Even though most analysts focused only on the economic aspects of feed-in tariffs and quota models and not on non-economic factors, such as transparency and local ownership, the results were startling–in part because they were coming from Brussels. In a now famous 2005 study, Commission researchers concluded that “well-adapted feed-in tariff regimes are generally the most efficient and effective support schemes for promoting renewable electricity.” . .
Powering the Green Economy: The Feed-in Tariff Handbook is a book that has been out for some time and though … Read more
Ontario and Vermont Pass–California & Oregon Fail
How do existing North American feed-in tariff programs stand up
to best practices worldwide? How well do they compare to, say,
programs in Germany or France? What programs are world-class?
What programs are laggards?
There are sometimes provisions for adjusting Renewable Tariffs for inflation, however, the amount of adjustment varies widely. Between … Read more