The fifth capacity auction organised by EPEX in 2020 for the year 2021 took place on Thursday 15th October. The price of the capacity is slightly higher at €32,693/MW, bringing the average auction price for 2021 to €29,671/MW.
As a reminder, the average reference price of the capacity auctions was 19,458 €/MW for the year 2020.
The third capacity auction for the year 2022 also took place this Thursday, with a sharp fall in price from €38,966/MW to €18,100/MW. The auction during the year for the 2020 capacity guarantees, on the other hand, was higher than the previous auction, at 53,633 €/MW. The ceiling price for the capacity mechanism was set at €60,000/MW by CRE for the years 2020, 2021 and 2022.