The European Commission approved on November 28 the Czech Republic’s support scheme for renewable energy projects. The move should put several years of recurring uncertainty over the state payments to bed and ease tension between the energy regulator and the government.

The Czech Republic has announced that it will no longer be offering feed-in tariffs for solar arrays installed after this year. But international media should be careful not to interpret the news as a sign of failure. As a comparison reveals, the Czechs are global leaders in PV.

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