A Flash Note from Make Consulting analyzes the dynamics that must be in place for the tender to draw broad participation while contributing to steady cost reduction. An effective balance of tendering and open-door procedure could potentially enable France to deliver on its renewable energy targets while fostering cost reduction.
Keys points in the research include:
- France announced a 3-GW tender plan for onshore wind, with the first auction slated to take place in November 2017
- An exemption option from participating in tenders may be provided for projects with up to six turbines
- The tenders will enable hitting wind targets and driving cost reduction
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