Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2014

  • July 2014
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  • Global Data
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  • 280 pages

Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2014

Summary

“Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2014” is the latest policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the region.

The report presents an in-depth analysis of the renewable energy policies across the major countries in Europe namely the Germany, France, Italy, the UK, Spain, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden and Turkey. The report provides the current and future renewable energy targets and plans along with the present policy framework, giving a fair idea of overall growth potential of their renewable energy industry. The report also provides major technology specific policies and incentives provided in each of these countries. The report also provides insights to major policy initiatives for the market development of renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, biopower and biofuels.

The report is built using data and information sourced from industry associations, government websites and statutory bodies. The information is also sourced through other secondary research sources such as industry and trade magazines.

Scope

- The report covers policy measures and incentives used by the major countries in Europe region to promote renewable energy.
- The report details promotional measures in different countries both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies namely solar, wind, geothermal, hydro and bioenergy.
- The report also highlights the differences and focus of the renewable energy policy frameworks in different countries in Europe.
- The report provides a platform for comparison of various renewable energy policies across countries. Major countries include Germany, France, Italy, the UK, Spain, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden and Turkey.

Reasons to buy

- Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about policy decisions being taken on renewable energy by different markets.
- Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting the renewable energy markets.
- Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in different countries.
- Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of insights on the future opportunities and critical success factors in the renewable energy market.
- Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.

Table Of Contents

Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2014
1 Table of Contents

2 Introduction 14
2.1 Overview of Renewable Energy Sources 14
2.2 Report Guidance 16
3 Introduction to Renewable Energy Policy 17
3.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Overview 17
3.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Major Policy Measures 18
4 Renewable Energy Market, Europe 20
4.1 Renewable Energy Market 20
4.2 Renewable Energy Targets 20
4.3 Renewable Energy Support Policies Comparison 21
4.4 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Action Plans 22
5 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Germany 24
5.1 Renewable Energy, Germany, Overview 24
5.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Germany, Major Policies and Incentives 24
5.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Germany 37
5.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Germany 39
5.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Germany 43
5.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Germany 43
5.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Germany 45
5.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Germany 47
6 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Spain 50
6.1 Renewable Energy, Spain, Overview 50
6.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Spain, Major Policies and Incentives 50
6.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Spain 57
6.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Spain 57
6.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Spain 59
6.6 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Spain 60
7 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Italy 62
7.1 Renewable Energy, Italy, Overview 62
7.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Italy, Major Policies and Incentives 63
7.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Italy 78
7.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Italy 83
7.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Italy 83
7.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Italy 84
7.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Italy 84
7.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Italy 85
8 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, France 89
8.1 Renewable Energy, France, Overview 89
8.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, France, Major Policies and Incentives 89
8.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, France 101
8.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, France 104
8.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, France 106
8.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, France 107
8.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, France 109
8.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, France 109
9 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Austria 115
9.1 Renewable Energy, Austria, Overview 115
9.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Austria, Major Policies and Incentives 115
9.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Austria 125
9.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Austria 126
9.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Austria 127
9.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Austria 127
9.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Austria 129
9.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Austria 132
10 Renewable Energy Framework, The Netherlands 134
10.1 Renewable Energy, the Netherlands, Overview 134
10.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, the Netherlands, Major Policies and Incentives 134
10.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, the Netherlands 157
10.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, the Netherlands 158
10.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, the Netherlands 160
10.6 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, the Netherlands 160
11 Renewable Energy Framework, Norway 163
11.1 Renewable Energy, Norway, Overview 163
11.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Norway, Major Policies and Incentives 164
11.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Norway 177
11.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Norway 180
11.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Norway 180
11.6 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Norway 181
12 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Poland 183
12.1 Renewable Energy, Poland, Overview 183
12.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Poland, Major Policies and Incentives 183
12.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Poland 194
12.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Poland 194
12.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Poland 195
12.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Poland 195
12.7 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Poland 197
13 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Sweden 199
13.1 Renewable Energy, Sweden, Overview 199
13.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Sweden, Major Policies and Incentives 199
13.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Sweden 207
13.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Sweden 208
13.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Sweden 212
13.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Sweden 212
13.7 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Sweden 214
14 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, UK 218
14.1 Renewable Energy, UK, Overview 218
14.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, UK, Major Policies and Incentives 219
14.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, UK 233
14.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, UK 235
14.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, UK 239
14.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, UK 239
14.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, UK 241
14.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, UK 243
15 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Turkey 250
15.1 Renewable Energy, Turkey, Overview 250
15.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Turkey, Major Policies and Incentives 250
15.3 Policy Support for Biofuel, Turkey 258
15.4 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Turkey 258
16 Appendix 261
16.1 Market Definitions 261
16.2 Abbreviations 262
16.3 Sources 265
16.4 Methodology 269
16.5 Disclaimer 270

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Renewable Energy Market, Global, Overview of Various Renewable Energy Sources, 2013 24
Table 2: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Renewable Energy Share and Targets (%), 2013 30
Table 3: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Major Policy Supporting Instruments, 2014 31
Table 4: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Targeted Contribution from Renewable Energy (%), 2020-2050 37
Table 5: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Combined Heat and Power, Bonus, 2013 41
Table 6: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Grants by BAFA, 2013 43
Table 7: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power Feed-in Tariff, February-April 2014 47
Table 8: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power Feed-in Tariff, May-June 2014 47
Table 9: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power Feed-In Tariff Degression Rate, 2013 48
Table 10: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Wind Power Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 50
Table 11: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 53
Table 12: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biomass Power Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 55
Table 13: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Landfill Gas, Sewage Gas and Mine Gas Facility Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 55
Table 14: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biogas, Class I Feedstock Bonus, 2012 56
Table 15: Energy Efficiency, Germany, Energy-Efficient Refurbishment Program Grants and Loans, 2013 57
Table 16: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Green Power Certificate System Co-efficient Factor, 2013 76
Table 17: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariff I, Technology Eligibility, 2013 77
Table 18: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariff I, 2013 77
Table 19: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariff II, 2013 78
Table 20: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Premium Tariff II Technology Eligibility, 2013 82
Table 21: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Premium Tariff II Tariffs, 2013 83
Table 22: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Eligibility Comparison of Feed-in Tariffs and Premium Tariff Schemes, 2013 85
Table 23: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Tariffs Provided under Tendering, 2013 86
Table 24: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariffs for Photovoltaic Systems Installed on Buildings and Fed into Grid, 2013 89
Table 25: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariffs for Photovoltaic Systems Installed for Self-Consumption, 2013 90
Table 26: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariffs for Photovoltaic Plants Using Innovative Technology, 2013 90
Table 27: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Concentrated Photovoltaic System Feed-in Tariffs, 2013 91
Table 28: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Solar Thermal, Subsidy, 2013 91
Table 29: Renewable Energy Market, France, Tax Credit, 2013 106
Table 30: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar Photovoltaic Feed-in Tariffs, January 2012-June 2013 111
Table 31: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar Photovoltaic Feed-in Tariffs, April 2013-June 2014 112
Table 32: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar Photovoltaic Feed-in Tariffs, Degression Rates (%), 2013 113
Table 33: Renewable Energy Market, France, Wind, Feed-in Tariffs, 2013 114
Table 34: Renewable Energy Market, France, Geothermal Feed-in Tariffs, 2013 116
Table 35: Renewable Energy Market, France, Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, 2013 117
Table 36: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biogas Feed-in Tariffs, 2013 118
Table 37: Renewable Energy Market, France, Eco-Interest Loans, Bundle of Works Option, Eligibility, 2013 122
Table 38: Renewable Energy Market, France, Eco-interest Loan Eligibility, 2013 122
Table 39: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Feed-in Tariffs, 2013 133
Table 40: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Solar Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 - 2014 134
Table 41: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Small Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 and 2013 137
Table 42: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Biopower Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 and 2013 139
Table 43: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, SDE+ 2012 Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 148
Table 44: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, SDE+2013 Feed-in Tariffs, 2013 153
Table 45: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, SDE+2014 Feed-in Tariffs, 2014 158
Table 46: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, Guarantees of Origin Participants, 2013 162
Table 47: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Environmental Protection Tax Levy, 2013 166
Table 48: Renewable Energy Market, Norway, Renewable Quota Obligation (Certificates per MWh, 2013-2035 176
Table 49: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Renewable Quota Obligation (%), 2013-2021 199
Table 50: Renewable Energy Market, Sweden, Quota Obligation per MWh, 2012-2035 214
Table 51: Renewable Energy, UK, Renewable Obligation, Technology Eligibility, 2013 233
Table 52: Renewable Energy, UK, Renewable Obligation (ROCs/MWh), 2009-2015 234
Table 53: Renewable Energy, England and Wales, Renewable Obligation by Technology (ROCs/MWh), 2013 235
Table 54: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Climate Change Levy, 2012-2015 238
Table 55: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Solar Power, Feed-in Tariff (£/kWh), 2014 243
Table 56: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Solar Power, Feed-in Tariff (£/kWh), July 2014-September 2014 244
Table 57: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Wind Power, Feed-in Tariff, 2010-2014 245
Table 58: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Wind Power, Feed-in Tariff, April 2014-March 2015 246
Table 59: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Hydropower, FiTs, 2010-2015 249
Table 60: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Anaerobic Digestion and CHP, Feed-in Tariff, 2010-2015 251
Table 61: Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, Feed-in Tariffs ($/kWh), 2013 264
Table 62: Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, Bonus Payment for "Made-in Components” ($/kWh), 2011 265
Table 63: Abbreviations 271

1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013 34
Figure 2: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Annual Installations, 2004-2013 35
Figure 3: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013 60
Figure 4: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013 60
Figure 5: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013 72
Figure 6: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013 73
Figure 7: Renewable Power Market, France, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013 99
Figure 8: Renewable Power Market, France, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013 100
Figure 9: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Policy Time Line, 2004-2013 125
Figure 10: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Policy Time Line, 2004-2013 126
Figure 11: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013 144
Figure 12: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013 144
Figure 13: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013 174
Figure 14: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013 174
Figure 15: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013 193
Figure 16: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013 193
Figure 17: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Renewable Quota Obligation (%), 2013-2021 199
Figure 18: Renewable Power Market, Sweden, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013 209
Figure 19: Renewable Power Market, Sweden, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013 209
Figure 20: Renewable Power Market, the UK, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013 227
Figure 21: Renewable Power Market, the UK, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013 228
Figure 22: Renewable Power Market, Turkey, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013 260
Figure 23: Renewable Power Market, Turkey, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013 260

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