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.

Solar anticipated to add 190GW of capacity this year prior to new energy policies considered-- IEA
The globe included record amounts of renewable energy last year with 295GW of capacity deployed, up 6% year-on-year, regardless of supply chain restraints, project delays and high commodity costs, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which additionally anticipates virtually 320GW to be deployed this year.
May 16, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, China, Europe, Asia, North America, IEA report
Australian scientists bag financing to investigate reusing unwanted photovoltaic panels
Grant funding has actually been awarded to a project in Australia that will certainly check out the potential revenue streams and consumer rate of interest being used solar PV panels.
May 13, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Australia, recycling, Oceania, University of Queensland, sustainability, end of life, Energy Consumers Australia
Trade bodies call for 'robust' policies, international cooperation to quicken solar installs
The global solar community has actually required "robust and also fast policies" alongside improved international cooperation to increase PV deployment and also the energy transition.
May 13, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, SolarPower Europe, policy, solar targets, global solar council, deployment statistics
EU intending one-year renewable permits in 'go-to locations' as it steps up change preparation
The European Commission (EC) intends to accelerate the permitting procedure for renewable energy projects to a maximum of one year, Reuters reported the other day, referencing a leaked draft document it had seen.
May 11, 2022 // Policy, Europe, European Union, european commission, renewables, permitting
CPUC admits defeat on NEM 3.0, looks for feedback on new proposals
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has admitted defeat regarding its contentious proposed modifications to the state's net metering laws as well as has requested feedback on exactly how a much better made system could work as it looks for to reboot the process.
May 10, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, California, USA, CPUC, California Public Utilities Commission, North America, net metering, ders, NEM 3.0
Granholm 'deeply concerned' solar tariff probe could thwart United States tidy energy strategies
US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm has raised issues regarding the country's capacity to move to a carbon pollution-free power field by 2035 unless there is a quick resolution to the Department of Commerce's (DOC) solar tariff investigation.
May 9, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Policy, USA, North America, doe, import tariffs, Jennifer Granholm, biden administration, antidumping, circumvention, AD/CVD, doc, countervailing
SEIA develops non-profit for solar and also storage technology, preliminary focus on land usage concerns
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has actually introduced a non-profit to help with the energy transition through clean energy research and evaluation.
May 5, 2022 // Storage, Policy, USA, SEIA, North America, research, Innovation, research and development, land use, non-profit
Solar, wind performance enables Portuguese regulatory authority to suggest tariff cut
Portugal's electricity regulatory authority has actually claimed higher than forecasted solar as well as wind generation has enabled it to propose a 2.6% reduction in regulated tariffs to protect consumers in the country from soaring energy rates.
May 4, 2022 // Tariffs, Policy, Portugal, Europe, iberia, regulation, electricity prices
European trade bodies decry 'distorting' interventionist energy policy, call for accelerated renewables rollout
The heads of five major energy trade bodies in Europe have written to the European Union and also member states prompting them not to alter the present power price establishing system in light of the continent's energy crisis as well as rather pursue greater renewables rollout.
May 3, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Europe, SolarPower Europe, policy, european commission, energy crisis, intervention
'Major win' for solar PV as Florida governor vetoes net metering adjustments
Florida's Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has actually vetoed questionable legislation to transform the state's net metering laws that would have substantially stripped down the benefits of having residential solar and allowed utilities to include additional charges to customers' power bills.
Apr 28, 2022 // Residential, Policy, USA, Florida, North America, net metering, HB 741, ron desantis
Vietnam slashes 2030 capacity target yet makes more room for renewables under new power strategy
Vietnam has actually cut its 2030 power capacity target by 35GW under its recently set draft Power Master Plan VIII (PMP8) but is making more room for renewables as it looks for to reduce its reliance on coal.
Apr 27, 2022 // Grids, Policy, Asia, fitch solutions, Vietnam, renewable energy targets, grid capacity, coal retirement, power master plan, renewable target
CPUC adopts action plan to facilitate 'forward-thinking' dispersed energy resources policy
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has adopted a new plan that will certainly function as a roadmap for shaping the future of dispersed energy sources, including rooftop solar and energy storage space, in California.
Apr 26, 2022 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Policy, Rooftop PV, California, USA, CPUC, North America, electric vehicles, Distributed Energy Resources
Spain issues new laws for floating solar PV plants on public reservoirs
Spain has actually sought to control the installment of floating solar PV on reservoirs in the nation, providing a listing of requirements based mostly on water quality.
Apr 1, 2022 // Policy, Floating PV, Spain, floating PV, Europe, miteco, energy crisis, european floating solar, royal decree
German association calls for law changes to promote solar repowering
The German federal government should amend the current Renewable Energy Act (EEG) to sustain the repowering of solar parks on the way to the objective of boosting solar capacity to 200 GW by 2030, according to the Association of Energy Market Innovators (BNE).
Mar 24, 2022 // Policy, Germany, Europe, BNE, Association of Energy Market Innovators
Netherlands expands SDE++ budget to US$ 14bn, green hydrogen eligible for the very first time
The Dutch federal government has made a record EUR13 billion (US$ 14.3 billion) offered for its 2022 Sustainable Energy Production and also Climate Transition Incentive Scheme (SDE++) that is now open to green hydrogen projects connected to a wind or solar farm.
Mar 21, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Europe, Netherlands, green hydrogen, sde+, solar subsidies, carbon capture and storage, government subsidies, sde++