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Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013

October 17, 2013

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Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013

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 been 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.

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 (%), 2020–2050 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, May–June 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 (%), 2009–2020 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, Crédit d’impôt, Tax Credit (%), 2013 79

Table 19: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar PV, FITs (€/kWh), January,2012–June,2013 86

Table 20: Renewable Energy Market, France, Solar PV, FITs, Degression Rates (%), 2013 87

Table 21: Renewable Energy Market, France, Wind, FITs (€/kWh), 2013 89

Table 22: Renewable Energy Market, France, Geothermal, FITs (€/kWh), 2013 91

Table 23: Renewable Energy Market, France, Hydropower, FITs (€/kWh), 2013 92

Table 24: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biogas, FITs (€/kWh), 2013 94

Table 25: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biofuels, Quota Obligation (%), 2008–2015 95

Table 26: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biofuels, Tax Rebate for Biofuels (€/hl), 2009–2012 95

Table 27: Renewable Energy Market, France, Eco-interest Loans, Bundle of Works Option, Eligibility, 2013 99

Table 28: Renewable Energy Market, France, Eco-interest Loans, Global Energy Performance, Eligibility, 2013 99

Table 29: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Green Power Certificate System, Co-efficient Factor, 2013 106

Table 30: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Green Power Certificate System, Traded Volume and Price, 2011 and 2012 107

Table 31: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-In Tariff I, Technology Eligibility, 2013 108

Table 32: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-In Tariff I, Tariffs (€/MWh), 2013 108

Table 33: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Feed-In Tariff II, Tariffs (€MWh), 2013 109

Table 34: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Premium Tariff II, Technology Eligibility, 2013 113

Table 35: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Premium Tariff II, Tariffs (€/MWh), 2013 114

Table 36: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Comparison of FITs and Premium Tariff Schemes, 2013 116

Table 37: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Tariffs Provided under Tendering, 2013 117

Table 38: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, PV Systems Installed on Buildings (Fed into the Grid), FITs (€/MWh), 2013 121

Table 39: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, PV Systems Installed on Buildings (Self-consumption), FITs (€/MWh), 2013 122

Table 40: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, PV Plants Using Innovative Technology, FITs (€/MWh), 2013 122

Table 41: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Concentrated PV Systems, FITs (€/MWh), 2013 123

Table 42: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Solar Thermal, Subsidy (€/m2/year), 2013 123

Table 43: Energy Efficiency, Italy, Utility Targets (Mtoe), 2008–2012 128

Table 44: Renewable Energy, the UK, Renewable Obligation, Technology Eligibility, 2013 139

Table 45: Renewable Energy, the UK, Renewable Obligation, No. of ROCs per MWh, 2013 140

Table 46: Renewable Energy, the UK, Renewable Obligation, No. of ROCs by Technology, 2013 141

Table 47: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Climate Change Levy (£/kWh), 2012–2013 144

Table 48: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Heat Incentives (p/kWh), 2013* 147

Table 49: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Solar Power, Feed-In Tariff (p/kWh), 2013 151

Table 50: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Wind Power, Feed-In Tariff (p/kWh), 2013 154

Table 51: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Hydropower, FITs (p/kWh), 2013 158

Table 52: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Anaerobic Digestion and CHP, Feed-In Tariff (p/kWh), 2013 160

Table 53: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, FITs (€/kWh), 2013 179

Table 54: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Solar PV, Retroactive FITs (€/kWh), 2013 182

Table 55: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Solar PV, Regulated FITs (€/kWh), 2013 182

Table 56: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Biofuels, Obligations (%), 2011–2013 187

Table 57: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, FITs (€/kWh), 2013 200

Table 58: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Solar, FITs (€/kWh), 2012 and 2013 202

Table 59: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Small Hydro, FITs (€/kWh), 2012 and 2013 205

Table 60: Renewable Energy Market, Austria, Biopower, Feed-In Tariff (€/kWh), 2012 and 2013 207

Table 61: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, SDE+ 2012, FITs (€/kWh), 2012 216

Table 62: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, SDE+2013, FITs (€/kWh), 2013 220

Table 63: Renewable Energy Market, The Netherlands, Guarantees of Origin, Participants, 2013 224

Table 64: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Environmental Protection Tax Levy (€/kWh), 2013 228

Table 65: Renewable Energy Market, the Netherlands, Biofuels, Obligations (%), 2010–2020 235

Table 66: Renewable Energy Market, Norway, Renewable Quota Obligation per MWh, 2012–2035 241

Table 67: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Renewable Quota Obligation (%), 2013–2021 267

Table 68: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Proposed Coefficient of Indexation by Fuel Type, 2013 271

Table 69: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Proposed RE Act Highlights, 2013 271

Table 70: Renewable Power Market, Poland, National Indicative Targets for Biofuels in Transport Sector (%), 2010-2020 275

Table 71: Renewable Energy Market, Sweden, Quota Obligation per MWh, 2012–2035 283

Table 72: Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, FITs (USD/kWh), 2013 302

Table 73: Renewable Energy Market, Turkey, Bonus Payment for "Made-in Components” (USD/kWh), 2011 303

Table 74: Renewable Energy Market, Europe, Currency Exchange Rates 309

Table 75: Abbreviations 310

Table 76: Bibliography 314

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, 2000–2012 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), 2001–2012 53

Figure 5: Renewable Power Market, Germany, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001–2012 56

Figure 6: Renewable Power Market, France, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2000–2012 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), 2001–2012 84

Figure 9: Renewable Power Market, France, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001–2012 88

Figure 10: Renewable Energy Market, France, Biofuels, Quota Obligation (%), 2008–2015 94

Figure 11: Renewable Power Market, Italy, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 1999–2012 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), 2001–2012 119

Figure 14: Renewable Energy Market, Italy, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001–2012 125

Figure 15: Renewable Power Market, The UK, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2000–2012 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), 2001–2012 150

Figure 18: Renewable Energy Market, the UK, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001–2012 153

Figure 19: Renewable Power Market, Spain, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2004–2013 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), 2001–2012 181

Figure 22: Renewable Energy Market, Spain, Wind, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001–2012 183

Figure 23: Renewable Power Market, Austria, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2002–2012 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), 2001–2012 201

Figure 26: Renewable Energy Market Austria, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001–2012 203

Figure 27: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2001–2012 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), 2001–2012 229

Figure 30: Renewable Power Market, the Netherlands, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001–2012 231

Figure 31: Renewable Power Market, Norway, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2002–2013 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), 2001–2012 252

Figure 34: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Impact Analysis of Various Policies, 2001–2010 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 (%), 2013–2021 266

Figure 37: Renewable Power Market, Poland, Wind Power, New Installed Capacity (MW), 2001–2012 272

Figure 38: Renewable Power Market, Poland, National Indicative Targets for Biofuels in Transport Sector (%), 2010–2020 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), 2001–2012 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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