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China Feed Law

China to support nearly 23GW of solar with new feed-in tariff

July 12, 2019,   by John Parnell

The long-awaited new FiT system awards capacity through a reverse auction with interested parties bidding for a premium to be paid on top of regional benchmark electricity prices. It replaces the old...

Category: China FIT

China Installs 5.2 Gigawatts Of Solar As Government Unveils 2019 Feed-in Tariffs

May 1, 2019,   by Joshua S Hill

hina’s National Energy Administration announced Monday that a total of 5.2 gigawatts (GW) of solar was installed during the first quarter while, at the same time, the Price Bureau of China’s National...

Category: China FIT, News on Solar Energy

China installed 43.6 GW of solar last year – despite 5/31 New Policy

January 17, 2019,   by Vincent Shaw

Whilst the government’s 5/31 New Policy announcement undoubtedly slowed installations, there was still 20 GW of large-scale, ground-mounted PV installed after the policy u-turn, after only 3.6 GW had...

Category: China FIT

China Seeks To Achieve “Grid Price Parity” For Wind & Solar

September 21, 2018,   by Joshua S Hill

China’s feed-in tariff — which was capped in May, much to the surprise of the global solar industry — would be set aside in these regions and local governments would be given freedom and encouraged...

Category: China FIT

China Installs 24.3 Gigawatts Of Solar In First Half Of 2018

August 6, 2018,   by Joshua S Hill

China’s National Energy Administration announced last week that the country installed a total of 24.3 gigawatts (GW) worth of new solar capacity throughout the first half of the year, made up of only...

Category: China FIT, News on Solar Energy

Generate income by generating power – Hong Kong homes close to selling solar power under new ‘feed-in tariff’ scheme

April 24, 2018,   by Ernest Kao

Hongkongers can apply to sell renewable energy into the grid as early as next week, officials from the larger of the city’s two power companies said on Monday as they presented details of a new...

Category: China FIT

Hong Kong authorities propose generous new rooftop solar FIT

April 20, 2018,   by Brian Publicover

The Hong Kong government will start discussing plans from early next week to give owners of residential and commercial rooftop solar PV systems the chance to sell surplus electricity to the grid.

Category: China FIT

Annual solar installations to surpass 105 GW on Chinese deployment, European rebound

January 29, 2018,   by Brian Publicover

Global solar installations could reach about 106 GW this year, largely on the back of high deployment in China and an anticipated demand recovery in Europe, according to a recent report.

Category: China FIT, News on Solar Energy

China To Install 403 Gigawatts Of Wind Energy Over Next Decade, According To MAKE Consulting

June 29, 2017,   by Joshua S Hill

The Chinese Government is therefore set to publish at least 2 or 3 additional reductions to the onshore wind FiT level before 2023.

Category: China FIT, News on Large Wind

China trials wind and solar certificate scheme in move away from feed-in tariffs

February 3, 2017,   by John Parnell

China will trial a green energy certificate trading scheme as it looks to reduce its exposure to feed-in tariff (FiT) payments.

Category: China FIT

China may revise 2017 PV feed-in tariff cuts

October 20, 2016,   by Nuying Huang, Taipei; Adam Hwang

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has set tentative feed-in tariff rates for PV power stations to be established in 2017, reducing them by 23.47-31.25% from the 2016 level....

Category: China FIT

Optimal feed-in tariff for solar photovoltaic power generation in China: A real options analysis

August 1, 2016,   by M.M. Zhanga, D.Q. Zhoua, P. Zhoua, G.Q. Liub

The feed-in tariffs of 30 provinces range from 0.68 RMB/kWh to 1.71 RMB/kWh, and the average level is 1.01 RMB/kWh.

Category: China FIT

China Blows Past the U.S. in Wind Power

February 2, 2016,   by Daniel Cusick

“The feed-in tariff is still important as a driver,” Lewis said, “but there are other government policies and incentives that are continuing to drive the rapid pace” of wind power development in...

Category: China FIT, News on Large Wind

China presses on with 2016 solar FiT cuts

December 24, 2015,   by Ben Willis

“The central government’s intention is obvious, future installations shall take place in provinces across East China, preferably in the form of distributed generation,” China-based analyst Frank...

Category: China FIT

China plans to further reduce 2016 PV feed-in tariffs

December 16, 2015,   by Nuying Huang, Taipei; Adam Hwang

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in October 2015 announced tentative PV feed-in tariffs for 2016, which will be 2-5.88% lower than this year's level. But it now plans to cut...

Category: China FIT

China considering 3-5% reduction in feed-in tariff

October 30, 2015,   by John Parnell

While this could be interpreted as a negative, reductions of 3% are unlikely to outpace falling equipment (BOS) costs and reductions in the cost of capital for projects.

Category: China FIT

Feed-in Tariff for Hong Kong

July 10, 2015,   by Ashley Kong

“By implementing a feed-in tariff scheme, people would be motivated to install solar PV panels as the installation costs can be compensated by the tariff, or even make profit from it.”

Category: China FIT

Hong Kong should catch up with the global push for renewable energy

August 20, 2014,   by Sarah Keung

However, policies and economic incentives are required. Many governments, such as those in Britain, the US, Japan and mainland China have devised policies to encourage distributed generation. One is...

Category: China FIT

Reuters: China sets tariffs for offshore wind power generators

June 19, 2014,  

China's power grids will pay 0.75-0.85 yuan ($0.12-0.14) per kilowatt-hour for electricity produced by offshore wind turbines, the country's state planning agency said on Thursday in a bid to...

Category: China FIT

The State Of The Chinese Solar Market and FITs

April 29, 2014,   by Trefis Team

Last year, China installed a total of about 12 gigawatts (GW) of new solar capacity, up from just about 3 GW in 2012, making it the worlds largest solar market by far. . . At present, the country...

Category: China FIT, News on Solar Energy

Climate Spectator: 12 GW solar market outstrips Chinese expectations

January 24, 2014,  

A CNY 1 (16 US cents) per kWh feed-in tariff for large PV projects connecting to the transmission grid ended on 1 January, creating the year-end rush. China’s National Energy Administration announced...

Category: China FIT

Solar Server: China approves regional variations to feed-in tariff for solar PV

September 3, 2013,  

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has announced three regional pricing variations for the nation's feed-in tariff for solar photovoltaic (PV) generation, which it says are...

Category: China FIT

China feed in tariff price for nuclear energy will boost nuclear power in China while still providing globally competitive electricity prices

July 21, 2013,   by Brian Wang

A price of RMB0.43 will be paid for each kilowatt-hour generated by new Chinese nuclear power plants, according to a ruling by the National Development and Reform Commission intended to incentivise...

Category: China FIT, Nuclear Power

Herald: Research and Markets: Biomass Industry in China 2013

June 7, 2013,  

The biomass industry in China is currently at a stage of development and is supported by a Feed-in Tariff mechanism. Currently, natural gas contributes 5GW to China's total installed power generation...

Category: China FIT

Bloomberg: China to Continue with Solar Tariffs Varying by Resource Intensity

December 19, 2012,  

“The feed-in tariffs may vary according to local irradiation conditions,” said Wang Xiaoting, an analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance in Beijing. “It is less likely that the current tariff of 1...

Category: China FIT

Renewable Energy Tariffs in China

February 9, 2012,  

The Peoples Republic of China passed a Renewable Energy Law in early March 2005. The passage of the Renewable Energy Law marks a turning point for China and emphasizes that renewable energy tariffs...[more]

Category: China FIT

China doubles surcharge for renewable energy-

December 4, 2011,  

The move to raise the surcharge rate has considerably boosted the medium-term outlook for solar in China and led to notable stock market jumps for Suntech, JA Solar, Yingli Green and several other...

Category: China FIT

SF Chronicle: China to Reach Same Level as the US in 2011, Says Solarbuzz

November 7, 2011,  

According to the report, 195 projects, with a total capacity of over 1.8 GW, will be installed within 2011. That installed capacity in China will closely match the installed capacity in the US this...

Category: China FIT

NYT: China Uses Feed-In Tariff to Build Domestic Solar Market

September 14, 2011,  

After years of simply taking advantage of overseas demand, China has taken a critical step to form its own solar market. Since last month, project developers here can sell electricity generated from...

Category: China FIT

CAP: China Goes Solar as America Stumbles-

September 7, 2011,   by Melanie Hart

Category: USA FIT, China FIT

Suntech: China Readies for Solar Feed-in-Tariff

August 11, 2011,  

They only need to look at the success of the country’s wind energy feed-in-tariff in 2009, which led to the explosive growth of its wind energy industry. . . Suntech welcomes this initiative, as it...

Category: China FIT

Bloomberg: China Sets Solar Power Price to Boost Profits, Investment

August 1, 2011,  

“This feed-in tariff is much higher than the prices from China’s first two rounds of bidding,” Luo Lu, an analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, said in Beijing. “At current costs, this guarantees...

Category: China FIT

Financial Times: China Offers Solar Feed-in Tariff

January 8, 2011,  

China has announced its first nationwide feed-in tariff for solar projects in a step that underscores the determination of the world’s biggest energy user to move toward renewable energy.

Category: China FIT

A New Revolution: China Hikes Wind and Solar Power Targets

October 9, 2009,  

For solar PV and solar thermal power projects, a feed-in tariff, based on the principle of reasonable production cost plus reasonable profit, is set by the pricing department of the State Council...

Category: China FIT

China Launches Differentiated Wind Energy Tariffs

September 1, 2009,   by Paul Gipe

  China has instituted a new system of differentiated wind energy tariffs based on four wind energy zones. The move is the first in Asia since South Korea implemented a feed-in tariff program in...[more]

Category: China FIT

China will have solar feed-in tariff in place in 2009

August 21, 2009,  

The Chinese government is readying a feed-in tariff (FIT) for utility-scale solar plants that will dwarf the country's previous solar subsidies, and drive a wave of investment into the sector,...

Category: China FIT

GWEC Calls for Feed-in Tariffs in China

January 22, 2009,  

  An editorial in the British magazine "Nature", noted that the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association and the China Wind Energy Association had called...[more]

Category: China FIT

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