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.

New Chinese policy proposition stories terminate of national solar aids
A draft proposal put forward by China's National Development and also Reform Commission might see aids for brand-new solar projects terminated, beginning this year.
Apr 9, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, China, Asia, residential solar, subsidies, policy, regulation
Biden suggests 10-year ITC expansion in US$ 2tn infrastructure investment strategy
United States President Joe Biden has actually included a 10-year expansion for the Investment Tax Credit for both clean power generation and also energy storage as part of a US$ 2 trillion framework investment strategy to be revealed today.
Apr 1, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, ITC, North America, investment tax credit, congress, biden, biden administration
Massachusetts guv indicators climate bill
Massachusetts guv Charlie Baker signed a state climate expense on Friday that develops standards for the adoption of solar energy innovations.
Mar 29, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, North America, net metering, utility solar, climate bill
Slow solar rollout worsening grid supply worries, French system driver RTE advises
France's grid operator RTE has warned of tighter than projection power supply margins, with hold-ups to renewables growth in the nation expected to exacerbate a shortfall of nuclear generation.
Mar 25, 2021 // Plants, Grids, Policy, France, Europe, grid, policy, decarbonisation, renewables, regulation, rte, system operator, Xavier Piechaczyk
FERC signals mention support for solar projects in PURPA, MOPR rulings
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has revealed key choices this week giving quality as well as to solar developers within the United States, while signalling state support further down the line.
Mar 22, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, FERC, North America, PJM Interconnection, auctions and tenders, floor price, MINIMUM offer price rule, MOPR, Gizelle Wray, Jessica Bayles
Vietnam's draft PDP8 has failed to recognize the need of creating a much more flexible system that can accommodate a transforming modern technology mix
Vietnam's just recently released draft power growth prepare for 2021-2030 (PDP8) has fallen short to recognize the value of developing an extra flexible system that can accommodate a changing modern technology mix, according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
Mar 11, 2021 // Policy, Market Research, Asia, coal, Vietnam, policy, IEEFA, renewables, PDP8
Berlin aims to introduce regulation for intallations of PV rooftop systems
The Berlin Us senate has passed a solar law for the funding. According to the draft, building owners need to mount photovoltaic systems on brand-new buildings from January 1, 2023, as well as additionally on existing buildings if the roofing system with an area of more than 50 square meters is "substantially changed." New structures would certainly need to cover at least 30 percent of their gross roof covering location, as well as existing buildings a minimum of 30 percent of their internet roof location with solar systems.
Mar 4, 2021 // Policy, Rooftop PV, Germany, Europe, rooftop PV
New York State Office of Renewable Energy Siting releases standard permitting guidelines for large-scale renewables
Ecological teams praised the New york city State Office of Renewable Energy Siting's release of a last governing structure to increase renewable energy growth. The regulatory framework will substantially quicken the growth of renewable energy projects while keeping the state's strong ecological and also public engagement criteria as well as help the state get to the goals described in the Climate Leadership and Community Defense Act (CLCPA). The completion of these guidelines will aid boost New york city's clean energy economic climate and also the 10s of countless tasks that include it.
Mar 4, 2021 // Large-Scale, Policy, USA, North America, Anne Reynolds, Renewable Energy Siting, Julie Tighe
Biden management supports Trump's elimination of bifacial tariff exemption
The Biden administration has upheld former United States Head of state Donald Trump's controversial choice to eliminate a tariff exception for bifacial solar panel imports.
Mar 4, 2021 // Tariffs, Policy, USA, Donald Trump, North America, Bifacial panels, bifacial solar, biden, Heather Zichal, manufacturing capacity, solar imports
ANPIER urges Spanish authorities to curb building of mega-solar projects
Spain needs to restrict the size of brand-new solar parks to motivate the deployment of smaller sized projects located better to consumers, the country's National Association of Photovoltaic Power Producers (ANPIER) has actually claimed.
Mar 2, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Spain, Europe, distribution, sfi con london, anpier, Miguel Ángel Martínez-Aroca
New bifacial modules tax exemption policy in the US
A slip assessment gave on November 19, 2020, the United States Court of International Trade ("USCIT") allowed the inconvenience of taxes on bifacial sun oriented boards, a triumph for the Trump organization's years-long exertion to restrict imports of unfamiliar made sun powered advances.
Mar 2, 2021 // Policy, USA, pv modules, Trump, North America, bifacial modules, Joe Biden
Australia gives new priority condition to AU$ 22bn renewable resource export project
An Australian solar-plus-storage project that intends to provide 20% of Singapore's electricity need has actually been marked as a priority initiative by advising group Facilities Australia.
Mar 1, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, ENERGY STORAGE, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Michael Gunner, solar-plus-storage, Sun Cable, transmission, AAPL, australia solar, Infrastructure Australia, renewables export
Jennifer Granholm validated to lead Department of Energy
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm was verified by the Senate to lead the nation's Department of Energy by a 64-35 ballot on Feb. 25. Granholm will certainly head the company that's mostly in charge of accomplishing Head of state Biden's vision of drastically reducing UNITED STATE energy discharges and setting a path towards net-zero by 2050.
Feb 26, 2021 // Policy, USA, North America, Abigail Ross Hopper, department of energy, Jennifer Granholm
Mexican government contacted to reboot energy transition
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Global Solar Council (GSC) have contacted Mexican lawmakers to prevent modifications to the country's Electricity Act, Ley de la Industria Electrica (LIE), which present what they call "an absolute hazard" to private financial investment in tidy energy.
Feb 25, 2021 // Policy, Latin america, IRENA, Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, North America, cfe, solar investment, auctions and tenders, global solar council
European solar initiative aims to open PV benefits
EIT InnoEnergy and also SolarPower Europe want to accelerate the continent's climate schedule and economic recuperation
Feb 24, 2021 // Policy, Europe, eit innoenergy, SolarPower