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North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2016

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North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2016
Published: May 2, 2016 Content info: 194 Pages
Description

"North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2016" is among the latest region specific policy reports from GlobalData, which offers comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy markets in the region. The report covers nine key countries in the region, providing the current and future renewable energy targets and plans along with the present policy framework, giving a fair idea of overall growth potential of the renewable energy industry in each of the countries. The report also provides major technology specific policies and incentives provided in each country.

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 publications.

Scope

  • The report covers policy measures and incentives used by countries in North and South America to promote renewable energy.
  • The report details promotional measures in the region both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies that have potential in the region.
  • The report discusses the policy scenario in nine key countries of the region - Argentina, brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, US, and Venezuela.
  • The report discusses how the region fares in renewable energy deployment and compares the nine countries based on the use of different types of incentives.

Reasons to buy

  • Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about policy decisions being taken for different renewable enrgy sources.
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting various renewable technologies.
  • Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in different countries in the region.
  • Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.
Table of Contents
Product Code: GDAE1075P

Table of Contents

1. Table of Contents

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

2. Introduction

  • 2.1. Renewable Energy Policy
  • 2.2. Globaldata Report Guidance

3. Renewable Energy Policy, Argentina

  • 3.1. Overview
  • 3.2. Law on Promotion of Renewable Sources of Energy for Electricity Production: 26.190
  • 3.3. Renewable Energy Generation Program
  • 3.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar
  • 3.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind
  • 3.6. National Strategic Plan for Wind Energy
  • 3.7. Biodiesel Competitiveness Plan
  • 3.8. The Biofuel Law
  • 3.9. Biodiesel Content Requirement
  • 3.10. National Bioenergy Program
  • 3.11. Energy Efficiency Project
  • 3.12. Energy Efficiency Policies for Appliances
  • 3.13. National Program for Rational and Efficient Use of Energy

4. Renewable Energy Policy, Brazil

  • 4.1. Overview
  • 4.2. Program of Incentives for Alternative Electricity Sources
  • 4.3. Renewable Energy Auctions
  • 4.4. Alternative Energy Auction LFA-2010 and Reserve Energy Auction LER-2010
  • 4.5. Brazil National Climate Change Plan
  • 4.6. Luz para Todos Electrification Program
  • 4.7. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Brazil
  • 4.8. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar PV, Brazil
  • 4.9. International Action Program, Brazil's Hydropower Program
  • 4.10. Incentives for Small Hydropower Facilities, Law 9648
  • 4.11. Wind Turbine Component Tax Exemption (Executive Decree 656)
  • 4.12. Inova Energia Program
  • 4.13. National Biodiesel Program
  • 4.14. Net Metering for Distributed Generation
  • 4.15. Energy Expansion Plan 2010-2019
  • 4.16. National Alcohol Program
  • 4.17. Federal and State Taxes on Ethanol
  • 4.18. Social Fuel Stamp Auction System
  • 4.19. Ethanol Blending Mandate
  • 4.20. Ethanol Export Tax Credit - Special Regime of Reinstatement of Tax Amounts for Exporting Companies - REINTEGRA
  • 4.21. Spending on Biofuels
    • 4.21.1. CT-PETRO program
    • 4.21.2. CT-TRANSPORTE
    • 4.21.3. CT-INFRA
    • 4.21.4. CT-ENERG
    • 4.21.5. CT-AGRO
    • 4.21.6. CT-BIOTEC
    • 4.21.7. Green-Yellow
    • 4.21.8. Role of the National Development Bank of Brazil
  • 4.22. National Energy Efficiency Policy
  • 4.23. Regulated Investments in Energy Efficiency
  • 4.24. The Energy Efficiency Law
  • 4.25. Solar Water Heating Legislation

5. Renewable Energy Policy, Canada

  • 5.1. Overview
  • 5.2. Provincial Incentives
  • 5.3. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Prince Edward Island
  • 5.4. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Manitoba
  • 5.5. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Saskatchewan
  • 5.6. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Northwest Territories
  • 5.7. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Alberta
    • 5.7.1. Climate Change Strategy
    • 5.7.2. Provincial Energy Strategy
    • 5.7.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind
    • 5.7.4. Nine-Point Bioenergy Plan
  • 5.8. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, British Columbia
    • 5.8.1. Hydro Net Metering
    • 5.8.2. Energy Plan: A Vision for Clean Energy Leadership
    • 5.8.3. Innovative Clean Energy Fund
    • 5.8.4. Standing Offer Program
    • 5.8.5. LiveSmart Efficiency Incentive Program
  • 5.9. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Nova Scotia
    • 5.9.1. Renewable Electricity Plan, 2010
    • 5.9.2. Energy Strategy 2009
    • 5.9.3. Renewable Energy Standard Regulations, 2007
    • 5.9.4. Net Metering
    • 5.9.5. Community Feed-in Tariffs
    • 5.9.6. Solar Gain Project
    • 5.9.7. Wind Atlas
    • 5.9.8. EnerGuide for New Houses
    • 5.9.9. Commercial and Industrial Custom Program
    • 5.9.10. Small Business Lighting Solutions Program
    • 5.9.11. EcoEnergy Retrofit Incentive for Buildings
  • 5.10. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Quebec
    • 5.10.1. Energy Strategy 2006-2015
    • 5.10.2. Net Metering
    • 5.10.3. Wind Farm Construction on Public Land
    • 5.10.4. Wind Farm Construction on Private Land
    • 5.10.5. Renoclimat and Novoclimat Program
    • 5.10.6. Hydro Grants
    • 5.10.7. Climate Change Action Plan 2013-2020
    • 5.10.8. Tax Credit for Ethanol Production
  • 5.11. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Ontario
    • 5.11.1. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources
    • 5.11.2. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar
    • 5.11.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind
    • 5.11.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal
    • 5.11.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower
    • 5.11.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy
  • 5.12. Funding to Promote Biofuels Industry
    • 5.12.1. EcoENERGY for Biofuels Initiative
    • 5.12.2. NextGen Biofuels Fund
  • 5.13. Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance
  • 5.14. Industrial Electricity Incentive Program
  • 5.15. SaveONenergy Conservation Programs
  • 5.16. Program of Energy Research and Development

6. Renewable Energy Policy, Chile

  • 6.1. Overview
  • 6.2. National Strategy for the Energy Sector
  • 6.3. Non-Conventional Renewable Energy Law (NCRE Law)
  • 6.4. Energy Programme 2014-2018
  • 6.5. Energy Access Fund
  • 6.6. Support for Non-Conventional Renewable Energy Development Programme
  • 6.7. Invest Chile Project
  • 6.8. Carbon Tax
  • 6.9. Program for Rural and Social Energy (PERYS)
  • 6.10. Short Law I and II
  • 6.11. Law 19657
  • 6.12. Net Metering
  • 6.13. Other Renewable Incentives
  • 6.14. Development of Renewable Energy Sources
  • 6.15. Hydro Electricity
  • 6.16. Development of Transmission System
  • 6.17. Developing Interregional Electricity Interconnections
  • 6.18. Energy Efficiency

7. Renewable Energy Policy, Colombia

  • 7.1. Overview
    • 7.1.1. Rural Electrification Fund
    • 7.1.2. Efficient Lighting
    • 7.1.3. Program of Rational and Efficient Use of Energy and Other Forms of Non-conventional Energy
    • 7.1.4. Law 1665 (2013) and Law 1715(2014)
  • 7.2. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy, Colombia
    • 7.2.1. Funds Supporting Investment in Energy Projects
    • 7.2.2. Renewable Energy Law, 2014

8. Renewable Energy Policy, Mexico

  • 8.1. Overview
  • 8.2. Mexico Renewable Energy Program
  • 8.3. Law for Renewable Energy Usage and Energy Transition Financing
  • 8.4. Special Program for the Use of Renewable Energy
  • 8.5. Resolution on Net-Metering
  • 8.6. National Energy Strategy
  • 8.7. National Commission for the Efficient Use of Energy
  • 8.8. Large-Scale Renewable Energy Development Project
  • 8.9. Accelerated Depreciation for Environmental Investment
  • 8.10. Wheeling Service Agreement for Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources
  • 8.11. Methodology to Establish Service Charges for the Transmission of Renewable Electricity
  • 8.12. Grid Interconnection Contract for Renewable Energy
  • 8.13. Renewable Energy Outlook - Vision for 2030 on the Use of Renewable Energy in Mexico
  • 8.14. Renewable Energy Promotion-PromovER
  • 8.15. Integrated Energy Services Project, 2007-2014
  • 8.16. Light in the House Program (Luz en Casa Oaxaca)
  • 8.17. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind
  • 8.18. Resolution on Interconnection of large hydro plants
  • 8.19. Geothermal Energy Act
  • 8.20. Law for the Promotion and Development of Bioenergy
  • 8.21. Sustainable Rural Development Project for the Promotion of Alternative Energy Sources in Agribusiness
  • 8.22. Value Added Agribusiness Risk Sharing Schemes
  • 8.23. Bioenergy Promotion and Development Law
  • 8.24. Program for Financing of Electric Energy Saving
  • 8.25. Guidelines establishing and issuing Clean Energy Certificates
  • 8.26. Law for Sustainable Use of Energy and the National Program for the Sustainable Use of Energy
  • 8.27. Energy Efficiency Program
  • 8.28. Feasibility Study on Potential for Ethanol and Bio-Diesel Use and Production
  • 8.29. Compact Fluorescent Lamp Market
  • 8.30. Solar Water Heaters Program

9. Renewable Energy Policy, Peru

  • 9.1. Overview
  • 9.2. Legislative Decree 1002
  • 9.3. The Electric Social Compensation Fund (FOSE)
  • 9.4. Accelerated depreciation benefits
  • 9.5. Energy Efficiency Development
    • 9.5.1. Energy Efficiency Targets

10. Renewable Energy Policy, US

  • 10.1. Overview
  • 10.2. Federal Initiatives
    • 10.2.1. Energy Independence and Security Act, 2007
    • 10.2.2. Energy Improvement and Extension Act, 2008
    • 10.2.3. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 2009
    • 10.2.4. Production Tax Credits
    • 10.2.5. Investment Tax Credits
    • 10.2.6. Manufacturing Tax Credit
    • 10.2.7. Rural Energy for America Program: Grants
    • 10.2.8. Tribal Energy Program Grant
    • 10.2.9. Clean Renewable Energy Bonds
    • 10.2.10. Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds
    • 10.2.11. US Department of Energy - Loan Guarantee Program
    • 10.2.12. Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System
    • 10.2.13. Green Power Purchasing Goal
    • 10.2.14. Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit
  • 10.3. Federal Initiatives for Solar Power
    • 10.3.1. Solar America Initiative
    • 10.3.2. SunShot Initiative
  • 10.4. Federal Initiatives for Wind Power
  • 10.5. Federal Initiatives for Biopower and Biofuels
    • 10.5.1. Energy Policy Act - Alternative Fuels
    • 10.5.2. Biorefinery Assistance Program
    • 10.5.3. Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
  • 10.6. State-Level Incentives
    • 10.6.1. Overview
    • 10.6.2. Renewable Portfolio Standards
    • 10.6.3. Renewable Energy Certificates
    • 10.6.4. Public Benefits Funds for Renewable Energy
    • 10.6.5. Interconnection Standards
    • 10.6.6. Net Metering
    • 10.6.7. Property Assessed Clean Energy
  • 10.7. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Iowa
    • 10.7.1. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Iowa
    • 10.7.2. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Iowa
    • 10.7.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Iowa
  • 10.8. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Minnesota
    • 10.8.1. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Minnesota
    • 10.8.2. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Minnesota
    • 10.8.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Minnesota
    • 10.8.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Minnesota
  • 10.9. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Washington
    • 10.9.1. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Washington
    • 10.9.2. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Washington
  • 10.10. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Colorado
    • 10.10.1. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Colorado
  • 10.11. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Texas
    • 10.11.1. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Texas
    • 10.11.2. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Texas
    • 10.11.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Texas
    • 10.11.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Texas
  • 10.12. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, California
    • 10.12.1. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, California
    • 10.12.2. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, California
    • 10.12.3. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, California
    • 10.12.4. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, California
    • 10.12.5. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal, California
    • 10.12.6. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, California
  • 10.13. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Nevada
    • 10.13.1. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Nevada
  • 10.14. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, New Jersey
    • 10.14.1. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, New Jersey
    • 10.14.2. Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, New Jersey

11. Renewable Energy Policy, Venezuela

  • 11.1. Overview
  • 11.2. Development Plan for the National Electric System
  • 11.3. Electric Service Law
  • 11.4. Electricity Law
  • 11.5. Law of Rational and Efficient Use of Energy
  • 11.6. Renewable Energy Development
  • 11.7. Decree 6994
  • 11.8. Energy Efficiency

12. Appendix

  • 12.1. Abbreviations
  • 12.2. Bibliography
  • 12.3. Coverage
  • 12.4. Methodology
  • 12.5. Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Renewable Energy Auctions, Brazil, 2007-2015
  • Table 2: Biodiesel and Mineral Diesel, Brazil, Federal Taxes
  • Table 3: Key Regulatory Authorities, Canada
  • Table 4: Renewable Energy Targets, Canada
  • Table 5: Feed-in Tariffs, Ontario, 2016
  • Table 6: Additional Price Incentives on Feed-in Tariff, Ontario, 2016
  • Table 7: Renewable Energy Generation Targets (%), Chile, 2014-2024
  • Table 8: Renewable Energy Market, US, Production Tax Credit ($/kWh), 2015
  • Table 9: Renewable Energy Market, US, Production Tax Credit, 2015
  • Table 10: Renewable Energy Market, US, Green Power Purchasing Goal (%), 2016-2025
  • Table 11: Renewable Power, US, Renewable Portfolio Standards, State Targets, 2016
  • Table 12: Renewable Energy Market, Washington, Renewable Energy Standards (%), 2012 and onward
  • Table 13: Renewable Energy Market, Washington, Member-Owned Renewable Energy Program Rate ($/kWh), 2010-2017
  • Table 14: Renewable Energy Market, Colorado, Capital Cost Threshold Rates, 2014
  • Table 15: Renewable Energy, Feed-in Tariffs, Marin County - California, 2016
  • Table 16: Renewable Energy, Feed-in Tariffs, Los Angeles - California, 2016
  • Table 17: Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff Multiplier, Los Angeles - California, 2016
  • Table 18: Renewable Energy Market, California, Go Solar Campaign Program Components, 2007-2016
  • Table 19: Renewable Energy Market, California, California Solar Initiative Program Budget ($m), 2007-2016
  • Table 20: Renewable Energy Market, California, California Solar Initiative Rebate Levels by Incentive Step and Rebate Type, 2012
  • Table 21: Renewable Energy Market, California, California Solar Initiative, Details by Incentive Type, 2013
  • Table 22: Renewable Portfolio Standard, Nevada (%), 2005 and onward
  • Table 23: Renewable Energy Market, New Jersey, Renewable Portfolio Standards (%), 2004 onward
  • Table 24: Solar Alternative Compliance Payment ($/MWh), New Jersey, 2008-2016
  • Table 25: Abbreviations

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Renewable Energy Market, Washington, Renewable Energy Standards (%), 2012 and onward
  • Figure 2: Renewable Energy Market, Nevada, Renewable Portfolio Standards (%), 2005 and onward
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