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France raises spectre of solar tariff cuts

September 24, 2020

The French government is understood to be planning a reduction in incentives for solar PV plants which began receiving 20-year tariff support prior to a 2011 change in regulation, a move which has drawn sharp criticism across industry due to the impact this would have on financial models and investor returns.  

France allocates 1.7GW of renewables support

France’s Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition has awarded regulatory support to 1.7GW of onshore wind and solar projects via six competitive tenders, with Total, Engie and Axpo Volkswind among the big winners.  

Onshore wind, solar PV set for UK CfD return

Onshore wind and solar PV projects will be able to compete in the UK’s next CfD auction, which is set to take place in 2021, under new plans announced by the department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on Monday (March 2). The measures, which include potential revisions concerning how fixed and floating offshore… Read More ›

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