Policy for Solar Energy News

Germany to increase solar PV deployment on agricultural land
Germany is releasing a campaign to support the construction of solar projects on agricultural land, in a relocation the economy ministry price quotes could result in the release of 200GW of additional PV capacity.
Feb 15, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Germany, Europe, Agriculture, bsw, agriPV
Interconnection reform ought to be a leading priority for FERC, clean energy associations say
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) should make interconnection reform a top priority to lower the backlog of projects waiting to connect to the nation's grid, a coalition of three clean energy profession associations has said.
Feb 15, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, USA, SEIA, FERC, PJM, interconnection, North America, American Clean Power Association, advanced energy economy
Indian solar companies call on MNRE to grandfather BCD amid issue over 10GW of projects
The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), which stands for companies from throughout the PV value chain, has written to the Indian central government elevating problems regarding the upcoming charge of a Basic Customs Duty (BCD) of 25% on solar PV cells as well as 40% on solar PV modules.
Feb 15, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Policy, India, Asia, tariffs, NSEFI, import tariffs, PLI, BCD
PJM breakthroughs efforts to clear renewables stockpile with affiliation reform procedure
US power grid operator PJM Interconnection is advancing with initiatives to shift to a brand-new affiliation process as it aims to clear a stockpile of projects including more than 136GW of solar capacity.
Feb 14, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Policy, FERC, PJM, grid congestion, RTOs, advanced energy economy
US community solar industry increased by policy support from states
Community solar release in the US is readied to be increased by support programmes and clean energy commitments from state governments, according to research from Wood Mackenzie, which has actually raised its install projections in spite of interconnection challenges facing the sector.
Feb 10, 2022 // Policy, USA, New Jersey, Wood Mackenzie, Colorado, North America, Illinois
United States organisations require 'demonstrable progress' on BBB clean power provisions as deadlock continues
Greater than 60 organisations from throughout the US clean energy field have contacted congressional leaders prompting them to enact the climate and also clean energy provisions in the Build Back Better (BBB) Act before President Biden's State of the Union Address on 1 March.
Feb 8, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, SEIA, North America, ACORE, Joe Manchin, Build Back Better
China states United States Section 201 expansion will misshape worldwide trade
Head of state Joe Biden's transfer to extend tariffs on imported solar modules as well as cells will misshape international trade, China's commerce ministry has stated.
Feb 7, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Policy, USA, China, bifacial, Asia, North America, Joe Biden, ACORE, 8 minute energy
CPUC indefinitely delays net metering vote in the middle of prevalent criticism of changes
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has actually made a decision to forever postpone its decision on controversial adjustments to the state's net metering laws, according to reports and a Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) statement.
Feb 4, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, California, USA, SEIA, California Public Utilities Commission, North America, Gavin Newsom, us, net metering, NEM 3.0
Italy's solar profit clawback to have 'significant influence' on renewables financial investment, profession bodies warn
A brand-new policy in Italy that claws back the profits of solar PV projects will certainly weaken investor confidence and jeopardise the European Union's (EU) clean power transition, a group of profession associations, consisting of SolarPower Europe, has actually warned.
Feb 3, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Italy, Europe, subsidies, SolarPower Europe, European Union, feed-in tariff, italia solare, windeurope, Eurelectric
Georgia Power lays out renewables procurement plans in new IRP
United States utility Georgia Power has set out strategies to obtain as much as 6GW of new renewable power by 2035, virtually increasing its existing capacity.
Feb 3, 2022 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, Georgia Power, North America, coal, irp, integrated resource plan
Solar 'begins to soar' in Europe as generation leaps 27% in two years-- Ember
Solar is booming throughout Europe, generating 27% even more power last year than in 2019, according to brand-new analysis from power thinktank Ember.
Feb 3, 2022 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Policy, Spain, Italy, Europe, Netherlands, European Union, Ember
Policy support can bring about 'flurry of activity' in Europe's green hydrogen field
This year could be a tipping factor for Europe's green hydrogen market, with a flurry of activity forecasted if the essential policy environment is accomplished, according to research and also consulting company Delta-EE.
Feb 2, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, green hydrogen, Delta-EE, electrolysers, Robert Bloom
Italy honors 975MW of solar, wind in most recent renewables auction
Italy has alloted 975MW of solar PV as well as wind capacity in its 7th renewables public auction, according to figures from power monitoring agency GSE.
Feb 1, 2022 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Policy, Italy, Enel, Europe, auction, juwi, GSE, auctions and tenders, r.power group
Clean energy company Husk indicators UN energy compact as it starts solar mini-grid growth in Nigeria, rest of Africa
Husk Power Systems, a clean energy firm that has actually been at the forefront of fueling rural electrification since 2008, is intending to introduce 500 solar mini-grids in Nigeria over the following 5 years.
Jan 27, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Africa, Nigeria, Manoj Sinha, Husk Power Systems, Kanika Chawla
NextEra Energy CEO: Build Back Better is an 'accelerator, not something that we would certainly need'
The CEO of US utility NextEra Energy has said that while he thinks it is "most likely than not" that the clean energy piece of the nation's Build Back Better (BBB) bill gets acted upon this year, the business does not need policy assistance consisted of in the legislation to accomplish its targets.
Jan 27, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, financial results, North America, NextEra Energy, company results, Build Back Better