Portugal announces winners in 670-MW solar auction
Source: EBRD (www.ebrd.com)
The Portuguese government has published the list of winning bids in the country's solar auction held in August, which awarded 670 MW.
With the world's record low price of EUR 11.14 (USD 13.12) per MWh in one of the lots, the auction saw South Korean firm Hanwha Q Cells secure six out of 12 lots, or 315 MW in total.
The full list of winners is presented in the table below.
Hanwha Q Cells GmbH
Green Show Lda
Endesa Generacion Portugal
Iberdrola Renewables Portugal SA
Solarengoradar - Unipessoal Lda
According to the document, Solarengoradar is the firm that made the record-low bid.
The ceiling price in the tender was EUR 41.54 and EUR 41.73 per MWh depending on the lots. About 483 MW of the awarded capacity will come with an energy storage element built in, a first for the country, the government mentioned previously.