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.

Israel's new federal government stories 15GW-plus solar strategy as policy top priority
Solar is to become a power policy axis of the newly-reappointed government of Israeli head of state Benjamin Netanyahu, with plans now outlined for a decade-long renewable boom.
Jun 4, 2020 // Policy, solar pv, Asia, Israel, policy and regulation, middle east, covid-19, Yuval Steinitz, energy policy, solar targets
Dubai utility clamps down on net-metered industrial solar
Dubai Electricity and also Water Authority has actually released brand-new guidelines obstructing ground-mounted industrial as well as commercial solar projects and also topping roof installments at 2 MW.
May 26, 2020 // Commercial, Policy, Asia, United Arab Emirates
Czech federal government strategies retroactive cuts for PV motivations, once more
According to the Czech Solar Association, the action versus solar will likely activate defaults for hundreds of PV projects. The Czech federal government likewise intends to develop even more nuclear reactor as well as has actually pledged to prolong the life-span of its coal-fired plants.
May 25, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, Europe, Czechia, Martin Sedlak
Big Scale Digital: Grid not COVID-19 the vital fight in advance for Iberian solar
A failing to manage continuous grid chaos can impede Iberia's eco-friendly development aspirations this years a lot more than the COVID-19 situation itself, according to audio speakers at Solar Media's Large Scale Digital Summit.
May 20, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance, Grids, Policy, Spain, Europe, iberia, Pablo Otín, large-scale solar, grid congestion, Coronavirus, covid-19, speculation, solar bubble
Bangladeshi solar installers ask for waiver of state finances
Installers which capitalized on cheaply-priced federal government financing claim consumers impacted by the Covid-19 situation can not manage to spend for the solar house systems they have actually turned out while increasing renewables programs.
May 18, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance, Policy, Bangladesh, Asia, covid-19, Mahmood Malik
Finnish solar maker obtains Lithuanian manufacturing facility acquisition over the line
Hunger might have been doing not have amongst personal capitalists-- at once when international supplies are tanking amidst Covid-19 and also international economic crisis worries-- however the environment-friendly brand-new Finnish federal government, and also surrounding managements, have actually actioned in to load the violation.
May 7, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Policy, USA, Sweden, Europe, North America, Denmark, Lithuania, Norway, Finland, covid-19, ICELAND, Valoe, Iika Savisalo
Total signs up with O&G majors with net-zero passions, reconfirms renewables target
Total amount has actually come to be the current oil as well as gas (O&G) significant to establish its sights on coming to be internet no by 2050, reconfirming its prepare for a significant eco-friendly power press in spite of the current monetary hit from the oil market situation.
May 6, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, solar pv, Total, oil and gas, net-zero, Coronavirus, covid-19, o&g
Mexican federal government stops grid link of brand-new solar as well as wind projects
The relocation has actually been generated by the National Energy Control Center which declares it is essential to guard power safety throughout the Covid-19 public health dilemma. Doubters claim the authorities are making use of the pandemic as a reason to prolong a pattern of activity versus the renewables sector.
May 6, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, Mexica, covid-19
International PV capability enhancements struck 115 GW in 2019, claimsImage: IEA PVPS
In regards to brand-new solar installments, China was the globe's biggest PV market for the 3rd year straight with 30.1 GW of fresh ability in the 12 months throughout of December, adhered to by the United States with 13.3 GW as well as Japan with 7.7 GW.
May 5, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, China, Asia, IEA, WORLD
France makes 44 GW solar target authorities
Today's version of the Official Journal of the French Republic included 2 long-awaited mandates: One worrying the multi-year power program as well as one more on nationwide carbon budget plans and also the state's low-carbon approach.
Apr 23, 2020 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Policy, France, Europe
United States in fresh effort to axe bifacial Section 201 exception as court fight impends
The United States federal government has actually relocated once again versus bifacial solar's exception from Section 201 tolls, buying its withdrawal whilst approving the respite needs to remain up until in 2015's court order is raised.
Apr 21, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Policy, USA, bifacial, Bifacial PV, Donald Trump, North America, USTR, section 201, bifacial solar, lsdigital, financedigital
NT Solar setups drop as FiT reduced by 66%.
The Northern Territory Government specified freely that it would certainly money its brand-new home and also organisation battery system by greatly decreasing the feed-in toll paid to brand-new roof generators. The instant outcome appears to have actually been an instantaneous hideaway from roof solar installment that intimidates NT solar companies.
Apr 13, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, Tariffs, Policy, FiT, Australia, Oceania, Leigh Fowkes, Katherine Solar
Spanish federal government to hold public appointment on power storage space as well as hydrogen method
Spain's federal government is opening up a public assessment on the duty power storage space as well as hydrogen need to play in its nationwide power mix over the following 10 years.
Apr 10, 2020 // Commercial, Residential, Storage, Grids, Policy, Spain, Europe, hydrogen, covid-19
Portugal fast-tracks 30 MW of tiny solar to aid hard-pressed organisations
The Ministry of Environment and also Climate Action will certainly allow 220 self-consumption projects with generation abilities of no greater than 1 MW to be linked instantly. The common wordy allowing procedure has actually been side-stepped as the federal government looks for to make it possible for financially-stricken business to gain from reduced power expenses throughout the general public wellness situation.
Apr 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Policy, Portugal, Europe, Joao Pedro Matos Fernandes
China wraps up 2020 solar aid plan
With the intro of assisted feed-in costs for various sorts of electrical power by China's National Development and also Reform Commission (NDRC), the globe's biggest solar market has its PV aid plan completed 2 months earlier than in 2019.
Apr 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, China, Asia, subsidy, NDRC