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Global Renewable Energy Policy Handbook

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Summary

This report presents an in-depth analysis of the renewable energy policies across 30 major countries across the globe. It details the key policy instruments adopted by the national and state governments in these countries and analyzes the different forms of incentives and subsidies provided for the development of the renewable energy technologies. The report also provides state by state information for top 10 US states and province wise information for all major provinces in Canada.

Scope

--  This report helps to assess the impacts of the renewable energy policy
    in the different regions of the world.
--  Get insights into the possible energy policy future and outcomes which
    helps in identifying a market potential.
--  This report helps renewable energy companies/organisations in
    identifying potential markets and navigating the policy landscape in
    different regions of the world.
    

Reasons to buy

--  Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about
    policy decisions being taken on renewable energy by different countries
    across the globe.
--  Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting the renewable
    energy markets worldwide.
--  Understand the market positioning of each of the renewable energy
    sources and major regions with such sources.
--  Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of insights on
    the future opportunities and critical success factors in the global
    renewable energy market.
--  Benchmark your operations and strategies against the major players in
    the unconventional gas sector
--  Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest
    policy changes on renewable energy globally.
    

Topics covered in the report include...
1 Table of Contents
2 Executive Summary
3 Renewable Energy Policy Framework
4 The US, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
5 The US, California , Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
  Renewables
6 The US, Colorado, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
  Renewables
7 The US, Iowa, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
8 The US, Minnesota, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
  Renewables
9 The US, Nevada, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
  Renewables
10 The US, New Jersey, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
   Renewables
11 The US, New York, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
   Renewables
12 The US, Oregon, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
   Renewables
13 The US, Texas, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
   Renewables
14 The US, Washington, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
   Renewables
15 Canada, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
16 Canada, Alberta, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
   Renewables
17 Canada, British Columbia , Major Policies and Market Instruments
   Supporting Renewables
18 Canada, Nova Scotia , Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
   Renewables
19 Canada, Ontario, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
   Renewables
20 Canada, Quebec, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting
   Renewables
21 Argentina, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
22 Brazil, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
23 Mexico, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
24 Germany, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
25 Spain, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
26 France, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
27 Italy, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
28 The UK, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
29 Austria, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
30 Netherlands, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
31 Norway, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
32 Poland, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
33 Sweden, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
34 Turkey, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
35 Australia, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
36 China, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
37 India, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
38 Japan, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
39 New Zealand, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
40 Indonesia, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
41 Russia, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
42 Thailand, Major Policies and Market Instruments Supporting Renewables
43 Appendix
1.1 List of Tables
    Table 1: The Americas, Renewable Energy Promotion Policies
    Table 2: European Countries, Major Policy Instruments Supporting
             Renewable Energy Industry, 2009
    Table 3: Asia-Pacific, Major Policy Instruments Supporting Renewable
             Energy Industry, 2009
    Table 4: European Union, Renewable Energy Targets Set Under the 2008
             Directive
    Table 5: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Cost of Tax Incentive
    Table 6: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Cost of Government
             Spending
    Table 7: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Key Provisions for
             Renewables
    Table 8: The US, Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008,
             Renewable Energy Incentives
    Table 9: US States, Summary of Renewable Portfolio Standards
    Table 10: The US, PTC, In Service Deadline and Credit Amount, 2008
    Table 11: The US, Business Energy Tax Credit, Eligibility and Credit
              Availability, 2008
    Table 12: The US, Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit, Incentives
              Offered
    Table 13: The US, Volume Of Renewable Fuels Required, 2008-2022
    Table 14: US States, Biofuels Policies for States
    Table 15: US States, Biofuels Policies for States
    Table 16: California, Large And Medium Public Owned Utilities, RPS
              Targets and Timeframe
    Table 17: The Incentive Levels for 2008
    Table 18: SGIP, Decline in Incentives for Projects than 1 MW up to 3 MW
    Table 19: California, Availability of Tariffs by Utility
    Table 20: California, Feed In Tariffs, Allocated Capacity Per Utility
    Table 21 California feed in Tariffs, Market Price Referents as of 2007
    Table 22: California, Comparison of Various Renewable Programs
    Table 23: Go Solar California campaign, by program component, 2007-2016
    Table 24: California Solar Initiative, 10 step payment levels
    Table 25: Cost of Installation Of Solar System In California, Post
              Rebates
    Table 26: California, Solar Thermal Projects Under Review Or Announced
    Table 27: California Wind, Rebates Offered
    Table 28: California, Alternative Fuel Incentive Development Program,
              Allocation Of Funds
    Table 29: Colorado, RPS, Percentage of Renewable Electricity Required
    Table 30: Colorado, 2008 Renewable Energy Assessment Cost Threshold
              Values
    Table 31: CORE, Solar Pioneer Rebate Program
    Table 32: Colorado, Tax Credit For Alternative Fuel Vehicle
    Table 33: Colorado, Rebates For Alternative Fuel Vehicle
    Table 34: Iowa, Renewable Fuel Standard
    Table 35: Minnesota , Xcel Energy, Renewable Portfolio Standard
              Requirement
    Table 36: Minnesota Other Utilities, Renewable Portfolio Standard
              Requirement
    Table 37: Minnesota, Solar Hot Water Rebate Program
    Table 38: Nevada, Renewable Portfolio Standard
    Table 39: New Jersey, Renewable Portfolio Standard , Targets
    Table 40: New Jersey , Renewable Energy Incentive Program, Type of
              Incentive Available
    Table 41: RPS, Solar Alternative Compliance Payment Amount
    Table 42: REIP Solar Upfront Incentive, 2009
    Table 43: Renewable Energy Incentive Program, Wind Upfront Incentives
    Table 44: Renewable Energy Incentive Program, Fuel Cell and Sustainable
              Biomass Upfront Incentives
    Table 45: Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Rebate Amount
    Table 46: New York , RPS Energy Targets ( Megawatt hours)
    Table 47: Oregon, Large Electric Facilities, Percentage of RPS Required
    Table 48: Oregon RPS, Type Of Eligible Resource Types Based On Facility
              Operational Date
    Table 49: Washington, Renewable Energy Standard Targets
    Table 50: Canada, ecoENERGY for Aboriginal and Northern Communities
              Program, Funding Available
    Table 51: Canada, Green Power - Provincial Targets and Policies
    Table 52: Canada, ecoENERGY for Renewable Heat, Incentive Rate - CAD/m2
    Table 53: Canada, ecoENERGY for Biofuels, Maximum incentive rate
              payable (CAD per L)
    Table 54: Canada, Summary Of Federal Incentives For the Promotion of
              Bioenergy
    Table 55: Canada, Summary Of Federal Incentives For the Promotion of
              Bioenergy (Cont.)
    Table 56: Canada, Summary Of Federal Incentives For the Promotion of
              Bioenergy (Cont.)
    Table 57: Alberta Bioenergy Programs, Phase 2, Maximum Funding
              Available
    Table 58: Alberta, Bioenergy Producer Credit Program, Funding Options
    Table 59: BC, Standing Offer Program, Base Prices By Region
    Table 60: Summary of RESOP Contracts Executed, 2007-08
    Table 61: Ontario, Standard Offer Program for Wind Energy
    Table 62: Ontario, Standard Offer Program for Biomass Energy
    Table 63: Ontario, Retail Sales Tax Rebate For Vehicles Powered by
              Alternative Fuels, Limits to the Rebate
    Table 64: Argentina, Feed-in-Tariffs for Renewable Electricity
              Generation (ARS/ kWh)
    Table 65: The Brazilian PROINFA-Program: Feed in Tariffs
    Table 66: BNDES Financing Lines and Funding Programs Relevant to
              Ethanol Production
    Table 67: BNDES Funding Programs for SMEs Seeking Entry into Ethanol
              Production
    Table 68: Brazil, Biodiesel, Federal And State Tax Incentives
    Table 69: Mexico, Law on Renewable Energy, Funding Options Available
    Table 70: Germany, Feed-In Tariffs, 2008
    Table 71: Germany, Payment Structure for Different Types of PV
              Installations, 2004
    Table 72: Germany, EEG 2009, Remuneration for Solar Facilities
    Table 73: Germany, EEG 2009, Wind power Remunerations (EUR ct/kWh)
    Table 74: Germany Geothermal, EEG 2009 Remuneration
    Table 75: Germany Hydro, EEG 2009 Remuneration
    Table 76: Germany Biomass, EEG 2009 Remuneration
    Table 77: Germany EEG, Bonuses For Biomass
    Table 78: Germany, Basic Remuneration For Landfill Gas. Sewage Gas and
              Mine Gas Facilities
    Table 79: Germany, Taxation Of Biofuels
    Table 80: Germany, Biofuel Quota Law, Percentage Increase In Biofuels
              (2007-15)
    Table 81: Spain PER, Targets for Renewable Energy Plan For 2005-2010
    Table 82: Spain, Feed-in-Tariffs, EUR  / kWh, 2007-08
    Table 83: Spain, New Feed-in-Tariff, EUR  / kWh, 2009
    Table 84: Spain, Tax Rebate, By Year
    Table 85: Spain, Solar PV Support Measures, 2009
    Table 86: France, Renewable Sources Feed-In Tariffs
    Table 87: France, Tax Credits For Renewable Energy
    Table 88: France Solar Power, Feed In Tariffs For Electricity Produced
    Table 89: France Solar, New Proposed Tariffs
    Table 90: France, Biomass Tax Credit
    Table 91: France, Biofuels Incorporation Targets
    Table 92: France, Historical Reduction Of Tax Rebate On Biofuels
    Table 93: France, Proposed reduction In Biofuels Tax Rebate
    Table 94: Italy, RPS, Minimum Obligation Quota per Fiscal year
    Table 95: Italy, Green Power Certificates, by Renewable Energy Source
              Co-efficient factor
    Table 96: Italy, Purchase And Sale By The Grid Operator, Tariffs 2008
    Table 97: Italy, Feed in Tariff System
    Table 98: Italy, Solar Feed-in-Tariff, EUR  / KWh, 2007-08
    Table 99: Italy, Solar PV Support Measures, 2008
    Table 100: Renewables Obligation for England, Wales and Scotland, 2006
               to 2015
    Table 101: Renewables Obligation for the Northern Ireland, 2007 to 2013
    Table 102: The UK, Renewable Energy, Overview of Proposed Bands
    Table 103: The UK, Low Carbon Buildings Program, Grants Available To
               Householders
    Table 104: The UK, Low Carbon Buildings Program, Grant validity periods
    Table 105: The UK, Low Carbon Buildings Program Phase 2, Technologies
               supplied by Framework Suppliers
    Table 106: Austria, Feed In tariffs Renewable Electricity Generation,
               2008
    Table 107: Austria, Support Fee Payable By Consumers (2007-09)
    Table 108: Sunshine For Vienna, Development of Solar Thermal Systems,
               2001-08
    Table 109: Austria, Wind Power Tariffs, 2003-08
    Table 110: Netherlands, SDE, 2008
    Table 111: Netherlands, Details Of The SDE, 2009
    Table 112: SDE, Total Realized Power And Target For This Cabinet
               Period, 2009
    Table 113: Netherlands, ROB, Maximum Grants Available, 2009
    Table 114: Poland Quota System, Percentage of Quota Set, 2008-2017
    Table 115: Poland, New Biofuels Tax Exemptions, 2007
    Table 116: Poland, Mandatory Biofuel Targets 2008-13
    Table 117: Sweden Electricity Certificate Scheme, Quota Obligation
    Table 118: Eco Car Subsidy, Eligibility Requirements
    Table 119: Australia, Solar Homes and Communities Plan, Grants
               Available
    Table 120: Australia, Solar, Summary of States Solar Feed in Programs
    Table 121: Australia, Solar PV Support Measures
    Table 122: Australia , Excise Rates for Ethanol and Biodiesel, 2010
               to 2015
    Table 123: China, Major Renewable Energy Policies and Acts
    Table 124: China, Major Renewable Energy Policies and Acts (Cont.)
    Table 125: China, Renewable Energy Law, Five Major Regulations
    Table 126: China, Solar PV Support Measures, 2008
    Table 127: China, Central Policies for Wind Power
    Table 128: China, Province Specific Wind Incentive Schemes
    Table 129: China, Small Hydro Power Incentive Schemes
    Table 130: China, Rural Electrification Policies for Small Hydro Power
    Table 131: India Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Acts, 1998- 2008
    Table 132: India Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Acts, 1998- 2008
               (Cont.)
    Table 133: India, Grid-interactive Power Program, Central Financial
               Assistance Available
    Table 134: India, Off-grid Renewable Energy Programs
    Table 135: India, Off-grid Renewable Energy Programs (Cont.)
    Table 136: India, Off-grid Renewable Energy Programs (Cont.)
    Table 137: Remote Village Electrification, Maximum Central Financial
               Assistance
    Table 138: India, Demonstration and Promotion of Solar Photovoltaic
               Devices/ Systems, Indicative Target 2008-12
    Table 139: India, Demonstration and Promotion of Solar Photovoltaic
               Devices/ System, Yearly Expenditure 2008-12
    Table 140: India, GRIHA, Registration -cum-Rating Fee
    Table 141: India, Interest/ Capital Subsidy Scheme, Applicable Interest
               rates For Soft Loans
    Table 142: India, Custom Duty for Wind Energy Equipments and Components
    Table 143: India, Policies Introduced / Incentives Declared by the
               State Governments for Private Sector Wind Projects
    Table 144: India, Policies Introduced / Incentives Declared by the
               State Governments for Private Sector Wind Projects (Contd)
    Table 145: India, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Financing
               Guidelines for Wind Energy Projects
    Table 146: India, Classification Of Small Hydro Projects
    Table 147: India, Subsidy For Small Hydro Power Plants
    Table 148: India, Renovation and Modernisation OF SHP, Financial
               Assistance Provided
    Table 149: India, Renewable Power Policies for Hydropower (Buy Back
               Rate - Rs./kWh)
    Table 150: India, Renewable Power Policies for Bio-power (Buy Back
               Rate - Rs./kWh)
    Table 151: India, Biomass Power Cogeneration Incentive Schemes
    Table 152: India, Biomass Power Cogeneration Incentive Schemes (State
               Govt./Utility wise)
    Table 153: India, Bio-fuel Incentive Schemes
    Table 154: Japan, Utilization Targets For New Energy (TWh/ Year)
    Table 155: Japan, JREPP Vision, Share of Renewables in Electricity
               Generation, 2050
    Table 156: Japan, New Energy Facility Introduction Project, Eligible
               Systems And Requirements For Local Government, 2008
    Table 157: Japan, New Energy Facility Introduction Project, Eligible
               Systems And Requirements For Local Government, 2008 (Cont.)
    Table 158: Japan, PV Roadmap Toward 2030, Financial Milestones
    Table 159: Japan, Solar PV Support Measures, 2008
    Table 160: Japan, Subsidies for Development Of Small and Medium-sized
               Hydroelectric Power Plants, 2008
    Table 161: New Zealand, Summary Of Actions For Promoting Renewable
               Electricity
    Table 162: New Zealand, Bioenergy Initiative, Government Funding
               Available, 2007-2010
    Table 163: Indonesia, Potential of Renewable Energy
    Table 164: Indonesia, Energy policy, Laws and Regulation
    Table 165: Indonesia , Minimum Mandatory On Biodiesel Utilization
    Table 166: Indonesia , Minimum Mandatory On Bioethanol Utilization
    Table 167: Russia, Expected Share of Different Renewable Energy
               Sources, Till 2020
    Table 168: Thailand, Adder to the Normal Tariff for Small Power
               Producer and Very Small Power Producer Program
    Table 169: Thailand, Alternative Energy Target To 2022
    Table 170: Thailand, Renewable Energy Development Plan, Promotion
               Measures
    Table 171: Thailand, Transport Fuels, Excise Tax Rate and Reduced Rate
               for Biofuels
    Table 172: Thailand, E20 Gasohol Policy
1.2 List of Figures
    Figure 1: The US, Tax Credits Under PTC
    Figure 2: The US, Renewable Fuel Standard, 2006-2022
    Figure 3: Colorado, RPS, Comparison of Percentage of Renewable
              Electricity Required by Investor owned and Municipal
              Utilities
    Figure 4: Iowa, Renewable Fuel Standard
    Figure 5: Minnesota , Xcel Energy, Renewable Portfolio Standard
              Requirement
    Figure 6: Minnesota , Other Utilities, Renewable Portfolio Standard
              Requirement
    Figure 7: Nevada, Renewable Portfolio Standard
    Figure 8: New Jersey, Renewable Portfolio Standard , Targets
    Figure 9: New Jersey, Renewable Energy Incentive Program, Comparison of
              Incentives Available
    Figure 10: New York , RPS Energy Targets
    Figure 11: Oregon, RPS targets for Large Facilities
    Figure 12: Texas, Renewable Portfolio Standards
    Figure 13: Washington, Renewable Energy Standard Targets
    Figure 14: Canada, ecoENERGY for Renewable Heat, Comparison of
               Incentive Available
    Figure 15: Canada, ecoENERGY for Biofuels, Comparison of Incentives
               Available
    Figure 16: BC, Standing Offer Program, Base Prices By Region
    Figure 17: Ontario, Renewable Energy Standard Offer Program, Tariffs
               Available
    Figure 18: Ontario, RESOP, Contracts Executed, 2007-08
    Figure 19: Brazil, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs for Different
               Technologies
    Figure 20: Germany, EEG 2009, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs for
               Different Technologies
    Figure 21: Germany, Comparison of Solar Tariffs
    Figure 22: Germany, Wind Feed in Tariffs, Comparison with Historical
               Tariffs
    Figure 23: Germany, Geothermal Energy, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs
    Figure 24: Germany, Hydro Energy, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs
    Figure 25: Germany, Biomass Energy, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs
    Figure 26: Germany, Different Gas Facilities, Comparison of Feed in
               Tariffs
    Figure 27: Germany, Comparison Of Old And New Tax Rates For Biodiesel
    Figure 28: Germany, Biofuel Mandates, 2007-15
    Figure 29: Spain, Targets Increase in Different Renewable Energy
               Technologies Under PER (2005-10)
    Figure 30: Spain, Available Solar Feed-in Tariffs, 2007-08
    Figure 31: France, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs for Different
               Technologies
    Figure 32: France, Comparison of Solar Feed in tariffs
    Figure 33: France, Increase in Biofuels Quota, 2008-15
    Figure 34: France, Historical Reduction Of Tax Rebate On Biofuels,
               2003-08
    Figure 35: Italy, RPS, Minimum Obligation Quota per Fiscal year
               (2007-11)
    Figure 36: Italy, Comparison of Feed in tariffs for Different
               Technologies
    Figure 37: Italy, Comparison of Solar Tariffs Available for Different
               Types of Systems for Different Capacities
    Figure 38: England, Wales and Scotland, Renewables Obligation, 2006-15
    Figure 39: Northern Ireland, Renewables Obligation, 2006-15
    Figure 40: Austria, Comparison of Feed in tariffs for different
               Technologies, 2008
    Figure 41: Austria, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs for Small Hydro
               Facilities
    Figure 42: Austria, Support Fee To be paid by the Consumers. 2007-09
    Figure 43: Austria, Changes in Wind Tariffs, 2003-08
    Figure 44: Netherlands, Targets For Capacity Addition for Major
               Renewable Energy Technologies
    Figure 45: Poland, Renewable Electricity Required under the RPS
    Figure 46: Poland, Mandatory Biofuel Targets 2008-13
    Figure 47: Sweden, Electricity Certificate Scheme, Quota Obligation
    Figure 48: Australia, New Renewable Energy Targets and Comparison with
               Targets Under MRET
    Figure 49: India, Remote Village Electrification Program, Maximum
               Central Financial Assistance Available
    Figure 50: India, Demonstration and Promotion of Solar Photovoltaic
               Devices/ Systems, Indicative Targets 2008-12
    Figure 51: India, Demonstration and Promotion of Solar Photovoltaic
               Devices/ Systems, Yearly Expenditure
    Figure 52: India, Comparison of Tariffs Provided by Different States
               For Wind Power
    Figure 53: India, Small hydro Power, Comparison Of Tariffs Offered By
               Different States
    Figure 54: Japan, Targets for Renewable Energy under the RPS
    Figure 55: Japan, JREPP Vision, Share of Renewables in Electricity
               Generation, 2050
    Figure 56: Indonesia, Presidential Decree No. 5/2006, National Energy
               Mix 2025
    Figure 57: Russia, Targets for Major Renewable Energy Sources
    Figure 58: Thailand, Comparison of Adder Tariffs Available for
               Different Technologies
    Figure 59: Thailand, Renewable Energy targets, 2008-2022
    Figure 60: Thailand, Excise Rate on Transport Fuels
    Figure 61: GlobalData Methodology

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