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Technology neutral tender 2019 determined

The technology neutral tender round for 2019 has now 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 (2019 prices) with a bid cap of 6 øre per kWh.

The technology neutral tender, which was open for bids from 27 September 2019 with a deadline for bids 27 November 2019 has now been determined.

The Danish Energy Agency has received in total 7 bids with projects of 135 MW onshore wind turbines and 136 MW solar PV installations (DC capacity). 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. This corresponds to 181 MW onshore wind equivalents or the electricity consumption of approx. 154,000 Danish households. The weighted average price premium of the winning bids is 1.54 øre per kWh or approx. 0.21 Eurocent 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 price premium is granted as pay-as-bid meaning that each winning tenderers will receive the price premium that was including in their bid on top of the market price for electricity.

Find information regarding the winners in the factsheet at:

https://ens.dk/en/our-services/current-tenders/tender-scheme-wind-and-solar-pv-2018-2019

Contact:

Head of Media Relations Ture Falbe-Hansen, tel.: +45 25 13 78 46, email: tfh@ens.dk

Sobia Waheed, tel.: +45 33 92 66 36, email: sow@ens.dk

Emil Axelsen, tel.: +45 33 92 77 01, email: eax@ens.dk

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The Danish Energy Agency is responsible for tasks linked to energy production, supply and consumption, as well as Danish efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The Agency is also responsible for supporting the economical optimisation of utilities that in addition to energy includes water, waste and telecommunication.

We are also responsible for user conditions, supply obligation and telecommunication statistics, as well as water supply and waste management.

The Danish Energy Agency was established in 1976, and is an agency under the Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities.

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Ture Falbe-Hansen

Ture Falbe-Hansen

Press contact Head of Media Relations Danish Energy Agency +45 25 13 78 46
Morten Christensen

Morten Christensen

Press contact Team Leader Danish Energy Agency +45 3392 6858

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The work of the Danish Energy Agency involves matters relating to energy supply and consumption, as well as Danish efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The Agency is also responsible for Danish building policy and promotes more sustainable building with regard to energy consumption, use of materials and economic issues.

The Agency is responsible for the entire chain of tasks linked to energy production and supply, transportation and consumption, including energy efficiency and savings as well as Danish national CO2 targets and initiatives to limit emissions of greenhouse gasses. The Agency supports building-policy initiatives to increase the productivity and quality of building as well as the operation and maintenance of buildings, with focus on sustainable building. The Agency also collaborates with the building sector to establish a good framework for the industry.

The Danish Energy Agency was established in 1976, and is an agency under the Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities.

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