France Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2021

"France Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2021” is among the latest country specific policy reports from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist. The report offers comprehensive information on major policies governing the renewable energy market in the country. The report discusses 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 country.

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.


The report covers policy measures and incentives used by France to promote renewable energy.

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

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 country.

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

Table of Contents

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1. France Power Market, Regulatory Scenario

1.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview

1.2 Renewable Energy Targets

1.3 National Energy and Climate Plans (NECP), France

1.4 Law on Energy Transition for Green Growth (LTECV)

1.5 France’s Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmationpluriannuelle de l’énergie or PPE)

1.6 The National Low-Carbon Strategy (stratégie nationale bas-carbone, (SNBC))

1.7 Hydrogen Energy

1.8 Current Support Environment (Incentives) for Renewable Energy in France

1.9 Feed-in Tariffs

– Retroactive FiT Cuts

1.10 Premium Tariffs

1.11 Renewable Energy Tenders/Auctions

– Tenders for Onshore Wind

– Tenders for Offshore Wind

– Solar Tenders under PPE

– Solar Tender for Fessenheim Nuclear Conversion Plan

– Auctions/Competitive Bidding

1.12 Heat Fund

– National

– Regional

1.13 France’s Carbon Tax and Regulation of Electricity Prices

1.14 Green Innovation Funding Program

1.15 Renewable Energy Market Development

1.16 Tax Credit for Energy Transition (CITE)

1.17 Reduced VAT for Residential Renewable Energy Equipment

2. Appendix

2.1 Abbreviations

2.2 Market Definitions

– Power

– Renewable Power

– Installed Capacity

– Electricity Generation

– Electricity Consumption

2.3 Methodology

– Coverage

– Secondary Research

– Primary Research

– Modelling and Forecasting

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List of Tables

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Table 1: Renewable Energy, Policy Environment Summary, France

Table 2: Targets under NECP, France, 2021 to 2030

Table 3: Renewable Energy, Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmationpluriannuelle de l’énergie or PPE), France, 2020

Table 4: GHG Emission Estimates under SNBC 2, France, 2019-2033

Table 5: Renewable Energy, Overview of Current Support Schemes, France, 2021

Table 6: Renewable Energy Eligibility Criteria, Feed-in Tariffs and Premiums, France, 2021

Table 7: Renewable Energy, Feed-in Tariff rates, France, 2016

Table 8: Renewable Energy, Premium Tariffs Eligibility Criteria, France

Table 9: Renewable Energy, Tender Categories for Renewable Energy Systems, France, 2012–2025

Table 10: Renewable Energy, Tenders for Onshore Wind, France, 2017–2022

Table 11: Renewable Energy, Tenders for Offshore Wind, France, 2011–2022

Table 12: Renewable Energy, Tenders for Solar Tenders under PPE, France, 2019–2024

Table 13: Renewable Energy, Awarded/Announced Renewable Energy Auctions ($/MWh), France, 2017–2021

Table 14: Abbreviations


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