Japan Announces Feed-in Tariff Schemes for 2016, Subsidies for Solar Drop

Japan’s Ministry of Economic, Trade and Industry (METI) has announced the new feed-in tariff schemes for renewable energy resources for the fiscal year 2016. The FiT subsidies for solar PV systems dropped as the government’s schedule. The FiT subsidi.. more

China’s xEV Policies to Influence Supply-Demand Situation of Cylindrical Lithium Cells for IT Applications

China’s flourishing x-electric vehicle (xEV) market kept domestic and foreign lithium battery manufacturers from Japan and South Korea running at full capacity in 2015, according to EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. The xEV boom has encouraged manufacturer.. more

The 6th China International New Energy Vehicle Forum 2016 Award Ceremony Evaluation Starts

Polaris will host the 6th China International New Energy Vehicle Forum on 20-22 April in Shanghai. There are 39 speakers already confirmed to come and give professional academic speech on the forum. They are come from the government and association organization such as.. more

SolarCity to Cut 550 Jobs in Nevada due to the Net Metering Decision

Following the decision by Governor Brian Sandoval's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to terminate Nevada's rooftop solar industry just days before Christmas, SolarCity® announced that it has been forced to eliminate more than 550 jobs in the state. Whe.. more

Brazil Launches ProGD to Prompt Distributed Generation

Brazil government launched a new incentive program “ProGD” to prompt distributed generation in the nation. Including tax incentive for renewable installations and credit establishments, the program aims to increase its distributed gen.. more

UK Cuts FiT for Solar by 64%, Less than Expectation

The UK government announced the new Feed-in Tariff (FiT) rates on December 17, cutting the rates by 64% down to 4.39 pence/kWh with a total budget of£150 million. The final reduction is less than previously expected 87%. The amendment was published by UK Departmen.. more

China’s 2016 FiT Rates Lower than Expectation

China’s National Development and Reform Commission and National Energy Administration have passed and announced the revised Feed-in Tariff (FiT) rates for solar and wind energy for 2016. The rates for solar projects in all three regions are cut and the new rate.. more


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