The sixth capacity auction organized by EPEX in 2020 for the year 2021 took place on Thursday, December 10. The price of the capacity is up at €39,095/MW, bringing the average auction price for 2021 to €31,242/MW.
As a reminder, the average reference price of the capacity auctions was 19,458 €/MW for the year 2020.
The fourth capacity auction for the year 2022 also took place this Thursday with a stable price at €18,221/MW. However, the auction during the year, for the 2020 capacity guarantees, was lower than the previous auction, at €40,000/MW compared to €53,634/MW a month earlier. As a reminder, the ceiling price for the capacity mechanism has been set at €60,000/MW by the CRE for the years 2020, 2021 and 2022.