French tender for innovative solar projects awards 173 MW

Jan 6, 2023 01:52 PM ET
  • The French Ministry of Ecological Transition has marked the winning standing to 172.9 MW of projects in a tender for innovative solar photovoltaic (PV) installments.
French tender for innovative solar projects awards 173 MW

A total amount of 66 candidates achieved success in the very first competitive round of its kind under the nation's PPE2 subsidy programme, the federal government introduced on Wednesday.

The tender was open for ground-mounted, roof and also agrivoltaic propositions with specific capacities of in between 100 kWp as well as 3 MWp. The ordinary cost of the winning bids came at EUR 84.46 (USD 88.94) per MWh.

The listing of winners includes France-based Technique Solaire Invest, Albioma SA (EPA: ABIO), Qair and Iberdrola Renovables, a regional unit of Spanish energy Iberdrola SA (BME: IBE). The names of all chosen programmers and also their projects can be seen on the federal government's website

With the PPE2 campaign, France seeks to allocate practically 29 GW of renewable power generation capacity via 2026. The total capacity looked for to be granted using the tenders in the group for innovative solar projects is 700 MW.

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