Items in Archive 'Legal & FITs'

Italy solar capacity seen at 2,500 MW yr-end: GSE >> 28 Sep 2010

(Reuters) – Italy, Europe's No. 3 solar market, is expected to boost installed photovoltaic capacity to 2,500 megawatts at the end of 2010 from 1,500 MW now, a senior official at state energy management agency GSE said on Monday.
"We forecast that at the end of this year we can have 2,500 megawatts (of installed capacity)," [...]

India: Government approves 1000 MW grid-connected solar power projects >> 02 Sep 2010

The government is targeting 1000 MW of solar power by 2013 of which 500 MW would be solar PV and 500 MW through solar thermal technology, New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah said today.
In West Bengal a demo tidal wave power project of 100 MW will be executed, Mr. Abdullah said.
He also said as [...]

Spain Nearing Accord With Solar Producers on Reducing Subsidies >> 30 Jul 2010

The Spanish government and solar- power producers almost reached an agreement on reducing subsidies to the industry before officials suspended talks to assess savings from a clampdown on fraud, according to a memo from industry representatives at the meeting.
A draft agreement forming the basis of the talks said subsidies for plants already operating would be [...]

MCS certification could cause artificial restraint of British photovoltaic market >> 02 Jun 2010

The certificate which is issued by the British Standards Institute (BSI) is required for systems of up to 50 kW in size. The residential segment in the UK which is also the strongest is most affected by this regulation.

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