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WindEurope warns against negative auction bids

If more countries introduce negative bids, where firms pay to establish wind projects, it could lead to higher electricity bills or more pressure on the supply chain, says the industry association.

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In connection with the tender regarding the Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark, wind power bids crossed a significant threshold. For the first time, a developer offered to pay for permission to establish a wind farm.

This was a development from the ”zero bids” which have previously been made in Germany and the Netherlands, and according to industry organization WindEurope, this is not a step in the right direction.

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