Tag: Feed-in Tariffs

Pinning its hopes on a sustainable recovery from the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan’s Upper House of the Diet has enacted feed-in tariffs that take effect July 1, 2012 requiring utilities to purchase electricity generated by commercially available sources of renewable energy for a set price and period. Reuters reports a ruling party lawmakers “expects” the…

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With a bit of interpretation from yours truly, here’s a quick read on this year’s Clean Edge report on ‘Clean Tech’ job trends: 1. Clean-tech jobs are spouting in Mexico, not just China. It’s proximity to North American markets begs for more investment there. 2. Feed-in-fariffs are boosting renewable energy apptetites, but payment formulas can make progress unsustainable. Check out…

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Americans don’t have to look very far these days to see the role a Feed-in Tariff can play in jump-starting purchases – and the economic and environmental benefits – of solar electric / photovoltaic (PV) systems.  Customers signing onto a FIT invest in their own PV systems to generate their own electricity and sell energy…

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