The Hungarian Energy and Utilities Regulatory Authority (MEKH) announced a third METÁR tender aimed a supporting electricity production using renewable energy sources. The METÁR system was created in 2017 to enhance new power plants investments through green premium grants awarded within the framework of a tender procedure.
MEKH announced the application in two categories in April 2021:
- For a capacity between 0.3 and 1 MW, allocation of up to HUF 200 million per year in subsidies for the production of 50 GWh of energy;
- For a larger capacity up to 20 GW, allocation of up to HUF 250 million per year in subsidies for the production of 250 GWh of energy
The new call will provide support for a total of 300 GWh of electricity generation per year, thus contributing to the goal set in the Climate and Nature Protection Action Plan to increase the capacity of solar power plants six-fold in ten years. Tender dossiers can be submitted from 1 July 2021 to 30 July 2021.