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Hungary launches third renewables auction

The Hungarian energy regulator expects to contract around 300 GWh of renewable energy in the procurement exercise.

Hungary’s second renewables auction concludes with lowest bid of $0.0549/kWh

The auction has been significantly oversubscribed and has seen 36 successful projects among 257 submitted. Around 390 GWh of power was contracted and will be provided exclusively by PV projects.

100 MW solar park comes online in eastern central Europe

The solar plant is located in Kaposvàr, southwest Hungary, and will sell power at €0.09/kWh under the country’s feed-in tariff regime.

Hungary’s second renewables auction attracts lowest bid of $0.0523/kWh

According to the Hungarian authorities, 253 of the procurement exercise’s 255 pre-selected projects are for photovoltaic plants. Around 390 GWh will be contracted in an auction that has been significantly oversubscribed.

Hungarian utility concludes own 300 MW PV auction

Power company MVM will add new generation capacity to the 100 MW of solar it already operates in its homeland.

Hungary to launch renewables auction in July

The maximum size of eligible projects has been increased from 20 MW to 50 MW. The Hungarian government aims to contract around 390 GWh of generating capacity per year, with 40h GW to be reserved for the Small PVPP category, including installations between 300 kW and 1 MW in size. It will set aside 350 GWh for the Large PVPP group, which includes projects ranging in size from 1 MW to 50 MW.


Hungary to hold another renewables auction this year

In its next procurement exercise, the Hungarian government will allocate 77% of the available renewable subsidies that it failed to assign in March’s auction.

Hungary allocates 131.4 MW of PV in renewables auction

Solar developers secured 131.4 MW of the capacity awarded in the auction, while a biomass installation accounted for the remaining 500 kW of capacity. The national energy regulator will provide 15-year feed-in premium payments to the winning projects.


A commercial bifacial HJT solar cell with 24.1% efficiency

The cell is being manufactured by Switzerland-headquartered Ecosolifer with a manufacturing line provided by heterojunction specialist Meyer Burger at a 100 MW factory located in Hungary. The claimed efficiency is yet to be confirmed by an independent party.


Solar set to sweep the board in Hungary’s first renewables auction with $0.067/kWh the lowest bid

Of 169 pre-selected projects, one is a project for landfill gas production; the remaining 348.5 MW of generation capacity comes from solar projects. The auction’s final results are expected in spring.

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