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02 Mar
Victoria solar FiT: A turning point in recognising value of solar
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Resource Type : News Article
Topic : Net Energy Metering    
State : @International    
Author : Jack Gilding
Adoption Year : 2017
The new Victorian feed-in tariff announced today marks an important turning point in the struggle for recognition of the real value of distributed renewable energy. The new rate of 11.3c/kWh more than doubles the existing Victorian rate of 5c. As well as now being the highest regulated state FiT in Australia, the methodology behind the decision sets some important precedents that will have national implications.
19 Oct
Studied To Death — Solar Customers Don't Harm NonSolar Ratepayers
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Resource Type : Blog Post
Topic : Net Energy Metering    
State : @Federal    @International    @National    
Author : Tony Clifford
Adoption Year : 2016
An article that discusses the allegation that solar users cause non-solar ratepayers to pay more in rates.
18 Oct
SPI 2016: When Will We Have a “Got Milk” for Solar?
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Resource Type : Blog Post
Topic : Technology    
State : @Federal    @International    @National    
Author : Rosana Francescato
Adoption Year : 2016
This article discusses and suggests that solar generation should be branded, as such, when people hear about solar, they immediately have a complete idea of what it represents and its inherent benefits.
18 Oct
Solar Delivers Cheapest Electricity ‘Ever, Anywhere, By Any Technology: Half the Price of Coal.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Resource Type : Blog Post
Topic : Net Energy Metering    
State : @International    
Author : Joe Romm
Adoption Year : 2016
This blog article discusses the value of solar energy and the low cost power generation it offers. It cited Chile as an example of a country that recently accepted a bid for the development of Spanish developer Solarpack Corp. Tecnologica for 120 megawatts of solar at the stunning price of $29.10 per megawatt-hour (2.91 cents per kilowatt-hour or kwh).
18 Oct
RIP FITS: As U.S. Feed-in Tariffs Fade, Adopting Elements Could Spur Solar Growth
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Resource Type : Research or Whitepaper
Topic : Net Energy Metering    
State : @Federal    @International    @National    
Author : Herman K. Trabish
Adoption Year : 2016
This short article discusses the evolution of Feedin Tariffs and Net Metering. It also suggests how elements of both incentive schemes could help policymakers settle on a more sustainable, long term solar support.
21 Jul
Solar breakthrough? Regulator says tariffs should recognise PV benefits
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Resource Type : News Article
Topic : Net Energy Metering    Policy Positions    
State : @International    
Author : Giles Parkinson
Adoption Year : 2016
It has taken nearly a decade and dozens of reviews, but finally an Australian regulator has recommended that rooftop solar installations – along with other distributed generation such as small wind turbines – be rewarded for the value they bring to the grid, and their environmental benefits.
13 Apr
Solar wins: How sunshine will save the planet (really!)
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Resource Type : Blog Post
Topic : Valuation, Analysis, BCA    Technology    
State : @International    
Author : Amelia Urry
Adoption Year : 2014
Article that shows how other countries are taking full advantage of the advances in solar tech, and providing an outlook on what the future of solar for the US could be
13 Apr
Solar Power Begins to Shine as Environmental Benefits Pay Off
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Resource Type : News Article
Topic : Valuation, Analysis, BCA    
State : @International    
Author : Diana S. Powers, NYT
Adoption Year : 2013
Article detailing the international success of feed-in tariffs and VOS in producing extensive economic benefits for countries and customers installing solar, and notes that US pricing is lagging behind the rest of the world.
13 Apr
Green energy offers respite to job hunters amid oil sector layoffs
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Resource Type : News Article
Topic : Policy Positions    
State : @International    
Author : Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen
Adoption Year : 2015
Discussion of the growth of the renewable energy job sector abroad