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Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013

Published: Aug-2013 | Format: PDF | GlobalData | Number of pages: 319 | Code: MRS - 1366

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 Table of Contents 4
1.1 List of Tables 9
1.2 List of Figures 12

2 Introduction 14
2.1 GlobalData Report Guidance 14
 

3 Overview of Renewable Energy Sources 16
 

4 Introduction to Renewable Energy Policy 18
4.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Overview 18
4.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Major Policy Measures 19
 

5 Renewable Energy Market, Europe 22
5.1 Renewable Energy Market 22
5.2 Renewable Energy Targets 24
5.3 Renewable Energy Support Policies Comparison 25
5.4 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Action Plans 26
 

6 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Germany 27
6.1 Renewable Energy, Germany, Overview 27
6.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Germany, Major Policies and Incentives 28
6.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Germany 41
6.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Germany 45
6.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Germany 49
6.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Germany 49
6.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Germany 51
6.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Germany 56
 

7 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, France 59
7.1 Renewable Energy, France, Overview 59
7.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, France, Major Policies and Incentives 60
7.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, France 73
7.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, France 77
7.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, France 80
7.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, France 81
7.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, France 82
7.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, France 85
 

8 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Italy 90
8.1 Renewable Energy, Italy, Overview 90
8.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Italy, Major Policies and Incentives 91
8.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Italy 113
8.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Italy 115
8.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Italy 115
8.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Italy 116
8.7 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Italy 117
 

9 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, The UK 121
9.1 Renewable Energy, the UK, Overview 121
9.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, the UK, Major Policies and Incentives 122
9.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, the UK 138
9.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, the UK 141
9.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, the UK 146
9.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, the UK 146
9.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, the UK 148
9.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, the UK 152
 

10 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Spain 159
10.1 Renewable Energy, Spain, Overview 159
10.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Spain, Major Policies and Incentives 160
10.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Spain 169
10.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Spain 172
10.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Spain 174
10.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Spain 175
10.7 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Spain 178
 

11 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Austria 180
11.1 Renewable Energy, Austria, Overview 180
11.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Austria, Major Policies and Incentives 181
11.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Austria 190
11.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Austria 192
11.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal Power, Austria 193
11.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Austria 194
11.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Austria 195
11.8 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Austria 198
 

12 Renewable Energy Framework, The Netherlands 200
12.1 Renewable Energy, the Netherlands, Overview 200
12.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, the Netherlands, Major Policies and Incentives 200
12.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, the Netherlands 218
12.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, the Netherlands 220
12.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, the Netherlands 223
12.6 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, the Netherlands 224
 

13 Renewable Energy Framework, Norway 226
13.1 Renewable Energy, Norway, Overview 226
13.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Norway, Major Policies and Incentives 227
13.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Norway 240
13.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Norway 244
13.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Norway 245
13.6 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Norway 246
 

14 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Poland 248
14.1 Renewable Energy, Poland, Overview 248
14.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Poland, Major Policies and Incentives 248
14.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Poland 260
14.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Poland 261
14.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Poland 262
14.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Poland 263
14.7 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Poland 265
 

15 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Sweden 267
15.1 Renewable Energy, Sweden, Overview 267
15.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Sweden, Major Policies and Incentives 267
15.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Sweden 274
15.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind Power, Sweden 276
15.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Sweden 280
15.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Sweden 281
15.7 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Sweden 282
 

16 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Turkey 286
16.1 Renewable Energy, Turkey, Overview 286
16.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Turkey, Major Policies and Incentives 286
16.3 Policy Support for Biofuels, Turkey 294
16.4 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Turkey 294
 

17 Appendix 297
17.1 Market Definitions 297
17.2 Exchange Rates and Unit Conversions 298
17.3 Abbreviations 299
17.4 Bibliography 303
17.5 Methodology 305
17.6 Disclaimer 307


List of Tables

Table 1: Renewable Energy Market, Global, Overview of Various Renewable Energy Sources, 2012 28
Table 2: Renewable Power Market, Europe, Renewable Power Generation Capacity (GW), 2012 34
Table 3: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Renewable Energy Share and Targets, 2012 35
Table 4: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Major Policy Instruments Supporting the Renewable Energy Industry, 2013 36
Table 5: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Targeted Contribution from Renewable Energy (%), 20202050 42
Table 6: Renewable Power Market, Germany, CHP, Bonus (/kWh), 2013 46
Table 7: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Marktanreizprogramm, Grants by BAFA (), 2012 48
Table 8: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power, Feed-In Tariff (/kWh), 2013, MayJune 54
Table 9: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power, Feed-In Tariff, Degression Rates (%), 2013 55
Table 10: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Wind Power, Feed-In Tariff (/kWh), 2013 57
Table 11: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Hydropower, Feed-In Tariff (/kWh), 2013 61
Table 12: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biomass Power, Feed-In Tariff (/kWh), 2013 63
Table 13: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Landfill Gas, Sewage Gas and Mine Gas Facilities, Feed-In Tariff (/kWh), 2013 63
Table 14: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biogas, Class I Feedstock, Bonus (/kWh), 2013 64
Table 15: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biofuel, Biofuel Quota Law, Share of Biofuel in Total Fuel Sold (%), 20092020 65
Table 16: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Biodiesel and Vegetable Oil, Tax Rate (/liter), 2006-2013 66
Table 17: Energy Efficiency, Germany, The Energy-Efficient Refurbishment Program, Grants and Loans (), 2012 68
Table 18: Renewable Energy Market, France, Cr 


List of Figures

Figure 1: Renewable Power Market, Europe, Renewable Power Generation Capacity (GW), 2012 34
Figure 2: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 20002012 39
Figure 3: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 40
Figure 4: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 53
Figure 5: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 56
Figure 6: Renewable Power Market, France, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 20002012 71
Figure 7: Renewable Power Market, France, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 72
Figure 8: Renewable Power Market, France, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 84
Figure 9: Renewable Power Market, France, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 88
Figure 10: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biofuels, Quota Obligation (%), 20082015 94
Figure 11: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 19992012 102
Figure 12: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 103
Figure 13: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 119
Figure 14: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 125
Figure 15: Renewable Power Market, The UK, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 20002012 133
Figure 16: Renewable Power Market, the UK, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 134
Figure 17: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 150
Figure 18: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 153
Figure 19: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 20042013 171
Figure 20: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 172
Figure 21: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Solar, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 181
Figure 22: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Wind, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 183
Figure 23: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 20022012 192
Figure 24: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 193
Figure 25: Renewable Energy Market Austria, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 201
Figure 26: Renewable Energy Market Austria, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 203
Figure 27: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 20012012 212
Figure 28: Renewable Power Market, The Netherlands, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 212
Figure 29: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Solar Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 229
Figure 30: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 231
Figure 31: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 20022013 239
Figure 32: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 239
Figure 33: Wind Power, Norway, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 252
Figure 34: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 20012010 260
Figure 35: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 260
Figure 36: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Renewable Quota Obligation (%), 20132021 266
Figure 37: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 272
Figure 38: Renewable Power Market, Poland, National Indicative Targets for Biofuels in Transport Sector (%), 20102020 275
Figure 39: Renewable Power Market, Sweden, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 1997-2012 279
Figure 40: Renewable Power Market, Sweden, Policy Impact on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 279
Figure 41: Wind Power, Sweden, New Installed Capacity (MW), 20012012 287
Figure 42: Renewable Power Market, Turkey, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2005-2012 298
Figure 43: Renewable Power Market, Turkey, Impact of Policy/Incentive/Scheme on Applicable Renewable Power Sources, 2012 298

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