Policy for Solar Energy News

Ofgem looks for 'more control' of energy system
Report from regulatory authority requires public body to take tactical role in change to net absolutely no
Dec 14, 2020 // Grids, Policy, UK, Europe, Ofgem, net-zero
'Great news': Solar's role in accomplishing Japan's 2050 carbon neutrality objectives
Solar will likely play a significant function in accomplishing Japan's plan objective of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) discharges to zero by 2050 and also can get to 130GW to 160GW in cumulative releases by the 2030 financial year.
Dec 3, 2020 // Policy, Japan, Asia, utility-scale, analysis, feed-in tariff, policy, virtual power plant, self-consumption, market forecasts, feed-in premium, ancillary services, megasolar, greenhouse gas emissions, carbon neutrality
Scaling dispersed solar as well as storage space is lowest-cost course for United States to get to clean electric grid-- study
Deploying at the very least 247GW of rooftop and also community solar and also 160GW of local energy storage is one of the most economical means for the United States to change to a clean energy system by 2050, a brand-new report has located.
Dec 2, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Policy, USA, SEIA, Sunrun, solar-plus-storage, North America, Sean Gallagher, Vote Solar, Jeff Cramer
Senate approves 2 bipartisan choices for FERC commissioners
The United States Senate has actually approved 2 candidates for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that were chosen by President Donald Trump, bringing the company to a full enhance of five commissioners.
Dec 2, 2020 // Policy, USA, FERC, Donald Trump, North America, Gregory Wetstone, regulation, government, clean energy transition, republican, democrat, senate, us senate
Benefit for China solar projects as authorities approve their addition in subsidy catalogue
China's Ministry of Finance has handed finished solar projects in the nation a major advantage by accepting all finished renewables generators to its aid catalogue.
Nov 26, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, China, Asia, subsidies, documentation
Bifacial exception from US Section 201 tariffs is rescinded
The exemption for bifacial photovoltaic panels from Section 201 tariffs in the US has ultimately been reversed, implying bifacial panels imported right into the United States are currently subject to tariffs of 20%.
Nov 20, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Policy, USA, bifacial, Donald Trump, North America, regulation
UK environment-friendly strategy 'does not have solar support'
Trade body charges government of 'dead spot' over noninclusion of PV from statement of 10-point effort
Nov 18, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, UK, Europe, Chris Hewett, SCOTLAND, Morag Watson, Alan Mortimer
NJ Clean Energy Equity Act passes us senate, low-income neighborhoods established for solar advantage
New Jersey's State Senate has passed the Clean Energy Equity Act, a Bill which can bring thousands of megawatts of solar to low-income families in the state.
Nov 17, 2020 // Policy, USA, New Jersey, North America, Clean Energy Equity Act, David Gahl
Division of Interior must prioritise renewables on public lands
The United States Department of the Interior ought to promote brand-new solar projects by prioritising their development on public lands, a leading Democrat authorities has stated.
Nov 17, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, North America, Deb Haaland
Australian Capital Territory controling agreement consists of roof PV support as well as even more battery storage
Interest-free lendings for roof solar and also the growth of a minimum of 250MW of large-scale battery storage space are among the plans put forward in a brand-new power-sharing arrangement for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
Nov 2, 2020 // Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Policy, Rooftop PV, Australia, rooftop PV, Oceania, Shane Rattenbury
Next-generation solar R&D critical to Japan net zero bid: PM
Japan is to increase r & d of next generation solar innovations as part of a quote to establish an internet no economic climate by 2050.
Oct 27, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Policy, Japan, Asia, perovskite, r&d, yoshihide suga, suga administration, shinzo abe
Restraining order issued versus Trump proposal to close bifacial tariff exception
United States President Donald Trump's proposal to reverse the exemption of bifacial photovoltaic panels from trade tariffs has actually been formally obstructed again.
Oct 26, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Policy, USA, bifacial, Donald Trump, North America
Solar Industry Awaits Clarity on ALMM Extension and Implementation
The due date for executing the accepted checklist of versions and manufacturers (ALMM) has actually passed, and also the sector is still in limbo. There's no update yet on the new due date as the previous due date of September 30, 2020, has passed. The sector is additionally waiting for quality on the implementation procedure as the pandemic will be affecting guidelines mandating assessment of centers in India and also outside.
Oct 22, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, solar cells, solar modules, mnre, ALMM, BIS
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 News, 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 News, Tariffs, Policy, USA, CPUC, North America, NEM tariff