Revisiting Taiwan's Energy Policy Following Aug. 15 Power Outage

The Aug. 15 extensive power outage disrupting local people's life, triggered by CPC Taiwan's error in gas supply for Taipower, has prompted rethinking of the nation's energy policy. At the heart of the issue is DPP government&#.. more

Energy Equity Alliance Applauds Obama’s Clean Energy Policies

The Energy Equity Alliance (EEA) supports President Obama’s commitment to address climate change and create jobs by "spurring the deployment of clean sources of energy" written in White House press release, "FACT SHEET: Administration An.. more

Indian Government to Revive Renewable Energy Bill for Its Energy Target

In order to achieve Narendra Modi’s policy of generating 100GW of renewable energy by 2019, the Indian government will revive the long-pending Renewable Energy Bill (the “Bill”) and set feed-in tariffs (FiT) schemes. Modi aims to generate 10% of th.. more

Policy and Market Shift Lead to Changes in PV Development – 2014 Review 3/4

Energy development, including solar PV, is closely linked to energy policies and international trades. Through the interactions among trading partners and policy transition, future solar trend can be forecasted as follow: manufacturers have to go global in a faster-pace; dist.. more

The Changing Green Energy Industry – 2014 Review 1/4

Led by solar industry, the green energy industry has faced unprecedented policy storms in 2014. Different from bankruptcies caused by the financial crisis in 2008, the policy storms changed many countries’ and companies’ development strategies. At the same time, en.. more

Chinese Local Governments Unveiled Subsidy Programs for Distributed Generation

With an aim of 8GW of new distributed PV generation (DG) installations in 2014, Chinese central government has been working on introducing policies because there was only 3.3GW of DG installations in the first half of 2014. Nine major Cities/Provinces finally compl.. more

Japan Solar Market to Move from Ground to Roof as Government Policy Changes

Japanese electricity companies are temporarily scaling back their involvement with solar projects as solar supply outstrips demand, threatening to wreak havoc in the market, according to EnergyTrend, a division of the Taiwan-based market intellige.. more


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