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Croatia plans a new round for 2 GW of renewable projects

Croatia plans to hold another round of auctions for the allocation of premiums for renewable energy power plants, with a total quota of 2,010 MW. The country plans to allocate 1,050 MW for wind projects with a capacity of more than 3 MW, 856 MW for solar power plants of over 500 kW, 33 MW for biomass projects with a capacity of 500 kW to 2 MW and 10 MW for innovative technologies.

In April 2022, the Croatian Energy Market Operator (HROTE), which operates the wholesale electricity market and incentivises the development of renewables, launched an auction for 630 MW of renewable power capacity, including 300 MW of solar PV (projects above 500 kW), 300 MW of wind (projects above 3 MW), 10 MW of geothermal power (projects above 500 kW), 8 MW of biomass (projects between 500 kW and 5 MW), 8 MW of biogas (projects between 500 kW and 2 MW) and 4 MW of small hydropower (projects between 500 kW and 10 MW).