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Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2014

"Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2014" 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 the 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.

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 region 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

  • 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. Overview of Renewable Energy Sources
  • 2.2. Report Guidance

3. Introduction to Renewable Energy Policy

  • 3.1. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Overview
  • 3.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Major Policy Measures

4. Renewable Energy Market, Europe

  • 4.1. Renewable Energy Market
  • 4.2. Renewable Energy Targets
  • 4.3. Renewable Energy Support Policies Comparison
  • 4.4. Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Action Plans

5. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Germany

  • 5.1. Renewable Energy, Germany, Overview
  • 5.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Germany, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 5.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Germany
  • 5.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Germany
  • 5.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Germany
  • 5.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Germany
  • 5.7. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Germany
  • 5.8. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Germany

6. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Spain

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

7. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Italy

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

8. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, France

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

9. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Austria

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

10. Renewable Energy Framework, The Netherlands

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

11. Renewable Energy Framework, Norway

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

12. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Poland

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

13. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Sweden

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

14. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, UK

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

15. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Turkey

  • 15.1. Renewable Energy, Turkey, Overview
  • 15.2. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Turkey, Major Policies and Incentives
  • 15.3. Policy Support for Biofuel, Turkey
  • 15.4. Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Turkey

16. Appendix

  • 16.1. Market Definitions
  • 16.2. Abbreviations
  • 16.3. Sources
  • 16.4. Methodology
  • 16.5. Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Renewable Energy Market, Global, Overview of Various Renewable Energy Sources, 2013
  • Table 2: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Renewable Energy Share and Targets (%), 2013
  • Table 3: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Major Policy Supporting Instruments, 2014
  • Table 4: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Targeted Contribution from Renewable Energy (%), 2020-2050
  • Table 5: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Combined Heat and Power, Bonus, 2013
  • Table 6: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Grants by BAFA, 2013
  • Table 7: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power Feed-in Tariff, February-April 2014
  • Table 8: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power Feed-in Tariff, May-June 2014
  • Table 9: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power Feed-In Tariff Degression Rate, 2013
  • Table 10: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Wind Power Feed-in Tariffs, 2012
  • Table 11: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, 2012
  • Table 12: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biomass Power Feed-in Tariffs, 2012
  • Table 13: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Landfill Gas, Sewage Gas and Mine Gas Facility Feed-in Tariffs, 2012
  • Table 14: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biogas, Class I Feedstock Bonus, 2012
  • Table 15: Energy Efficiency, Germany, Energy-Efficient Refurbishment Program Grants and Loans, 2013
  • Table 16: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Green Power Certificate System Co-efficient Factor, 2013
  • Table 17: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariff I, Technology Eligibility, 2013
  • Table 18: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariff I, 2013
  • Table 19: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariff II, 2013
  • Table 20: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Premium Tariff II Technology Eligibility, 2013
  • Table 21: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Premium Tariff II Tariffs, 2013
  • Table 22: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Eligibility Comparison of Feed-in Tariffs and Premium Tariff Schemes, 2013
  • Table 23: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Tariffs Provided under Tendering, 2013
  • Table 24: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariffs for Photovoltaic Systems Installed on Buildings and Fed into Grid, 2013
  • Table 25: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariffs for Photovoltaic Systems Installed for Self-Consumption, 2013
  • Table 26: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-in Tariffs for Photovoltaic Plants Using Innovative Technology, 2013
  • Table 27: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Concentrated Photovoltaic System Feed-in Tariffs, 2013
  • Table 28: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Solar Thermal, Subsidy, 2013
  • Table 29: Renewable Energy Market, France, Tax Credit, 2013
  • Table 30: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar Photovoltaic Feed-in Tariffs, January 2012-June 2013
  • Table 31: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar Photovoltaic Feed-in Tariffs, April 2013-June 2014
  • Table 32: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar Photovoltaic Feed-in Tariffs, Degression Rates (%), 2013
  • Table 33: Renewable Energy Market, France, Wind, Feed-in Tariffs, 2013
  • Table 34: Renewable Energy Market, France, Geothermal Feed-in Tariffs, 2013
  • Table 35: Renewable Energy Market, France, Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, 2013
  • Table 36: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biogas Feed-in Tariffs, 2013
  • Table 37: Renewable Energy Market, France, Eco-Interest Loans, Bundle of Works Option, Eligibility, 2013
  • Table 38: Renewable Energy Market, France, Eco-interest Loan Eligibility, 2013
  • Table 39: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Feed-in Tariffs, 2013
  • Table 40: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Solar Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 - 2014
  • Table 41: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Small Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 and 2013
  • Table 42: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Biopower Feed-in Tariffs, 2012 and 2013
  • Table 43: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, SDE+ 2012 Feed-in Tariffs, 2012
  • Table 44: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, SDE+2013 Feed-in Tariffs, 2013
  • Table 45: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, SDE+2014 Feed-in Tariffs, 2014
  • Table 46: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, Guarantees of Origin Participants, 2013
  • Table 47: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Environmental Protection Tax Levy, 2013
  • Table 48: Renewable Energy Market, Norway, Renewable Quota Obligation (Certificates per MWh, 2013-2035
  • Table 49: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Renewable Quota Obligation (%), 2013-2021
  • Table 50: Renewable Energy Market, Sweden, Quota Obligation per MWh, 2012-2035
  • Table 51: Renewable Energy, UK, Renewable Obligation, Technology Eligibility, 2013
  • Table 52: Renewable Energy, UK, Renewable Obligation (ROCs/MWh), 2009-2015
  • Table 53: Renewable Energy, England and Wales, Renewable Obligation by Technology (ROCs/MWh), 2013
  • Table 54: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Climate Change Levy, 2012-2015
  • Table 55: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Solar Power, Feed-in Tariff (£/kWh), 2014
  • Table 56: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Solar Power, Feed-in Tariff (£/kWh), July 2014-September 2014
  • Table 57: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Wind Power, Feed-in Tariff, 2010-2014
  • Table 58: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Wind Power, Feed-in Tariff, April 2014-March 2015
  • Table 59: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Hydropower, FiTs, 2010-2015
  • Table 60: Renewable Energy Market, UK, Anaerobic Digestion and CHP, Feed-in Tariff, 2010-2015
  • Table 61: Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, Feed-in Tariffs ($/kWh), 2013
  • Table 62: Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, Bonus Payment for "Made-in Components" ($/kWh), 2011
  • Table 63: Abbreviations

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013
  • Figure 2: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Annual Installations, 2004-2013
  • Figure 3: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013
  • Figure 4: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013
  • Figure 5: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013
  • Figure 6: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013
  • Figure 7: Renewable Power Market, France, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013
  • Figure 8: Renewable Power Market, France, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013
  • Figure 9: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Policy Time Line, 2004-2013
  • Figure 10: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Policy Time Line, 2004-2013
  • Figure 11: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013
  • Figure 12: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013
  • Figure 13: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013
  • Figure 14: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013
  • Figure 15: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013
  • Figure 16: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013
  • Figure 17: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Renewable Quota Obligation (%), 2013-2021
  • Figure 18: Renewable Power Market, Sweden, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013
  • Figure 19: Renewable Power Market, Sweden, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013
  • Figure 20: Renewable Power Market, the UK, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013
  • Figure 21: Renewable Power Market, the UK, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013
  • Figure 22: Renewable Power Market, Turkey, Policy Timeline, 2004-2013
  • Figure 23: Renewable Power Market, Turkey, Annual Installed Capacity, 2004-2013
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