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Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013

Abstract

Summary

"Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013" 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 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. A comparative snapshot of major policy instruments in these countries to support the renewable energy industry has also been provided. Information related to energy efficiency schemes in these countries has also ben provided.

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 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

The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to -

  • 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

1. Table of Contents

  • 1.1. List of Tables
  • 1.2. List of Figures

2. Introduction

  • 2.1. GlobalData Report Guidance

3. Overview of Renewable Energy Sources

4. Introduction to Renewable Energy Policy

  • 4.1. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Overview
  • 4.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Major Policy Measures

5. Renewable Energy Market, Europe

  • 5.1. Renewable Energy Market
  • 5.2. Renewable Energy Targets
  • 5.3. Renewable Energy Support Policies Comparison
  • 5.4. Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Action Plans

6. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Germany

  • 6.1. Renewable Energy, Germany, Overview
  • 6.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Germany, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 6.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Germany
  • 6.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Germany
  • 6.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Germany
  • 6.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Germany
  • 6.7. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Germany
  • 6.8. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Germany

7. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, France

  • 7.1. Renewable Energy, France, Overview
  • 7.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, France, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 7.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, France
  • 7.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, France
  • 7.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, France
  • 7.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, France
  • 7.7. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, France
  • 7.8. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, France

8. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Italy

  • 8.1. Renewable Energy, Italy, Overview
  • 8.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Italy, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 8.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Italy
  • 8.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Italy
  • 8.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Italy
  • 8.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Italy
  • 8.7. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Italy

9. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, The UK

  • 9.1. Renewable Energy, the UK, Overview
  • 9.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, the UK, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 9.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, the UK
  • 9.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, the UK
  • 9.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, the UK
  • 9.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, the UK
  • 9.7. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, the UK
  • 9.8. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, the UK

10. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Spain

  • 10.1. Renewable Energy, Spain, Overview
  • 10.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Spain, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 10.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Spain
  • 10.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Spain
  • 10.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Spain
  • 10.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Spain
  • 10.7. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Spain

11. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Austria

  • 11.1. Renewable Energy, Austria, Overview
  • 11.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Austria, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 11.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Austria
  • 11.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Austria
  • 11.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Austria
  • 11.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Austria
  • 11.7. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Austria
  • 11.8. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Austria

12. Renewable Energy Framework, The Netherlands

  • 12.1. Renewable Energy, the Netherlands, Overview
  • 12.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, the Netherlands, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 12.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, the Netherlands
  • 12.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, the Netherlands
  • 12.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, the Netherlands
  • 12.6. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, the Netherlands

13. Renewable Energy Framework, Norway

  • 13.1. Renewable Energy, Norway, Overview
  • 13.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Norway, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 13.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Norway
  • 13.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Norway
  • 13.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Norway
  • 13.6. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Norway

14. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Poland

  • 14.1. Renewable Energy, Poland, Overview
  • 14.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Poland, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 14.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Poland
  • 14.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Poland
  • 14.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Poland
  • 14.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Poland
  • 14.7. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Poland

15. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Sweden

  • 15.1. Renewable Energy, Sweden, Overview
  • 15.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Sweden, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 15.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Sweden
  • 15.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Sweden
  • 15.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Sweden
  • 15.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Sweden
  • 15.7. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Sweden

16. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Turkey

  • 16.1. Renewable Energy, Turkey, Overview
  • 16.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Turkey, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 16.3. Policy Support for Biofuels, Turkey
  • 16.4. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Turkey

17. Appendix

  • 17.1. Market Definitions
  • 17.2. Exchange Rates and Unit Conversions
  • 17.3. Abbreviations
  • 17.4. Bibliography
  • 17.5. Methodology
  • 17.6. Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Renewable Energy Market, Global, Overview of Various Renewable Energy Sources, 2012
  • Table 2: Renewable Power Market, Europe, Renewable Power Generation Capacity (GW), 2012
  • Table 3: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Renewable Energy Share and Targets, 2012
  • Table 4: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Major Policy Instruments Supporting the Renewable Energy Industry, 2013
  • Table 5: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Targeted Contribution from Renewable Energy (%), 2020-2050
  • Table 6: Renewable Power Market, Germany, CHP, Bonus (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 7: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Marktanreizprogramm, Grants by BAFA (€), 2012
  • Table 8: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power, Feed-In Tariff (€/kWh), 2013, May-June
  • Table 9: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power, Feed-In Tariff, Degression Rates (%), 2013
  • Table 10: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Wind Power, Feed-In Tariff (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 11: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Hydropower, Feed-In Tariff (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 12: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biomass Power, Feed-In Tariff (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 13: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Landfill Gas, Sewage Gas and Mine Gas Facilities, Feed-In Tariff (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 14: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biogas, Class I Feedstock, Bonus (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 15: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biofuel, Biofuel Quota Law, Share of Biofuel in Total Fuel Sold (%), 2009-2020
  • Table 16: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biodiesel and Vegetable Oil, Tax Rate (€/liter), 2006-2013
  • Table 17: Energy Efficiency, Germany, The Energy-Efficient Refurbishment Program, Grants and Loans (€), 2012
  • Table 18: Renewable Energy Market, France, Credit d'impot, Tax Credit (%), 2013
  • Table 19: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar PV, FITs (€/kWh), January,2012-June,2013
  • Table 20: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar PV, FITs, Degression Rates (%), 2013
  • Table 21: Renewable Energy Market, France, Wind, FITs (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 22: Renewable Energy Market, France, Geothermal, FITs (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 23: Renewable Energy Market, France, Hydropower, FITs (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 24: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biogas, FITs (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 25: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biofuels, Quota Obligation (%), 2008-2015
  • Table 26: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biofuels, Tax Rebate for Biofuels (€/hl), 2009-2012
  • Table 27: Renewable Energy Market, France, Eco-interest Loans, Bundle of Works Option, Eligibility, 2013
  • Table 28: Renewable Energy Market, France, Eco-interest Loans, Global Energy Performance, Eligibility, 2013
  • Table 29: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Green Power Certificate System, Co-efficient Factor, 2013
  • Table 30: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Green Power Certificate System, Traded Volume and Price, 2011 and 2012
  • Table 31: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-In Tariff I, Technology Eligibility, 2013
  • Table 32: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-In Tariff I, Tariffs (€/MWh), 2013
  • Table 33: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-In Tariff II, Tariffs (€MWh), 2013
  • Table 34: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Premium Tariff II, Technology Eligibility, 2013
  • Table 35: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Premium Tariff II, Tariffs (€/MWh), 2013
  • Table 36: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Comparison of FITs and Premium Tariff Schemes, 2013
  • Table 37: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Tariffs Provided under Tendering, 2013
  • Table 38: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, PV Systems Installed on Buildings (Fed into the Grid), FITs (€/MWh), 2013
  • Table 39: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, PV Systems Installed on Buildings (Self-consumption), FITs (€/MWh), 2013
  • Table 40: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, PV Plants Using Innovative Technology, FITs (€/MWh), 2013
  • Table 41: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Concentrated PV Systems, FITs (€/MWh), 2013
  • Table 42: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Solar Thermal, Subsidy (€/m2/year), 2013
  • Table 43: Energy Efficiency, Italy, Utility Targets (Mtoe), 2008-2012
  • Table 44: Renewable Energy, the UK, Renewable Obligation, Technology Eligibility, 2013
  • Table 45: Renewable Energy, the UK, Renewable Obligation, No. of ROCs per MWh, 2013
  • Table 46: Renewable Energy, the UK, Renewable Obligation, No. of ROCs by Technology, 2013
  • Table 47: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Climate Change Levy (£/kWh), 2012-2013
  • Table 48: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Heat Incentives (p/kWh), 2013*
  • Table 49: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Solar Power, Feed-In Tariff (p/kWh), 2013
  • Table 50: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Wind Power, Feed-In Tariff (p/kWh), 2013
  • Table 51: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Hydropower, FITs (p/kWh), 2013
  • Table 52: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Anaerobic Digestion and CHP, Feed-In Tariff (p/kWh), 2013
  • Table 53: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, FITs (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 54: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Solar PV, Retroactive FITs (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 55: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Solar PV, Regulated FITs (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 56: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Biofuels, Obligations (%), 2011-2013
  • Table 57: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, FITs (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 58: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Solar, FITs (€/kWh), 2012 and 2013
  • Table 59: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Small Hydro, FITs (€/kWh), 2012 and 2013
  • Table 60: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Biopower, Feed-In Tariff (€/kWh), 2012 and 2013
  • Table 61: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, SDE+ 2012, FITs (€/kWh), 2012
  • Table 62: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, SDE+2013, FITs (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 63: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, Guarantees of Origin, Participants, 2013
  • Table 64: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Environmental Protection Tax Levy (€/kWh), 2013
  • Table 65: Renewable Energy Market, the Netherlands, Biofuels, Obligations (%), 2010-2020
  • Table 66: Renewable Energy Market, Norway, Renewable Quota Obligation per MWh, 2012-2035
  • Table 67: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Renewable Quota Obligation (%), 2013-2021
  • Table 68: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Proposed Coefficient of Indexation by Fuel Type, 2013
  • Table 69: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Proposed RE Act Highlights, 2013
  • Table 70: Renewable Power Market, Poland, National Indicative Targets for Biofuels in Transport Sector (%), 2010-2020
  • Table 71: Renewable Energy Market, Sweden, Quota Obligation per MWh, 2012-2035
  • Table 72: Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, FITs (USD/kWh), 2013
  • Table 73: Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, Bonus Payment for "Made-in Components" (USD/kWh), 2011
  • Table 74: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Currency Exchange Rates
  • Table 75: Abbreviations
  • Table 76: Bibliography

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Renewable Power Market, Europe, Renewable Power Generation Capacity (GW), 2012
  • Figure 2: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2000-2012
  • Figure 3: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
  • Figure 4: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 5: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 6: Renewable Power Market, France, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2000-2012
  • Figure 7: Renewable Power Market, France, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
  • Figure 8: Renewable Power Market, France, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 9: Renewable Power Market, France, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 10: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biofuels, Quota Obligation (%), 2008-2015
  • Figure 11: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 1999-2012
  • Figure 12: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
  • Figure 13: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 14: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 15: Renewable Power Market, The UK, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2000-2012
  • Figure 16: Renewable Power Market, the UK, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
  • Figure 17: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 18: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 19: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2004-2013
  • Figure 20: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
  • Figure 21: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Solar, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 22: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Wind, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 23: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2002-2012
  • Figure 24: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
  • Figure 25: Renewable Energy Market Austria, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 26: Renewable Energy Market Austria, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 27: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2001-2012
  • Figure 28: Renewable Power Market, The Netherlands, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
  • Figure 29: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 30: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 31: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2002-2013
  • Figure 32: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
  • Figure 33: Wind Power, Norway, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 34: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2001-2010
  • Figure 35: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
  • Figure 36: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Renewable Quota Obligation (%), 2013-2021
  • Figure 37: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 38: Renewable Power Market, Poland, National Indicative Targets for Biofuels in Transport Sector (%), 2010-2020
  • Figure 39: Renewable Power Market, Sweden, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 1997-2012
  • Figure 40: Renewable Power Market, Sweden, Policy Impact on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
  • Figure 41: Wind Power, Sweden, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001-2012
  • Figure 42: Renewable Power Market, Turkey, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2005-2012
  • Figure 43: Renewable Power Market, Turkey, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012
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