Masdar has filed a complaint with the Washington DC-based International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, which is a member of the World Bank Group, citing the Spanish government’s decision to place retroactive changes to its renewables support schemes.
The renewable energy industry in Australia is upset at the potential appointment of a firm adversary to renewable power to a new panel, which focuses on reviewing the country’s Renewable Energy Target (RET).
As part of a plan to encourage decentralised power generation and energy savings, the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) today revealed a new Community Energy Strategy.
Toshiba has announced that it will enter Germany's solar market in March 2014 with an on-site consumption model for solar power that will operate outside the country’s feed-in tariff scheme.
Faced with a serious economic deficit, the new center-right Spanish government has acted to temporarily put a halt to awarding new feed-in tariff (FIT) contracts starting in January 2013, and cogeneration companies will be affected.
Thousands gathered in Berlin this week to protest looming cuts to solar power incentives, which the solar industry says will reduce the market for new installations in Germany, the world's largest, to just a quarter of its size and result in massive job losses.