1.12 GW Solar Tender Launched In Germany

Bundesnetzagentur Caps €0.057/kWh Tariff For June 1, 2022 Solar PV Auction

1.12 GW Solar Tender Launched In Germany

As part of the government’s plans to auction 3.6 GW solar power capacity in 2022 in the form of 3 rounds, Bundesnetzagentur has launched the 2nd auction for 1.125 GW. In the previous round, it awarded 1.08 GW solar. Pictured is a solar park next to an airport runway in Weeze, Germany. (Illustrative Photo; Photo Credit: Aerovista Luchtfotografie/Shutterstock.com)

  • Bundesnetzagentur has launched large scale solar capacity auction offering 1.125 GW capacity
  • The capacity is distributed between Baden Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt regions
  • Maximum applicable tariff is €0.057 per kWh and last date to submit bids is June 1, 2022

The German Federal Network Agency or Bundesnetzagentur has launched a tender for 1.125 GW of large scale solar power capacity to be auctioned on June 1 2022.

This ground mounted capacity can be developed on arable land and grassland in disadvantaged areas, distributed between Baden Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt.

Tariffs are expected to not exceed €0.057 per kWh. This ceiling tariff is the average of bid values of the highest bid awarded in the last 3 auction rounds.

Bids can be submitted latest by June 1, 2022, as per the agency’s tender notice.  

In the March 1, 2022 auction round, Bundesnetzagentur awarded 1.08 GW of ground mounted solar power capacity with highest winning tariff being €0.0555 per kWh and weighted average tariff of €0.0519 per kWh (see Germany Awards 1.08 GW Solar In Auction).

These auctions are part of the agency’s mandate to award 3.6 GW solar power capacity to projects of more than 751 kW in the form of 3 tenders to be held within 2022.

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