Policy for Solar Energy News

In this news category, we make you acquainted with global solar energy policies. Solar industry development in different countries is much dependent on local policies. Find out how governments support transfer to green energy, what subsidies and incentive programs they offer. We collect good practices of solar policies from all over the globe.

Bipartisan Michigan legislators present community solar-enabling legislation
Michigan residents and businesses can decrease their utility expenses, enhance the state's energy grid, and also join Michigan's growing solar economic climate under bipartisan legislation introduced on March 7 by state Senators Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) and also Ed McBroom (R-Waucedah Township).
Mar 8, 2023 // Policy, USA, Michigan, North America
Russian Aluminum Imports Sanctioned With 200% Tariff by The US
President Joe Biden signed a proclamation to impose a 200% tariff on aluminum imports from Russia, citing threats to national security. This tariff will affect solar panel frames, racking, and structural mounts used in photovoltaic arrays.
Feb 28, 2023 // Tariffs, Policy, USA, Aluminum, North America, Joe Biden
Maryland bill would certainly boost residential rooftop solar grants
On Feb. 16, a coalition of rooftop solar advocates, workforce development groups, power equity champions and also renewable energy business launched a campaign to promote for regulations that would make solar power more easily accessible and also economical for all Marylanders.
Feb 16, 2023 // Residential, Policy, Rooftop PV, USA, North America, Maryland Rooftop Solar Coalition, Brian Feldman, Lily Qi
More Than 100K Jobs In Clean Energy Announced Since US Adopted Climate Law - Study
Since the Inflation Reduction Act became law in August 2020, companies have announced more than 100,000 clean energy jobs in the US, according to an analysis by the nonprofit advocacy group Climate Power. The law provides billions of dollars in tax credits and other incentives to develop green industries.
Feb 7, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, North America, Joe Biden
IFC to Help Kyrgyzstan Develop Renewable Projects Through PPP Model
Concerning 100-150 MW of grid-connected solar energy will be attached through the partnership. IFC will certainly advise Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, Kyrgyzstan, on structuring a public-private partnership (PPP) to mobilize economic sector experience and capital to construct and run a pilot solar plant.
Jan 19, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Asia, world bank, international finance corporation, ifc, Solar Project, Kyrgyzstan, Muneer Ferozie, Taalaibek Ibraev
Iran Aims To Get International Solar Alliance Membership
Currently, the share of renewables in Iran's power generation is only a little over 1.1%. According to the Ministry of Energy, solar power plants have an annual production of 455.28 megawatts as well as a share of a little over 50 percent of renewable power. Wind power plants, on the other hand, have a share of 34.31%.
Jan 9, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Asia, North America, Iran, wind power plants, solar power plants, Renewable Electricity, Antigua and Barbuda, Solar Farms, international solar alliance, installed capacity, Sixth Development Plan
France to Vote on Landmark Renewable Energy Acceleration Bill Tomorrow
Formerly, the French Senate included amendments to also consist of mayors and national heritage commission, granting them veto rights concerning wind projects while also enforcing high minimum distance from shore requirements for the set up of offshore wind farms.
Jan 9, 2023 // Policy, France, Europe, European Union, Wind Energy, solar farm, windeurope, wind farm, Amendments to RE Acceleration Bill, French Senate, Gas imports, National Assembly, Renewable Energy Acceleration Bill
Draft Solar Policy of Delhi Wants 6000 MW Installation by 2025
The 2016 Solar Policy targeted to mount just 2000 MW of solar energy by 2025. Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia claimed that 6,000 MW will heighten the solar energy share in the annual power demand of Delhi from 9 per cent to 25 per cent by 2025.
Jan 2, 2023 // Policy, India, Asia, rooftop solar, Delhi Draft Solar Policy, Delhi government, Delhi Solar Cell, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, generation-based incentives, Manish Sisodia
Major modifications for private PV systems in California
In the US state of California, among the world's largest photovoltaic markets and also without a doubt the biggest market for personal PV systems in the United States, the regulatory authority responsible for public utilities, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), has actually made serious changes to the tariffs for tiny as well as medium-sized solar.
Dec 21, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Policy, USA, CPUC, California Public Utilities Commission, North America
Germany parliament accepts windfall tax
Germany's Bundestag has actually accepted the introduction of a windfall levy on excessive earnings from renewable resource generation as part of a bundle of actions indicated to cap gas and also electrical power prices through April 2024.
Dec 19, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Germany, Europe
UK ministers eliminate new solar restrictions for England
Environment Secretary Thérèse Coffey backs more growth, consisting of projects on 3b land
Dec 7, 2022 // Policy, UK, Europe, RISHI SUNAK, Mark Spencer
France to require all huge car parks to be covered by photovoltaic panels
Legislation accepted by Senate will apply to existing as well as new car parks with space for a minimum of 80 vehicles
Nov 10, 2022 // Policy, Rooftop PV, France, Europe, emmanuel macron, Liz Truss
UK’s PM Sunak Will Announce Accelerated Renewables Plan at COP27
UK's PM SunakRishi Sunak, Britain's Prime Minister, will certainly pledge to hasten the UK's switch to renewable resource when he speaks before the U.N. climate change summit at COP27. On November 2, 2022, Sunak determined at the last minute to participate in the climate talks, reversing a decision to forego the annual event that had actually been roundly criticised by environmentalists as well as political opponents.
Nov 7, 2022 // Policy, UK, Europe, Glasgow, Climate Change, RISHI SUNAK, COP26 summit, COP27, U.N. climate change summit
300 companies oppose FEMA clean energy structural code adjustments
Three-hundred as well as eighteen clean energy firms are calling on International Code Council (ICC) voters to reject a code proposal from FEMA that might create a spike in price for U.S. clean energy projects, and instead recommended a set of concession services.
Oct 18, 2022 // Policy, USA, North America, Abigail Ross Hopper, FEMA, International Code Council, ICC
Labour challenges plan to limit solar development
Shadow net zero secretary will certainly see a PV farm to highlight the opposition party's promise to triple UK PV growth
Oct 14, 2022 // Policy, UK, Europe, Ed Miliband, Liz Truss, Labour Party