Thailand has demonstrated how a higher feed-in tariff at the outset allows investors to become comfortable with the costs of doing business.

Frost & Sullivan predicts that solar photovoltaic (PV) and other renewable energy markets will grow across the Asia-Pacific region in 2014, as the result of new feed-in tariffs and improvements to existing policies.

Renewable energy Feed-in Tariffs (REFIT) have been highly effective in many countries, and provide a proven example of a results-based climate finance instrument, if tuned carefully over time to be sustainable.

Along with the smart grid, the feed-in tariff systems is part of the Energy Department at the Prime Ministers Office (EDPMO)’s renewable energy outlook and focus for the year 2013 and beyond. . .