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.

EU legislators aim to raise 2030 discharges decreases target to 60%.
The European Parliament has actually enacted favour of a climate regulation that would elevate exhausts decrease targets as well as require EU member mentions to be carbon neutral by 2050.
Oct 8, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, Europe, Krista Mikkonen
California presents brand-new web metering program
The state's new net metering is a very anticipated, high-stakes case. It will successfully change the policies for the net metering tariff in California, which is arguably one of the most important policy mechanism for customer-sited solar of the last decade.
Sep 18, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Tariffs, Policy, USA, CPUC, North America, NEM tariff
French federal government thinks about cutting pre-2011 FITs
Financial paper Les Echos declares the government is mulling a renegotiation of historical feed-in contracts after the Court of Auditors in 2018 ruled the motivations also charitable.
Sep 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance, Policy, France, Europe, Xavier Daval, Les Echos, Arnaud Gossement, KilowattSol
Hydrogen economy requires public laws
According to the 2020 Global Gas Report by Snam, the International Gas Union and also BloombergNEF, public policies are required to sustain clean hydrogen reach commercial clusters and to facilitate large-scale use. The authors of the report recognized the benefits of using wind and solar to directly power electrolysis, but they do not dispose of the opportunity of using gas power with carbon capture storage space. The professionals of the three celebrations also identified barriers to get rid of for future development.
Sep 3, 2020 // Technology, Large-Scale, Storage, Policy, Solar to Fuel, hydrogen, BloombergNEF, Snam, 2020 Global Gas Report
Indian solar association requires immediate implementation of 50% BCD
India must established right away a basic customizeds obligation (BCD) of a minimum of 50% on solar tools to safeguard the future of neighborhood suppliers, the chairman of trade body All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) claimed.
Aug 21, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, India, China, pv modules, solar cells, Asia, tariffs, safeguard duty, basic customs duty, trade levy, Hitesh Doshi, aisia
New company version to assist utilities have as well as operate rooftop PV
Researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the U.S. have defined a utility-ownership design for roof PV they say can elevate power company investor earnings 2-5%.
Aug 20, 2020 // Technology, Residential, Markets & Finance, Policy, Rooftop PV, USA, rooftop PV, North America
Mexican regulatory authority opposes solar power communities and storage space
With the government having actually already introduced steps which will certainly decrease the quantity of renewables in the national energy mix, additionally new arrangements will limit the release of power storage space and also the capacity of solar energy generators to offer excess power to neighboring consumers.
Aug 17, 2020 // Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance, Storage, Policy, Mexico, North America
Georgia Power introduces brand-new Customer-Connected Solar Program
Program aids grow renewable resource in Georgia and broadens the state's diverse power sources to benefit clients
Jul 31, 2020 // Policy, USA, Georgia, Georgia Power, Europe, North America, CCSP, Wilson Mallard
Safeguard responsibility on solar cell imports expanded by a year
The import obligation will certainly be imposed on Chinese, Vietnamese and also Thai solar cells-- whether assembled right into components or not-- at 14.9% from today and also being up to 14.5% in six months' time. Malaysian items are excused as their imports have actually fallen drastically given that the obligation was enforced, in July 2018.
Jul 31, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance, Policy, Malaysia, India, China, Thailand, Asia, Vietnam
Ukraine's legislation on FIT restructuring has passed: The specialist sight
Ukrainian renewable resource lawyer Svitlana Teush takes a look at the legislation which will certainly specify the cuts to be used in Ukraine after extensive negotiation between federal government as well as the clean energy sector.
Jul 22, 2020 // Policy, FiT, Ukraine, Svitlana Teush, Europe
Brazil removes import tasks for cells, modules, inverters as well as trackers
The Brazilian government has actually u-turned over solar equipment import obligation by introducing an action to get rid of the 12% levy for 101 kinds of module plus some inverters and also trackers. Head Of State Jair Bolsonaro had vetoed a similar proposition by the Senate as well as House of Representatives in November, specifying it would be also pricey.
Jul 22, 2020 // Policy, South america, Brazil, jair bolsonaro, Amerisolar
Haiti addresses power shortages with 130 MW of PV capability
The head of state of the Caribbean island has introduced several ground-mounted PV plants will be tendered, along with 60 MW of thermal power generation capacity. The projects belong to a strategy to give the nation with universal access to electrical energy during Jovenel Moïse's five-year term in workplace.
Jul 21, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Policy, pv power plants, North America, Haiti
DGTR Recommends Continuation of Safeguard Duty on Solar Cells
DGTR has actually advised the continued charge of the safeguard responsibility on import of solar cells for one more year to shield domestic producers
Jul 20, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, India, solar cells, Asia, DGTR, safeguard duty, DGTR Safeguard Solar Cells, Hitesh Doshi
Browsing Europe's policies, markets, and also patterns
Europe is extensively taken into consideration a renewable energy powerhouse, at least with regards to technology facility and kick-starting the green economic climate. Installment trends and also markets are expanding-- and Covid-19 might provide brand-new chances for the continent.
Jul 15, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, Europe, Hariram Subramanian
Spain progresses with new renewables public auctions
The Council of Ministers has urgently accepted imperial mandates to regulate the clean energy purchase rounds as well as procedures for the grid connection of huge range projects.
Jul 15, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, Spain, Europe