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Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2015

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Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2015

Summary

“Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2015” 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 2015
1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 5
1.1 List of Tables 9
1.2 List of Figures 12
2 Introduction to Renewable Energy Policy 14
2.1 Overview of Renewable Energy Sources 14
2.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Overview 16
2.3 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Major Policy Measures 17
2.4 Report Guidance 19
3 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Europe 20
3.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 20
3.2 Renewable Energy Targets 20
3.3 Renewable Energy Support Policies Comparison 21
3.4 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Action Plans 22
4 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Germany 24
4.1 Renewable Energy Market, Germany, Overview 24
4.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Germany, Major Policies and Incentives 24
4.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Germany 37
4.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Germany 39
4.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Germany 43
4.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Germany 43
4.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Germany 45
4.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Germany 47
5 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Spain 50
5.1 Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Overview 50
5.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Spain, Major Policies and Incentives 50
5.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Spain 58
5.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Spain 58
5.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Spain 60
5.6 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Spain 60
6 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Italy 62
6.1 Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Overview 62
6.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Italy, Major Policies and Incentives 63
6.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Italy 74
6.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Italy 80
6.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Italy 80
6.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Italy 81
6.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Italy 81
6.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Italy 82
7 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, France 86
7.1 Renewable Energy Market, France, Overview 86
7.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, France, Major Policies and Incentives 86
7.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, France 98
7.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, France 101
7.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, France 103
7.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, France 104
7.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, France 105
7.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, France 106
8 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Austria 111
8.1 Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Overview 111
8.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Austria, Major Policies and Incentives 111
8.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Austria 121
8.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Austria 122
8.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Austria 122
8.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Austria 123
8.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Austria 125
8.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Austria 128
9 Renewable Energy Framework, Netherlands 130
9.1 Renewable Energy Market, Netherlands, Overview 130
9.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Netherlands, Major Policies and Incentives 130
9.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Netherlands 152
9.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Netherlands 153
9.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Netherlands 155
9.6 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Netherlands 156
10 Renewable Energy Framework, Norway 158
10.1 Renewable Energy Market, Norway, Overview 158
10.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Norway, Major Policies and Incentives 159
10.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Norway 172
10.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Norway 175
10.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Norway 175
10.6 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Norway 176
11 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Poland 178
11.1 Renewable Energy Market, Poland, Overview 178
11.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Poland, Major Policies and Incentives 178
11.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Poland 190
11.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Poland 190
11.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Poland 191
11.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Poland 191
11.7 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Poland 193
12 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Sweden 194
12.1 Renewable Energy Market, Sweden, Overview 194
12.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Sweden, Major Policies and Incentives 194
12.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Sweden 201
12.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Sweden 202
12.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Sweden 205
12.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Sweden 206
12.7 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Sweden 207
13 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, UK 212
13.1 Renewable Energy Market, UK, Overview 212
13.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, UK, Major Policies and Incentives 213
13.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, UK 227
13.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, UK 229
13.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, UK 233
13.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, UK 233
13.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, UK 235
13.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, UK 237
14 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Turkey 244
14.1 Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, Overview 244
14.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Turkey, Major Policies and Incentives 244
14.3 Policy Support for Biofuel, Turkey 252
14.4 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Turkey 253
15 Appendix 256
15.1 Market Definitions 256
15.2 Abbreviations 257
15.3 Sources 260
15.4 Methodology 263
15.5 Disclaimer 264

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Renewable Energy Market, Global, Overview of Various Renewable Energy Sources, 2014 24
Table 2: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Renewable Energy Share and Targets (%), 2014 30
Table 3: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Major Policy Supporting Instruments, 2015 31
Table 4: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Targeted Contribution from Renewable Energy (%), 2020-2050 37
Table 5: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Expansion Corridor Targets, 2020-2050 37
Table 6: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Combined Heat and Power, Bonus, 2013 41
Table 7: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Grants by BAFA, 2013 43
Table 8: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power Feed-in Tariff, January to March 2015 47
Table 9: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power Feed-in Tariff, April to June 2015 47
Table 10: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power Feed-In Tariff Degression Rate, 2013 48
Table 11: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Wind Power Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 50
Table 12: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, 2014 53
Table 13: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biomass Power Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 55
Table 14: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Landfill Gas, Sewage Gas and Mine Gas Facility Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 55
Table 15: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biogas, Class I Feedstock Bonus, 2012 56
Table 16: Energy Efficiency, Germany, Energy-Efficient Refurbishment Program Grants and Loans, 2013 57
Table 17: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Green Power Certificate System Co-efficient Factor, 2014 76
Table 18: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariff I, Technology Eligibility, 2014 77
Table 19: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariff I, 2014 77
Table 20: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariff II (per MWh), 2014 78
Table 21: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Premium Tariff I Technology Eligibility, 2014 79
Table 22: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Premium Tariff I Tariffs, 2014 80
Table 23: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Eligibility Comparison of Feed-in Tariffs and Premium Tariff Schemes, 2014 82
Table 24: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Tariffs Provided under Tendering, 2014 83
Table 25: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariffs for PV Systems Installed on Buildings and Fed into Grid, 2014 86
Table 26: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariffs for PV Systems Installed for Self-Consumption, 2014 87
Table 27: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariffs for PV Plants Using Innovative Technology, 2014 87
Table 28: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Concentrated PV System Feed-in Tariffs, 2014 88
Table 29: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Solar Thermal, Subsidy, 2014 88
Table 30: Renewable Energy Market, France, Tax Credit, 2014 103
Table 31: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar PV Feed-in Tariffs, January 2012 to June 2013 108
Table 32: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar PV Feed-in Tariffs, January 2014 to December 2014 109
Table 33: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar PV Feed-in Tariffs, Degression Rates, 2014 110
Table 34: Renewable Energy Market, France, Wind, Feed-in Tariffs, 2014 111
Table 35: Renewable Energy Market, France, Geothermal Feed-in Tariffs, 2014 113
Table 36: Renewable Energy Market, France, Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, 2014 113
Table 37: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biogas Feed-in Tariffs, 2014 115
Table 38: Renewable Energy Market, France, Eco-Interest Loans, Bundle of Works Option, Eligibility, 2014 118
Table 39: Renewable Energy Market, France, Eco-interest Loan Eligibility, 2014 118
Table 40: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Feed-in Tariffs, 2013 129
Table 41: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Solar Feed-in Tariffs, 2012-2014 130
Table 42: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Small Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 and 2013 133
Table 43: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Biopower Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 and 2013 135
Table 44: Renewable Energy Market, Netherlands, SDE+ 2012 Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 145
Table 45: Renewable Energy Market, Netherlands, SDE+2013 Feed-in Tariffs, 2013 149
Table 46: Renewable Energy Market, Netherlands, SDE+2014 Feed-in Tariffs, 2014 153
Table 47: Renewable Energy Market, Netherlands, Guarantees of Origin Participants, 2013 157
Table 48: Renewable Power Market, Netherlands, Environmental Protection Tax Levy, 2014 161
Table 49: Renewable Energy Market, Norway, Renewable Quota Obligation (certificates per MWh), 2013-2035 171
Table 50: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Renewable Quota Obligation (%), 2013-2021 195
Table 51: Renewable Energy Market, Sweden, Quota Obligation per MWh, 2012-2035 208
Table 52: Renewable Energy, UK, Renewable Obligation, Technology Eligibility, 2014 227
Table 53: Renewable Energy, UK, Renewable Obligation (ROCs/MWh), 2009-2016 228
Table 54: Renewable Energy, England and Wales, Renewable Obligation by Technology (ROCs/MWh), 2014 229
Table 55: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Climate Change Levy, 2012-2015 232
Table 56: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Solar Power, Feed-in Tariff (£/kWh), 2015 237
Table 57: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Solar Power, Feed-in Tariff (£/kWh), July 2015 to September 2015 238
Table 58: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Wind Power, Feed-in Tariff, 2010-2014 239
Table 59: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Wind Power, Feed-in Tariff, April 2015 to March 2016 240
Table 60: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Hydropower, Feed-in Tariffs, 2010-2016 243
Table 61: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Anaerobic Digestion and Combined Heat and Power, Feed-in Tariffs, 2010-2016 245
Table 62: Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, Feed-in Tariffs ($/kWh), 2015 259
Table 63: Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, Bonus Payment for Made-in Components ($/kWh), 2011 260
Table 64: Abbreviations 266

1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Policy Timeline, 2006-2015 34
Figure 2: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Annual Installations (GW), 2005-2014 35
Figure 3: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Policy Timeline, 2004-2014 60
Figure 4: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Annual Installed Capacity (GW), 2004-2014 61
Figure 5: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Policy Timeline, 2005-2014 72
Figure 6: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Annual Installed Capacity (GW), 2004-2014 73
Figure 7: Renewable Power Market, France, Policy Timeline, 2005-2014 96
Figure 8: Renewable Power Market, France, Annual Installed Capacity (GW), 2004-2014 96
Figure 9: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Policy Timeline, 2004-2014 121
Figure 10: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Annual Installed Capacity (MW), 2004-2014 122
Figure 11: Renewable Power Market, Netherlands, Policy Timeline, 2005-2014 140
Figure 12: Renewable Power Market, Netherlands, Annual Installed Capacity (MW), 2004-2014 141
Figure 13: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Policy Timeline, 2004-2014 168
Figure 14: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Annual Installed Capacity (MW), 2004-2014 169
Figure 15: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Policy Timeline, 2005-2014 188
Figure 16: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Annual Installed Capacity (MW), 2004-2014 189
Figure 17: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Renewable Quota Obligation (%), 2013-2021 195
Figure 18: Renewable Power Market, Sweden, Policy Timeline, 2005-2014 204
Figure 19: Renewable Power Market, Sweden, Annual Installed Capacity (MW), 2004-2014 204
Figure 20: Renewable Power Market, the UK, Policy Timeline, 2004-2014 221
Figure 21: Renewable Power Market, UK, Annual Installed Capacity (GW), 2004-2014 222
Figure 22: Renewable Power Market, Turkey, Policy Timeline, 2005-2014 254
Figure 23: Renewable Power Market, Turkey, Annual Installed Capacity (MW), 2004-2014 255

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