Asia Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2017

"Asia Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2017” is among the latest region specific policy reports from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist that offers comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the region.

The report provides the current and future renewable energy targets and plans along with the present policy framework, giving a fair idea of overall growth potential of the renewable energy industry. The report also provides major technology specific policies and incentives provided in the region.

The report is built using data and information sourced from industry associations, government websites and statutory bodies. The information is also sourced through other secondary research sources such as industry and trade magazines.

Scope

The report covers policy measures and incentives used in the Asia Pacific region to promote renewable energy.

The report details promotional measures in the Asia Pacific region both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies that have potential in the region.

Key Highlights

Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to:

Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about policy decisions being taken for different renewable energy sources.

Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting various renewable technologies.

Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in the Asia Pacific region.

Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.

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Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 1

1.1 List of Tables 9

2 Executive Summary 11

3 Introduction 13

3.1 Renewable Energy Policy 13

3.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 13

4 Renewable Energy Policy, Australia 14

4.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 14

4.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework 14

4.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Australia, Federal Incentives 17

4.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Australia, Federal Incentives 18

4.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal, Australia, Federal Incentives 18

4.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Australia, Federal Incentives 18

4.7 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Australia, State Level Policies and Incentives 18

5 Renewable Energy Policy, China 22

5.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 22

5.2 Renewable Energy Law 22

5.3 International Science and Technology Co-operation Program for New and Renewable Energy 25

5.4 Shandong Province Village Renewable Energy Regulations 25

5.5 The 12th Five-Year Plan 25

5.6 The 13th Five-Year Plan 25

5.7 New Carbon Intensity Target 26

5.8 Renewable Energy Tariff Surcharge Grant Funds Management Approach 26

5.9 Carbon Tax and Carbon Pricing 27

5.10 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, China 27

5.11 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, China 31

5.12 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, China 37

5.13 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, China 38

5.14 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, China 39

6 Renewable Energy Policy, India 40

6.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 40

6.2 Electricity Act of 2003 40

6.3 Renewable Energy Certificates 40

6.4 Support for Solar Power 42

6.5 Support for Wind Power 44

6.6 Support for Bio-power 46

6.7 Support for Small Hydropower 51

7 Renewable Energy Policy, Indonesia 54

7.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 54

7.2 Green Energy Policy 54

7.3 Small Distributed Power Generation Using Renewable Energy 54

7.4 Medium-Scale Power Generation Using Renewable Energy 55

7.5 Income Tax Reduction for Energy Development Projects 55

7.6 Electricity Purchase from Small- and Medium-Scale Renewable Energy 55

7.7 Clean Technology Fund 55

7.8 Ceiling Price for Geothermal 56

7.9 New Geothermal Law 56

7.10 Geothermal Fund 57

7.11 Power Purchase from Solar PV Plants 57

7.12 Feed-in Tariffs for Biomass 57

7.13 New Electricity Sector Regulations in 2017 58

8 Renewable Energy Policy, Japan 60

8.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 60

8.2 Japan Renewable Energy Policy Platform 60

8.3 Feed-in Tariffs for Renewable Energy 60

9 Renewable Energy Policy, Kazakhstan 64

9.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 64

9.2 Law on Electricity 64

9.3 Law on the Use of Renewable Energy Sources 65

9.4 Long-Term Development Strategy for the Period up to 2025 65

9.5 Long-Term Strategy for Renewable Energy Development 66

9.6 Law on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency 66

9.7 Renewable Energy Targets and Tariffs 66

10 Renewable Energy Policy, Malaysia 68

10.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 68

10.2 Renewable Energy Act 2011 68

10.3 Net-Metering in Malaysia 70

11 Renewable Energy Policy, New Zealand 72

11.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 72

11.2 New Zealand Energy Strategy 72

11.3 New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy 72

11.4 Climate Change and Sustainability Agenda 74

11.5 National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation 74

11.6 Emissions Trading Scheme 74

11.7 Solar and Heat Pump Water Heating 74

11.8 Installations Grants for Public Buildings 75

11.9 Commercial Project Grants 75

11.10 Resource Management Act 1991 75

11.11 Bioenergy Initiative 75

11.12 Crown Loans Programme 76

12 Renewable Energy Policy, Pakistan 77

12.1 Overview 77

12.2 Power Sector Reforms 77

12.3 National Power Policy, 2015 78

12.4 National Power Policy, 2013 79

12.5 Renewable Energy Objectives 80

12.6 Alternative and Renewable Energy Policy, 2011 80

12.7 Feed-in Tariffs, Pakistan 81

12.8 Challenges for Renewable Power in Pakistan 82

13 Renewable Energy Policy, Philippines 83

13.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 83

13.2 Power Sector Reforms and Privatization 83

13.3 National Renewable Energy Program 84

13.4 Energy Plan 2012–2030 84

13.5 Other Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policies 84

13.6 Feed-in Tariffs 85

14 Renewable Energy Policy, Singapore 86

14.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 86

14.2 Power Market, Electricity Act 86

14.3 Energy Policy 87

14.4 Nationally Determined contribution to the Paris Agreement 87

15 Renewable Energy Policy, South Korea 89

15.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 89

15.2 Major Policies 89

16 Renewable Energy Policy, Taiwan 96

16.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 96

16.2 Major Policies 96

16.3 Other Initiatives 96

16.4 Renewable Power Policy 97

17 Renewable Energy Policy, Thailand 102

17.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 102

17.2 Power Development Plan 2015 103

17.3 Alternative Energy Development Plan 2015–2036 104

17.4 Feed-in-Tariffs for Wind, Hydropower, and Biopower 105

17.5 Solar Power Feed-in-Tariffs 105

18 Renewable Energy Policy, Vietnam 109

18.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview 109

18.2 Introduction of Competition in Power Market 109

18.3 Power Master Plan VII 110

18.4 Revised Power Development Plan VII 110

18.5 Renewable Energy Development Strategy 2016–2030 with outlook until 2050 (REDS) 113

18.6 Energy Efficiency 113

18.7 Rural Electrification 113

18.8 Renewable Energy Development 114

19 Appendix 115

19.1 Market Definitions 115

19.1.1 Power 115

19.1.2 Installed Capacity 115

19.1.3 Electricity Generation 115

19.1.4 Electricity Consumption 115

19.1.5 Thermal Power Plant 115

19.1.6 Hydropower Plant 115

19.1.7 Nuclear Power 115

19.1.8 Renewable Energy Resources 115

19.2 Abbreviations 116

19.3 Bibliography 119

19.4 Methodology 123

19.5 Coverage 123

19.5.1 Secondary Research 123

19.5.2 Primary Research 124

19.5.3 Modeling and Forecasting 124

19.6 Contact Us 124

19.7 Disclaimer 125

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Renewable Energy Policy, Asia Pacific 11

Table 2: New Large-scale Renewable Energy Target, Annual Targets, Australia (TWh), 2015–2030 16

Table 3: Renewable Energy Law, China, Major Regulations, 2005–2006 23

Table 4: Solar PV Market, China, Feed-in Tariffs in Major Provinces, 2015 29

Table 5: Feed-in Tariffs for Solar Power (CNY/kWh and $/kWh), China, 2016–2017 30

Table 6: Wind Power Market, China, List of Major Policies, 2015 33

Table 7: Feed-in Tariffs for Onshore Wind Power by Region (CNY/kWh and $/kWh), Renewable Energy Market, China, 2015–2018 35

Table 8: Feed-in Tariffs for Offshore Wind Power by Region (CNY/kWh and $/kWh), Renewable Energy Market, China, 2016–2018 35

Table 9: Renewable Energy Certificate Volume, India, July 2014–Jan 2017 42

Table 10: Solar PV Net-metering Tariffs, India, 2016 44

Table 11: Federal Level Feed-in Tariff for Solar Power (INR/kWh and $/kWh), India, 2016–2017 44

Table 12: State-level Feed-in Tariffs for Wind Power Plants, India, 2016 45

Table 13: Federal Level Feed-in Tariff for Wind Power (INR/kWh and $/kWh), India, 2016–2017 46

Table 14: Central Financial Assistance for Biomass Power Project and Bagasse Co-generation Projects by Sugar Mill Type, India, 2015 47

Table 15: Central Financial Assistance for Bagasse Co-generation Project in Existing Co-operative Sector Sugar Mills Employing Boiler Modifications, India, 2015 47

Table 16: Financial Support for Biofuel, India, 2015 48

Table 17: State-level Feed-in Tariffs for Bioenergy-Based Power Plants, 2016 49

Table 18: Federal Level Feed-in Tariffs for Biopower Based Power Plants (INR/kWh and $/kWh), 2016–2017 49

Table 19: Support for Hydropower in Private Sector, Joint Sector and Co-operative Societies, India, 2015 52

Table 20: Support for Hydropower in State Government, Central Government and Public Sector Units, India, 2016 52

Table 21: Ceiling Tariffs, Indonesia, 2015–2025 55

Table 22: Ceiling Tariffs ($/kWh), Indonesia, 2015–2025 56

Table 23: Feed-in Tariffs for Biomass ($/kWh), Renewable Energy Market, Indonesia, 2017 58

Table 24: Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs, Japan, 2016 61

Table 25: Solar PV Feed-in Tariffs, Japan, 2017 62

Table 26: Renewable Energy Feed in Tariffs, Kazakhstan, 2015 66

Table 27: Renewable Energy Targets, Malaysia, 2015–2030 68

Table 28: Feed-in Tariffs for Different Renewable Energy Sources (MYR/kWh and $/kWh), Renewable Energy Market, Malaysia, 2017 69

Table 29: Power Market, Pakistan, Proposed Feed-in-Tariff for Solar Power by Region ($/kWh), 2015 81

Table 30: Power Market, Pakistan, Proposed Feed-in-Tariff for Solar Power by Region ($/kWh), 2016 81

Table 31: Power Market, Pakistan, Proposed Feed-in-Tariff for Wind Power by Region, 2016 82

Table 32: Power Market, Pakistan, Feed-in-Tariff for Small Hydropower by Category ($/kWh), 2016 82

Table 33: Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs, Philippines, 2013–2016 85

Table 34: Renewable Energy, South Korea, Target for New and Renewable Energies (%) 92

Table 35: Renewable Portfolio Standards, South Korea, Targets (%), 2012–2024 92

Table 36: Allocation of Renewable Energy Certificates, South Korea, 2017 93

Table 37: Installed Renewable Capacity Targets by Energy Source (MW), Taiwan, 2015 97

Table 38: Feed-in Tariffs for Solar PV and Wind Power ($/kWh and TWD/kWh), Taiwan, 2012–2013 98

Table 39: Feed-in Tariffs by Individual Energy Sources ($/kWh), Taiwan, 2015 99

Table 40: Tentative Feed-in Tariffs (TWD and $), Taiwan, 2017 99

Table 41: Final Feed-in Tariffs (TWD and $), Taiwan, 2017 101

Table 42: Estimated Contributions by Various Energy Sources to the Capacity Mix (%), Thailand, 2014 and 2036 104

Table 43: Feed-in Tariffs ($/kWh), Thailand, 2015–2036 105

Table 44: Solar Power Feed-in Tariffs ($/kWh), Thailand, 2015–2036 106

Table 45: Share of Various Energy Sources in Installed Capacity and Electricity Generation in Original and Revised Power Development Plan VII (%), Vietnam, 2020–2030 111

Table 46: Renewable Energy Targets for Total Primary Energy Consumption, Renewable Energy Market, Vietnam, 2020–2050 113

Table 47: Abbreviations 116

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