Danish Energy Agency announced the result of technology neutral tender
Post date: 09/12/2019 - 11:36
The Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen) announced that the technology neutral tender round for 2019 has been determined and has resulted in a record low level of aid to onshore wind turbines and solar PV. The budget for the tender round was DKK 258 million ($38.2 million). The agency has received in total 7 bids with projects of 135 MW onshore wind turbines and 136 MW solar PV installations. In total, it is expected that 7 contracts will be signed including 2 contracts with 72 MW onshore turbines, 2 contracts with 97 MW onshore turbines and solar PV installations and 3 contracts with 83 MW solar PV installations. The weighted average price premium of the winning bids is 0.21 Eurocent ($0.23) per kWh. Wind and solar PV installations covered by the winning bids must be connected to the grid within two years from contract signing and the aid period is 20 years.
The Danish Energy Agency was established in 1976, and is an agency under the Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities. It is responsible for tasks linked to energy production, supply and consumption, as well as Danish efforts to reduce carbon emissions.