15, 2018

The Energy Regulatory Authority of Greece, RAE is seeking consultation for its public call for proposals for renewable energy projects. Interested stakeholders have time till October 15, 2018 to submit their feedback. The call for consultation was issued on October 9, 2018 on its website.

Like the first tender, all renewable energy project capacities are offered in three categories. First category is for PV plants with an installed capacity of less than or equal to 1 MW, with 94 MW in total being tendered. Up to 100 MW will be allocated for the second category that requires PV stations of more than 1 MW capacity up to 20 MW. The  third category with 129 MW is for wind power plants between more than 3 MW and less than or equal to 50 MW.

November 2, 2018 is the deadline for tender proposals to be submitted online, and November 7, 2018 for physical submission of the documents.

The first renewable energy auction in the country saw solar claiming 106 MW out of total awarded capacity of more than 277 MW (see First Greek RE Auction Awards 106 MW PV).

Anu Bhambhani

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