The deadline for submission of bids for Spanish assets of German utility E.ON’s was yesterday. The assets have an installed capacity of 4.3 GW, mostly thermal generation but also including 1.1 GW of renewables capacity.
Although there is no formal information about the the bidders, according to different sources, the following companies were interested in the assets at some point:
The company's portfolio is formed by 21 percent coal, 50 percent natural gas, 18 percent hydro, and 11 percent solar and wind. It includes one of the most efficient gas-fired power plants in the country and, as part of a joint venture, two state-of-the-art 50 MW concentrated solar power plants.
The 32,000 km power distribution network could be one of the most attractive assets of the portfolio.