13 Nov '17, 10am

Under the hammer: auctions turn up the pressure on wind

Under the hammer: auctions turn up the pressure on wind

The German language has long been creative in its use of compound words to succinctly describe complex ideas. One such word, Energiewende — literally, “energy change” — has become synonymous with Germany’s energy transition to renewable power. Another compound word gaining traction in the renewables industry is Schmerzgrenze — the threshold of discomfort or pain. Many are saying that such a Schmerzgrenze has already been crossed in the wind industry, with rock-bottom prices at recent energy tenders around the world putting pressure on manufacturers’ margins, resulting in rapid cost-cutting, shuttered factories, job losses and potentially more mergers to improve economies of scale. Dutch set December date for 700MW subsidy-free auction Read more In the past few years, tendering systems have generally replaced feed-in tariffs (FITs) as the preferred method of procuring renew...

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