Solar Tariffs News

How do solar tariffs vary around the globe? How do they change as the solar industry grows? What factors influence power tariffs? How is power price interconnected with solar production cost? Which countries sell solar energy the cheapest and why? All the related news and fresh information is presented in this category.

Trump solar tolls falling short to start United States upstream turn-around, evaluation discovers
The protectionism people head of state Donald Trump has actually fallen short to stop the decrease of residential PV cell manufacturers and also will certainly not be sufficient to beat China's "state commercialism", a United States evaluation has actually discovered.
Feb 10, 2020 // Manufacturing, Tariffs, USA, China, Asia, Donald Trump, North America, trade war, usitc
Japan sets feed-in tariffs for the 2020 Japanese Financial Year
Feed-in tariffs (FiTs) in Japan for solar PV systems have actually now been provisionally set by the national Ministry of Energy Trade and Industry (METI) for the next financial year, which starts in April.
Feb 6, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Tariffs, Japan, Asia, rooftop PV, feed-in tariffs, third-party ownership
Japan awards just 39.8MW in fifth solar auction
Japan has awarded just 39.8MW of PV capacity in its fifth solar auction, despite there being more than 416MW initially on offer.
Jan 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Tariffs, Japan, Asia, auction, tariff, METI
HPERC Sets Levelised Tariff for Solar Projects for Last 6 Months of FY19-20
HPERC has set the generic levelised tariff for solar PV projects for the last six months of the financial year FY 2019-20 between Rs 3.93 and 4.06/kWh
Jan 28, 2020 // Tariffs, India, Asia, Himachal Pradesh, HPERC
Vietnam to keep the existing feed in tariff for one more year
The government of the country finds it vital not to change the existing FIT till the end of the year in order to keep rooftop solar development at high level.
Jan 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Tariffs, Rooftop PV, Asia, rooftop PV, Vietnam
Qatar utility hails ultra-low tariff in tender for 800MW bifacial PV park
A Qatar utility has secured what it claims is a world record-breaking tariff of QAR0.0571/kWh (US$0.01569/kWh) under a tender for the country’s utility-scale debut, beating last year's low price milestones in Portugal and Dubai.
Jan 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Tariffs, tender, auctions, Asia, Qatar, Total, Kahramaa, gulf, world record, marubeni corporation
Indian Bihar confirms tariff for solar power from Darbhanga-based floating plant
A tariff of 4.15 rupees per kilowatt-hour for the power generated by the 2-megawatt floating photovoltaic station located in Darbhanga district has been passed by the Electricity Regulatory Commission of the state of Bihar.
Jan 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Tariffs, Floating PV, India, floating PV, Asia, BERC, Bihar, BSPHCL
The Titanic Gift to China's Solar Makers of trump
The White House put an loophole in its own tariffs, and the effort to undo it has been held up in court.
Jan 22, 2020 // Manufacturing, Tariffs, Solar, China, Trump, Asia, Hanwha Q-Cells
Chattisgarh Commission to set Generic Tariff for Solar Energy Projects
The Chattisgarh Commission has issued a draft order with the generic levelised tariffs for FY 2019-20 & 2020-21 for renewable energy sources like solar.
Jan 17, 2020 // Tariffs, India, Asia, tariff, Chattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission, CSERC
Solar Industry Asks Trump to Allow More Cell Imports to Spur Domestic PV Manufacturing
U.S. trade officials are preparing a midterm review of the Trump administration’s solar tariffs, with a range of potential outcomes.
Jan 16, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Tariffs, USA, SunPower, Trump, North America, Hanwha Q-Cells, suniva, John Smirnow
MERC Approves Tariff of Rs 2.90/kWh Discovered in 500 MW Solar Tender
MERC has approved the tariff discovered by the MSEDCL for the procurement of 500 MW power from solar projects for meeting its Solar RPO.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Tariffs, MSEDCL, MERC, Maharahtra
UK energy suppliers unveil mixed bag of solar export tariffs
Energy suppliers in the UK have unveiled a mixed bag of tariffs for domestic solar exports, with O&G major Shell’s supply business unveiling a tariff of just 0.001p/kWh.
Jan 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Tariffs, Policy, UK, Europe, shell, Chris Hewett
Poland’s auction for wind and solar over 1 MW concludes with lowest bid of $0.0424/kWh
Wind took the largest share of the awarded capacity, according to the preliminary results, but newly introduced limitations for such projects helped solar to take a significant portion of the allocated power for the first time in a Polish energy auction, with the highest bid coming in at $0.0608/kWh.
Dec 19, 2019 // Markets & Finance, Tariffs, Poland, Europe, auction, ERO
Authorities of Taiwan introduce new solar tariffs
The draft FIT program is expecting approval before the turn of the year. Payment for large-scale solar systems is likely to fall by 2.2 percent. As for small residential installations, the reduction will probably constitute 0.34 percent. Only solar solutions based on highly efficient modules and those located on isolated islands will be granted with some bonus.
Dec 10, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Tariffs, PV plants, taiwan, Bureau of Energy
Trade tariffs have caused ‘devastating harm’ to US solar industry
Tariffs introduced to imported solar cells and modules have caused “devastating harm” to the US solar industry, new analysis compiled by the Solar Energy Industries Association has claimed.
Dec 4, 2019 // Markets & Finance, Tariffs, USA, SEIA, Trump, North America, us, trade tariffs, suniva