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2.4 Support mechanisms in central, eastern and south-eastern countries Support mechanisms in this region differ from country to country24. All countries analysed have set up dedicated support mechanisms for wind energy in the form of feed-in tariffs, feed-in premiums or green certificates. The former two are most common, but the two largest wind energy markets in the region, Poland and Romania, use green certificates.

TABLE 2.6 SUPPORT MECHANISMS IN EU NEWER MEMBER STATES, CROATIA25, SERBIA, TURKEY AND UKRAINE

Country

Currency

Mechanism

Amount

Duration

Bulgaria

Lev

Feed-in

€67.8 or €76 per MWh depending on Full Load Hours.

12 years

Croatia

Kuna

Feed-in

€95.6/MWh

14 years

Czech Republic

Koruna

Reference price

Difference between hourly electricity market price and reference price still to be determined

20 years

Hungary

Forint

Tender

Case-by-case

Case-by-case

Poland

Zloty

Certificates

Market value (substitution fee €62/MWh in 2011)

10 + years

Romania

Lei

Certificates

Two certificates/MWh with €28 floor and €57.4 cap

2017

Russia

Rouble

Premium and Feed-in

Not in operation

Premium until government targets met. Feed-in for 10 years

Serbia

Dinar

Feed-in

€95/MWh

12 years

Slovakia

Euro

Feed-in

€72.29/MWh

15 years

Slovenia

Euro

Feed-in and reference price

Less than 5MW feed-in €95.38/MWh. Difference to reference price, €50.75/ MWh less than 10 MW and €38.76 more than 10 MW

15 years

Turkey

Lira

Feed-in

€56.6/MWh plus a premium for use of local content €0.47 to €1.01/MWh

Ukraine

Hryvnia

Feed-in

€55.22/MWh multiplied by 1.2 to 2.1 according to wind farm capacity

2030

* Currency exchange date: 24 September 2012 3.1.1 Power market overview

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