The first auction, to be held on December 30, will be for a total capacity of 100 MW for small, sub-1 MW installations; a further 300 MW of PV capacity will be auctioned in 2017. Poland is to hold its first ever solar power auction later this month, kicking off tender process that will deliver 400 MW of PV capacity to the country. A ceiling price of PLN 465/MWh ($110.5/MWh) has been set by the Ministry, with support granted for 15 years. By the midway point of 2016, Poland’s cumulative solar PV capacity stood above 150 MW, of which systems smaller than 40 kW comprised 60 MW. According to Gramwzielone.pl research, some 21 MW of additional small scale (<40kW) solar capacity was added in the third quarter of the year.