Bulletin: Registration and project bids closing soon for the 6GW Capacity Investment Scheme tender

Registration and project bids are closing soon for Australia’s largest-ever single tender for renewable energy.

The 6 GW renewable electricity generation tender is currently open, but project proponents must register by 5pm (AEST) 19 June 2024 in order to submit the bids. Project bids will close at 5 pm (AEST) 1 July 2024.

This round of Capacity Investment Scheme (CIS) tender, namely CIS Tender 1 – NEM Generation, seeks to deliver 6 GW of renewable electricity generation across the National Electricity Market (NEM).

To learn more about the tender process and the competitive merit assessment, please read our previous article Kicking off Australia’s largest-ever renewables tender: What you need to know.

The Hamilton Locke New Energy team will follow up with updates on the CIS tenders in the coming weeks and months.

If you are unsure where your project stands, or to stay informed on the evolving challenges and opportunities in the renewable energy sector, please reach out to our experts Matt Baumgurtel and David O’Carroll.



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