September 2017 saw a number of policy changes in the global renewable power market. In the Americas, in the US, the bill AB 797 was passed by the Californian Legislature incentivizing solar thermal program. Argentina’s new power purchase agreement (PPA) rules to lead to increased investment in the country’s renewable power sector.
In Asia-Pacific, Taiwan came up with tentative feed-in tariffs (FiTs) for renewables in 2018, with a cut to solar FiTs. The Queensland government put forward regional FiT changes benefiting solar power systems.
In Europe, in Ireland, public consultation on the country’s new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) is taking place. Germany’s state of North Rhine-Westphalia has come up with an amended decree of 1.5 kilometer (km) setback distance for wind farms.
- The report covers all policy changes across the globe for renewable energy technologies in September 2017
- To gain insights on the policy changes for renewable technologies across the globe and understand its impact on the market.
3 Renewable Power Market, Policy Changes, September 2017
3.1.1 Bill AB 797 has been passed by the Californian Legislature Incentivizing Solar Thermal Program
3.1.2 Argentina’s New Power Purchase Agreement Rules to Lead to Increased Investment into the Country’s Renewable Power Sector
3.2.1 Public Consultation taking place on Ireland’s New Renewable Electricity Support Scheme
3.2.2 Germany’s state of North Rhine-Westphalia has come up with an Amended Decree of 1.5 km Setback Distance for Wind Farms
3.3.1 Taiwan has come up with Tentative Feed-in Tariffs for Renewables, with a Cut in Solar Tariffs
3.3.2 Regional Feed-in Tariff Changes put forward by the Queensland Government to Benefit Solar Systems
List of Tables
Table 1: Taiwan, 2017 FiT rates and 2018 Tentative Feed-in Tariffs
Table 2: T-FiT Periods and Tariffs
Table 3: Abbreviations