renewable energy tariff News

  • New tariffs for world first renewable heat scheme

    Office blocks, factories and community centres could be among a number of buildings across Great Britain to benefit from more cash for renewable heat under proposals set out by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) today. DECC is consulting on increasing the tariff levels for heat generated by ground source heat pumps, large biomass and solar thermal kit accredited under the ...

  • SMUD receives huge response to its renewable energy feed-in-tariff

    A California utility's feed-in tariff (FIT) program for renewable or combined heat and power generating facilities met with an overwhelming response last month. The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) reported on January 19 that applications for the new FIT, which were all for solar photovoltaic power, exceeded its 100-megawatt allotment. SMUD lists only five applicants for the new ...

  • Providing certainty for Feed-in Tariffs and the Renewable Heat Incentive

    Government response to Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) consultation published Consultation on budget management and environmental sustainability of the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) launched Greater certainty for investors in renewable heat and small scale electricity technologies and a fair deal for consumers were delivered today by Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg ...

  • Global Renewable Energy Community Gears up for Ontario Feed-in Tariff Forum

    With just two weeks to go, time is now running out to secure a spot at the upcoming Ontario Feed-in Tariff Supply Chain Forum, taking place April 19-20 in Toronto (www.ontariofitsupplychain.com). This industry critical event is bringing together global wind and solar industry players to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the FIT program and the future ...


  • Ontario’s feed-in tariff for renewable energy - lessons from Europe

    Sustainable Prosperity has released a new Policy Brief entitled "Ontario's Feed-in Tariff for Renewable Energy: Lessons from Europe". The purpose of the Policy Brief is to draw ...


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  • Improvements to the Feed-in Tariffs scheme

    The Government has today announced plans to ensure the future of the Feed-in Tariffs scheme to make it more predictable. Transparency, longevity and certainty are at the heart of the new improved scheme. The reforms will provide greater confidence to consumers and industry investing in exciting renewable technologies such as solar power, anaerobic digestion, micro-CHP, wind and hydro ...

  • Nova Scotia Feed-in Tariff Forum Launched

    On September 21-22, renewable energy experts from across the globe will gather in Halifax for the Nova Scotia Feed-in Tariff Forum to discuss exciting new market opportunities opening up under Nova Scotia's Renewable Electricity Plan. The province is aiming to be a leader in renewable energy by committing to generate 25% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2015 from a current level of ...

  • Nova Scotia Feed-In Tariff Forum Launched

    Following on the success of last year's highly rated event, the Nova Scotia Feed-in Tariff Forum 2012 is now open for registration. This is the only event to provide detailed updates on Nova Scotia's Renewable Electricity Plan, including the Community Feed-in Tariff (COMFIT) and RFP programs, as well as critical insight into the business opportunities for renewables across Atlantic Canada. It ...

  • Reminder of changes to Feed-in Tariffs from 1 April

    New FITs tariffs for solar installations up to 250kW for those with an eligibility date on or after 3 March 2012 Minimum energy efficiency requirement for properties installing solar panels to obtain the highest level of FIT payment New solar PV multi installation tariff rate DECC is introducing a range of changes to the FITs scheme to come into effect on 1 April ...

  • CCTV-America Talks About EU Tariffs

    Lightsource, along with more than 400 other European solar energy firms, has called for the European Union to immediately scrap their minimum pricing trade measures against China. The EU’s minimum price rules were introduced four years ago to combat alleged overproduction and dumping from Chinese manufacturers and create a ‘level playing field’, but those calling for the ...

  • A policymakers guide to feed-in tariff policy design

    'Feed-in tariffs (FITs) are the most widely used renewable energy policy in the world' says a massive report by a team of researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Analysts from the NREL's Strategic Energy Analysis Center (SEAC), along with E3 Analytics and the U.S. Department of State, have published 'A Policymaker's Guide to Feed-in Tariff Policy Design' ( ...


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  • Feed-in Tariff appeal: Application to the Supreme Court

    A DECC spokesperson said: “We respectfully disagree with the Court of Appeal’s decision on Feed-in Tariffs and we have today lodged an application with the Supreme Court seeking that court’s permission to appeal. We are now awaiting a decision of the Supreme Court on permission. “We want to see the available funding spread as far and wide as possible making FITs a scheme ...

  • ENER-G welcomes proposed doubling of Renewable Heat Incentive tariff for Ground Source Heat Pumps

    ENER-G www.energ.co.uk/heatpumps has welcomed the proposed increase in the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for ground source heat pumps in commercial, industrial and community buildings - stating that this would provide a 'level playing field' with other qualifying renewable technologies  Energy Minister Greg Barker has instructed his RHI team at the ...


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  • A Positive Response to the Feed-in Tariff is Paving the Way for Other Renewables, Says Solar Power Grants

    Solar Power Grants, the UK's leading online resource for homeowners regarding all renewable energy grant issues, is calling for more people to investigate green technologies and join the growing number of Feed-In Tariff (FIT) customers. The FIT is a Government scheme which allows homeowners, businesses and communities to receive payments ...


  • Controlling the cost of renewable energy

    Measures to deal with a projected over-allocation of renewable energy subsidies have been announced today (July 22. 2015). Reducing energy bills for hard working British families and businesses and meeting climate goals in the most cost effective way are Government priorities. The measures set out today will provide better control over spending and ensure bill payers get the best ...

  • Germany: renewable energy - an overview

    Germany’s renewable energy goals are ambitious. In order to cut 270 million metric tons of CO2 emissions between 2006 and 2020, the federal government announced an action program that fosters the production and consumption of energy produced from renewable sources, thereby encouraging a significant increase in energy efficiency. Germany strives to be the worldwide leader by 2050 in all ...


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  • California expands its rules for feed-in tariffs and net metering

    California is seeking to encourage utility customers to feed power into the grid from their renewable energy systems with two legislative bills signed on October 11 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The first bill expands California's 'feed-in tariff,' under which large utilities have to pay their customers for the power they produce and 'feed in' to the grid, at standard rates or 'tariffs' that ...


  • Ontario Feed-in Tariff Forum Announces 2012 Speaker Line-Up

    The speaker line-up for this year's Ontario Feed-in Tariff Forum has been announced today with the province's key government and FIT policy administrators confirmed to speak on April 3-4 in Toronto www.ontariofitforum.com. The Ontario Feed-in Tariff Forum (April 3-4, Toronto) is the annual, must-attend conference for FIT contract holders, developers, ...


  • Inverters for Renewable Energy Applications

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Inverters for Renewable Energy Applications ...


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