Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2010

  • July 2014
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  • Global Data
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  • 280 pages

The report provides trends and data on renewable energy policies in Europe and analyzes some of the driving forces for the renewable energy segment . It details the key policy instruments adopted by the governments in European countries and analyzes the different forms of incentives and subsidies provided for the development of the renewable energy equipment industry . The report also provides data on key countries in Europe that are investing in renewable energy. The report also includes data on the renewable energy initiatives and legislative frameworks which are driving the renewable energy equipment industry in Europe. Various financial instruments such as tax reforms, subsidies and preferential loans for the development of renewable energy segment is included in the report. The report also analyzes the impact of industry instruments such as feed-in-tariffs on renewable energy segment .

Scope of the Research

The report provides a detailed analysis of European renewable energy policy initiatives. Its

Scope of the Research includes:
- Assessment of the impact of renewable energy policies in different countries in the EU.
- Insights into possible energy policy outcomes and the future, which help in identifying a industry potential for renewable energy equipment.
- The potential industry s for turbines, solar PV panels, geothermal equipment and bio-fuel blending equipment manufacturers and navigating the policy landscape across the countries in Europe.
- Detailed discussion on the renewable energy measures within the solar, geothermal, wind onshore and offshore, hydro and bio-energy segments by country.
- Key data and information about the European renewable energy policies and drivers for renewable energy projects.
- Assessment of key regulations and policies and their impact on the growth of the renewable energy equipment industry .
- Analysis of financial instruments such as tax reforms, subsidies, loans and other types of incentives.
- Details of industry -based instruments such as the certificates and feed-in tariffs that are driving the renewable energy production and renewable energy equipment industry .

Why Should You Get This Report?

- The report will enhance your decision making capabilities in a rapid and time sensitive manner.
- Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights into policy decisions being taken on renewable energy by different countries across Europe.
- Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting the renewable energy equipment industry in Europe.
- Understand the industry positioning of renewable energy equipment in correlation with renewable energy policies.
- Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of insights on the future opportunities and critical success factors in Europe for renewable energy equipment.
- Benchmark your operations and strategies against the major players in the renewable energy segment .
- Be ahead of the competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes on renewable energy in Europe.
- Plan your investments to minimize the impact of renewable energy policies.
- Plan your product development in order to capitalize on the growing renewable energy equipment industry .
- Identify the most suitable geography to invest in the renewable energy equipment industry .
- Target the most suitable geography for renewable energy equipment based on the policies to gain incentives.
- Develop custom strategies for different geographies based on the stringency of the renewable energy policy in the respective area.
- Navigate the renewable energy policy through detailed analysis of current renewable energy equipment industry dynamics and potential changes.
- Identify the most promising geography to invest in renewable energy products and solutions, in order to minimize carbon taxes.

Table Of Contents

1 Table of Contents 3
I. 1 List of Data tables 4
I. 2 List of Charts 5

II Introduction 6
II. 1 GlobalData Report Guidance 6

III Renewable Energy Policy Framework 8
III. 1 Renewable Energy Policy, Overview 8
III. 2 Directive on Promotion of Use of Energy from Renewable Sources 9
III. 3 Renewable Energy Policy Framework and Feed in tariffs 9
III. 4 Renewable Energy Policy Framework and Renewable Portfolio Standard 9
III. 5 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Other Policy Measures 10

IV Germany, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 11
IV. 1 Germany Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 11
IV. 2 Germany Solar Power, Major Policies and Incentives 17
IV. 3 Germany Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 21
IV. 4 Germany Geothermal, Major Policies and Incentives 23
IV. 5 Germany Hydro, Major Policies and Incentives 24
IV. 6 Germany Bioenergy, Major Policies and Incentives 25

V Spain, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 31
V. 1 Spain Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 31
V. 2 Spain Solar PV Power, Major Policies and Incentives 35
V. 3 Spain Solar Thermal Power, Major Policies and Incentives 37
V. 4 Spain Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 38
V. 5 Spain Hydro, Major Policies and Incentives 38
V. 6 Spain Hydro Power, Major Policies and Incentives 38
V. 7 Spain Bioenergy, Major Policies and Incentives 39

VI France, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 41
VI. 1 France Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 41
VI. 2 France Solar Power, Major Policies and Incentives 46
VI. 3 France Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 48
VI. 4 France Geothermal, Major Policies and Incentives 49
VI. 5 France Hydro, Major Policies and Incentives 49
VI. 6 France Bioenergy, Major Policies and Incentives 50

VII Italy, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 54
VII. 1 Italy Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 54
VII. 2 Italy Solar Power, Major Policies and Incentives 59
VII. 3 Italy Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 61
VII. 4 Italy Geothermal, Major Policies and Incentives 62
VII. 5 Italy Hydro, Major Policies and Incentives 62
VII. 6 Italy Bioenergy, Major Policies and Incentives 63

VIII The UK, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 65
VIII. 1 The UK Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 65
VIII. 2 The UK Solar Power, Major Policies and Incentives 72
VIII. 3 The UK Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 73
VIII. 4 The UK Geothermal, Major Policies and Incentives 73
VIII. 5 The UK Hydro, Major Policies and Incentives 74
VIII. 6 The UK Bioenergy, Major Policies and Incentives 74

IX ustria, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 77
IX. 1 Austria Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 77
IX. 2 Austria Solar Power, Major Policies and Incentives 84
IX. 3 Austria Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 86
IX. 4 Austria Geothermal, Major Policies and Incentives 86
IX. 5 Austria Hydro, Major Policies and Incentives 87
IX. 6 Austria Bioenergy, Major Policies and Incentives 87

X Netherlands, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 89
X. 1 Netherlands Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 89
X. 2 Netherlands Solar Power, Major Policies and Incentives 94
X. 3 Netherlands Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 95
X. 4 Netherlands Hydro, Major Policies and Incentives 97
X. 5 Netherlands Bioenergy, Major Policies and Incentives 97

XI Norway, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 100
XI. 1 Norway Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 100
XI. 2 Norway Solar Power, Major Policies and Incentives 105
XI. 3 Norway Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 105
XI. 4 Norway Hydro, Major Policies and Incentives 106
XI. 5 Norway Bioenergy, Major Policies and Incentives 107

XII Poland, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 109
XII. 1 Poland Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 109
XII. 2 Poland Solar Power, Major Policies and Incentives 113
XII. 3 Poland Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 113
XII. 4 Poland Hydro, Major Policies and Incentives 116
XII. 5 Poland Bioenergy, Major Policies and Incentives 116

XIII Sweden, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 119
XIII. 1 Sweden Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 119
XIII. 2 Sweden Solar Power, Major Policies and Incentives 123
XIII. 3 Sweden Wind, Major Policies and Incentives 124
XIII. 4 Sweden Hydro, Major Policies and Incentives 125
XIII. 5 Sweden Bioenergy, Major Policies and Incentives 126

XIV Turkey, Major Policies and March ket Instruments Supporting Renewables 129
XIV. 1 Turkey Renewable Energy, Major Policies and Incentives 129
XIV. 2 Turkey Geothermal, Major Policies and Incentives 132

XV Appendix 133
XV. 1 Abbreviations 133
XV. 2 Methodology 134
XV. 3 Contact us 136
XV. 4 About GlobalData 136
XV. 5 Disclaimer 136

1.1 List of Data tables
Data table 1: Germany, Feed-In Tariffs in EUR Cents/kWh for Hydropower, 2010 17
Data table 2: Germany, Feed-In Tariffs in EUR Cents/kWh for Landfill gas, Sewage Gas and Mine Gas, 2010 17
Data table 3: Germany, Feed-In Tariffs in EUR Cents/kWh for Biomass, 2010 18
Data table 4: Germany, Feed-In Tariffs in EUR Cents/kWh for Geothermal, 2010 19
Data table 5: Germany, Feed-In Tariffs in EUR Cents/kWh for Onshore Wind, 2010 19
Data table 6: Germany, Feed-In Tariffs in EUR Cents/kWh for Offshore Wind, 2010 20
Data table 7: Germany, Feed-In Tariffs in EUR Cents/kWh for Solar, 2010 20
Data table 8: Germany, EEG 2009, Remuneration for Solar Facilities 23
Data table 9: Germany, Revised Feed-In Tariffs in ct/kWh for Solar, 2010 26
Data table 10: Germany, Wind Power Remunerations in EUR centt/kWh 27
Data table 11: Germany, Geothermal Remuneration as per EEG 2009 in EUR cents/ kWh 28
Data table 12: Germany Hydro, Remuneration as per EEG 2009 30
Data table 13: Germany Biomass, Remuneration as of EEG 2009 31
Data table 14: Germany EEG, Bonuses For Biomass 32
Data table 15: Germany, Basic Remuneration For Landfill Gas. Sewage Gas and Mine Gas Facilities in EUR cents/kWh, from 2004 to 2009 33
Data table 16: Germany, Biofuel Quota Law, Increase In Biofuels Blending Mandates in %, from 2007 to 2015 35
Data table 17: Spain PER, Targets for Renewable Energy Plan For from 2005 to 2010 37
Data table 18: Spain, New Feed-in-Tariff, EUR / kWh, 2009 40
Data table 19: Spain, Tax Rebate By Year, 2008-2010 41
Data table 20: Spain, Solar PV Support Measures, 2009 42
Data table 21: France, Renewable Sources Feed-In Tariffs 47
Data table 22: France, Tax Credits For Renewable Energy 48
Data table 23: France, New Solar Feed in Tariffs 52
Data table 24: France, Biomass Tax Credit 56
Data table 25: France, Biofuels Incorporation Targets 56
Data table 26: France, Proposed reduction In Biofuels Tax Rebate 57
Data table 27: Italy, RPS, Minimum Obligation Quota per Fiscal Year, 2007 - 2011 59
Data table 28: Italy, Green Power Certificates, by Renewable Energy Source Co-efficient factor 61
Data table 29: Italy, Feed in Tariff System 63
Data table 30: The UK, Feed in Tariffs for Various Technologies, 2010 70
Data table 31: Renewables Obligation for England, Wales and Scotland, from 2006 to 2015 71
Data table 32: The UK, Renewable Energy, Overview of Proposed Bands 73
Data table 33: The UK, Low Carbon Buildings Program, Grants Available To Householders 75
Data table 34: The UK, Low Carbon Buildings Program, Grant validity periods 75
Data table 35: The UK, Low Carbon Buildings Program Phase 2, Technologies supplied by Framework Suppliers 76
Data table 36: Austria, Feed In Tariffs for Renewable Electricity Generation, 2009 84
Data table 37: Netherlands, Details Of The SDE, 2009 95
Data table 38: SDE, Total Realized Power And Target For This Cabinet Period, 2009 96
Data table 39: Netherlands, ROB, Maximum Grants Available, 2009 103
Data table 40: Poland Quota System, Percentage of Quota Set (%), from 2010 to 2017 116
Data table 41: Poland, Mandatory Biofuel Targets, 2010-13 122
Data table 42: Sweden Electricity Certificate Scheme, Quota Obligation 125
Data table 43: Eco Car Subsidy, Eligibility Requirements 132

1.2 List of Charts
Chart 1: Germany, Wind Feed in Tariffs, Comparison with Historical data al Tariffs, from 2004 to 2009 28
Chart 2: Germany, Geothermal Energy, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs (€ cent/kWh), 2009 29
Chart 3: Germany, Biomass Energy, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs in EUR cents/kWh, from 2004 to 2009 31
Chart 4: Germany, Different Gas Facilities, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs in EUR cents/kWh 33
Chart 5: France, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs for Different Technologies 47
Chart 6: France, Increase in Biofuels Quota, from 2008 to 2015 56
Chart 7: Italy, RPS, Minimum Obligation Quota, from 2007 to 2011 60
Chart 8: Italy, Comparison of Feed in tariffs for Different Technologies 63
Chart 9: Italy, Comparison of Solar Tariffs Available for Different Types of Systems for Different Capacities 65
Chart 10: Northern Ireland, Renewables Obligation (5), from 2006 to 2015 71
Chart 11: Austria, Comparison of Feed in Tariffs for Small Hydro Facilities 86
Chart 12: Netherlands, Targets For Capacity Addition for Major Renewable Energy Technologies (MW) 97
Chart 13: Poland, Renewable Electricity Required under the RPS(%) 116
Chart 14: Poland, Mandatory Biofuel Targets(%), 2010-13 123
Chart 15: Sweden, Electricity Certificate Scheme, Quota Obligation, 2009 - 2030 125
Chart 16: GlobalData Methodology, 2010 139

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