The state of multitechnology auctions in Europe

The Recast of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) foresees the use of auctions which are open for all
technologies as a means for determining the support level for electricity generation based on renewable
energy sources. It also includes reasons for differentiating between technologies, e.g. based on grid
integration costs or the need for diversification of electricity supply. A similar regulation has already been in
place since 2014, when the Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection and energy 2014-2020
(2014/C 200/01) were published.

This report gives an overview of the current state of multi-technology auctions in the EU Member States.
Section 2 defines different forms of multi-technology auctions and summarizes the debate on advantages
and drawbacks of such auctions, Section 3 gives a summary of the development of multi-technology
auctions in the EU. Section 4 assesses in more detail the multi-technology auctions on country level. Section
5 summarizes and concludes.

Continue reading / download the report here.

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