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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++
Berkeley Lab recommends subsidies remain driver of solar adoption among low-income US families
Subsidies can still be a vital driving force of solar adoption among reduced- as well as moderate-income (LMI) families in the US offered the reasonably high up-front cost of mounting PV systems, according to Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab).
Mar 21, 2022 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Policy, Rooftop PV, California, USA, North America, Connecticut, lawrence berkeley national laboratory, low income households
Faster Solar, Wind Deployment In IEA's 10 point plan for Reducing EU Dependence on Russia
The International Energy Agency (IEA), in a 10 point plan for Europe to reduce its dependence on Russian energy products, has actually made a strong pitch for more renewables, energy performance, and branching out of distributors, for Europe to reduce its dependence on Russia.
Mar 9, 2022 // Policy, Europe, Asia, IEA, Russia, Kadri Simson, International Energy Agency
EU to accelerate renewables 'at lightning speed', cutting dependence on Russian gas
The European Commission (EC) will want to streamline renewables permitting as part of a brand-new method targeted at raising the EU's power self-reliance while ending its reliance on Russian gas before 2030.
Mar 9, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Rooftop PV, PPA, Ukraine, Europe, SolarPower Europe, European Union, european commission, energy transition, permitting, energy crisis, REPowerEU
Florida legislators vote to eliminate roof solar net metering
Florida lawmakers have actually passed a costs that will remove credits for families with PV systems, amidst warnings that the legislation could undercut the state's rooftop solar market.
Mar 9, 2022 // Residential, Policy, Rooftop PV, USA, SEIA, Florida, North America, US utilities, Vote Solar, net metering, legislation
Biden calls for wind as well as solar tax cuts
United States President intends to double clean power manufacturing in these locations
Mar 2, 2022 // Policy, USA, North America, Joe Biden, ACORE, american council on renewable energy
SEIA launches community solar siting advice for designers and also regulators as it advises better uptake across the US
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has actually released a new guide on community solar siting processes that gives a framework for designers and also state regulators to seek advice from as well as stresses the need for higher release throughout the United States.
Mar 2, 2022 // Plants, Policy, USA, SEIA, small-scale solar, North America, project design, project siting
Ukrainian energy company reboots grid generation from its solar parks
Clean energy centers have actually been purchased offline in the nation because Thursday as the nationwide grid ran a workout to establish just how it would operate alone from the power networks of Russia and also Belarus.
Mar 1, 2022 // Plants, Policy, Ukraine, DTEK, Europe, Asia, Russia, Solar Park, Belarus, Ukrenergo
Biden wishes to cut into China's electric battery dominance
Head of state Joe Biden highlighted his initiatives to counter China's dominance of the electric battery market on Tuesday as he proclaimed domestic efforts to mine and also process lithium and rare-earth element required to produce the technology that powers cars, electronic devices, wind turbines as well as more.
Feb 23, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Policy, USA, China, Asia, North America, Joe Biden, Jim Litinsky, Silvia Paz