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Summary"North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2017” is among the latest country specific policy reports from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist that offers comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the country.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 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.Scope- The report covers policy measures and incentives used by the North and South American countries to promote renewable energy.- The report details promotional measures in the North and South American countries both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies that have potential in the countries.Reasons to buyThe 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 North and South American countries.- Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.
1 Table of Contents1 Table of Contents 21.1 List of Tables 62 Executive Summary 83 Introduction 103.1 Renewable Energy Policy 103.2 Globaldata Report Guidance 104 Renewable Energy Policy, Argentina 114.1 Overview 114.2 Law on Promotion of Renewable Sources of Energy for Electricity Production: 26190 124.3 Law on Promotion of Renewable Sources of Energy for Electricity Production: 27,191 124.4 Renewable Energy Generation Program 144.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar 144.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind 144.7 National Strategic Plan for Wind Energy 154.8 Biodiesel Competitiveness Plan 164.9 The Biofuel Law 164.10 National Bioenergy Program 174.11 Energy Efficiency Project 174.12 Energy Efficiency Policies for Appliances 184.13 National Program for Rational and Efficient Use of Energy 185 Renewable Energy Policy, Brazil 205.1 Overview 205.2 Renewable Energy Auctions 215.3 Alternative Energy Auction LFA-2010 and Reserve Energy Auction LER-2010 235.4 Brazil National Climate Change Plan 235.5 Luz para Todos Electrification Program 245.6 International Action Program, Brazil’s Hydropower Program 255.7 Incentives for Small Hydropower Facilities, Law 9648 255.8 Wind Turbine Component Tax Exemption (Executive Decree 656) 265.9 Inova Energia Program 265.10 Solar Power Auctions 265.11 National Biodiesel Program 265.12 Net Metering for Distributed Generation 275.13 Distributed Generation Regulation and Tax Incentives 275.14 Energy Expansion Plan 2010-2019 285.15 National Alcohol Program 295.16 Federal and State Taxes on Ethanol 295.17 Social Fuel Stamp Auction System 305.18 Ethanol Blending Mandate 305.19 Ethanol Export Tax Credit - Special Regime of Reinstatement of Tax Amounts for Exporting Companies - Reintegra 315.20 Spending on Biofuels 315.21 National Energy Efficiency Policy 335.22 Regulated Investments in Energy Efficiency 335.23 The Energy Efficiency Law 335.24 Solar Water Heating Legislation 346 Renewable Energy Policy, Canada 356.1 Overview 356.2 Provincial Incentives 366.3 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Prince Edward Island 376.4 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Manitoba 386.5 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Saskatchewan 386.6 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Northwest Territories 396.7 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Alberta 396.8 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, British Columbia 456.9 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Nova Scotia 476.10 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Quebec 526.11 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Ontario 556.12 Funding to Promote Biofuels Industry 656.13 Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance 666.14 Industrial Electricity Incentive Program 666.15 SaveONenergy Conservation Programs 676.16 Program of Energy Research and Development 676.17 Clean Energy Innovation Program 677 Renewable Energy Policy, Chile 687.1 Overview 687.2 National Strategy for the Energy Sector 687.3 Non-Conventional Renewable Energy Law (NCRE Law) 697.4 Energy Program 2014-2018 697.5 Energy Access Fund 697.6 Support for Non-Conventional Renewable Energy Development Program 697.7 Invest Chile Project 707.8 Carbon Tax 707.9 Program for Rural and Social Energy (PERYS) 707.10 Short Law I and II 707.11 Law 19,657 707.12 Net Metering 717.13 Other Renewable Incentives 717.14 Hydroelectricity 717.15 Development of Transmission System 717.16 Chile’s Nationally Determined Contribution to the Paris Agreement 727.17 Developing Interregional Electricity Interconnections 727.18 Energy Efficiency 728 Renewable Energy Policy, Colombia 758.1 Overview 758.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy, Colombia 779 Renewable Energy Policy, Mexico 799.1 Overview 799.2 Electricity Industry Law 799.3 Mexico Renewable Energy Program 809.4 Energy Transition Law (Ley de Transición Energética, LTE) 819.5 General Law of Climate Change (Ley General de Cambio Climático) 819.6 Special Program for the Use of Renewable Energy 829.7 Resolution on Net-Metering 829.8 National Energy Strategy 829.9 National Commission for the Efficient Use of Energy 839.10 Large-Scale Renewable Energy Development Project 839.11 Accelerated Depreciation for Environmental Investment 849.12 Wheeling Service Agreement for Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources 849.13 Methodology to Establish Service Charges for the Transmission of Renewable Electricity 849.14 Grid Interconnection Contract for Renewable Energy 859.15 Renewable Energy Outlook - Vision for 2030 on the Use of Renewable Energy in Mexico 859.16 Renewable Energy Promotion-PromovER 859.17 Integrated Energy Services Project, 2007-2014 869.18 Light in the House Program (Luz en Casa Oaxaca) 879.19 Light for Mexico Program 879.20 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind 879.21 Resolution on Interconnection of large hydro plants 879.22 Geothermal Energy Act 879.23 Law for the Promotion and Development of Bioenergy 889.24 Sustainable Rural Development Project for the Promotion of Alternative Energy Sources in Agribusiness 899.25 Value Added Agribusiness Risk Sharing Schemes 899.26 Program for Financing of Electric Energy Saving 909.27 Guidelines establishing and issuing Clean Energy Certificates 909.28 Law for the Sustainable Use of Energy (Ley para el Aprovechamiento Sustentable de la Energía, LASE) 919.29 Law for Sustainable Use of Energy and the National Program for the Sustainable Use of Energy (PRONASE) 919.30 Compact Fluorescent Lamp Market 929.31 Solar Water Heaters Program 939.32 Green Mortgage Program 939.33 Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the Paris Agreement (COP21) 9310 Renewable Energy Policy, Peru 9410.1 Overview 9410.2 Legislative Decree 1002 9410.3 The Electric Social Compensation Fund (FOSE) 9510.4 Accelerated depreciation benefits 9510.5 Biofuel Production and Commercialization Law 9510.6 Energy Efficiency Development 9511 Renewable Energy Policy, US 9711.1 Overview 9711.2 Federal Initiatives 9811.3 Federal Initiatives for Solar Power 10711.4 Federal Initiatives for Wind Power 10811.5 Federal Initiatives for Biopower and Biofuels 10911.6 State-Level Incentives 11111.7 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Iowa 11511.8 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Minnesota 11811.9 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Washington 12211.10 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Colorado 12611.11 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Texas 13111.12 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, California 13811.13 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Nevada 15111.14 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, New Jersey 15511.15 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Oklahoma 16211.16 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Illinois 16412 Renewable Energy Policy, Venezuela 16912.1 Overview 16912.2 Development Plan for the National Electric System 16912.3 Electric Service Law 16912.4 Electricity Law 16912.5 Law of Rational and Efficient Use of Energy 17012.6 Renewable Energy Development 17012.7 National renewable energy registry 17012.8 Sowing Light Program(Sembrando Luz) 17012.9 Energy Efficiency 17013 Appendix 17213.1 Abbreviations 17213.2 Bibliography 17713.3 Methodology 17913.4 Coverage 17913.5 Contact Us 18013.6 Disclaimer 1811.1 List of TablesTable 1: Renewable Energy Policy, North and South America 11Table 2: Renewable Energy Auctions, Brazil, 2007-2015 25Table 3: Biodiesel and Mineral Diesel, Brazil, Federal Taxes 33Table 4: Key Regulatory Authorities, Canada 38Table 5: Renewable Energy Targets, Canada 40Table 6: Feed-in Tariffs, Ontario, 2016 59Table 7: Feed-in Tariffs, Ontario, 2017 60Table 8: Additional Price Incentives on Feed-in Tariff, Ontario, 2016 60Table 9: Additional Price Incentives on Feed-in Tariff, Ontario, 2017 61Table 10: ecoENERGY for Biofuels Incentives (CAD/liter and $/liter), 2008-2016 69Table 11: Renewable Energy Market, US, Production Tax Credit ($/kWh), 2016 102Table 12: Renewable Energy Market, US, Investment Tax Credit, 2016 104Table 13: Renewable Energy Market, US, Green Power Purchasing Goal (%), 2016-2025 108Table 14: Renewable Power, US, Renewable Portfolio Standards, State Targets, 2016 114Table 15: Renewable Power, Minnesota, Solar Power Incentives ($/kWh), 2016 124Table 16: Renewable Energy Market, Washington, Member-Owned Renewable Energy Program Rate ($/kWh), 2010-2017 127Table 17: Renewable Energy Market, Colorado, Capital Cost Threshold Rates, 2014 132Table 18: Renewable Energy Market, Texas, Rebates for Energy Efficiency Products ($/unit), 2017 138Table 19: Renewable Energy, Feed-in Tariffs, Marin County - California, 2016 144Table 20: Renewable Energy, Feed-in Tariffs, Los Angeles - California, 2016 145Table 21: Renewable Energy, Feed-in Tariff Multiplier, Los Angeles - California, 2016 145Table 22: Renewable Energy, Electric Energy Reduction Standard (TWh), California, 2012-2024 147Table 23: Renewable Energy, Annual Electric Demand Reduction Standard (MW), California, 2012-2024 148Table 24: Renewable Energy, ReMAT Tariffs ($/MWh), California, 2017 149Table 25: Renewable Energy Market, California, Go Solar Campaign Program Components, 2007-2016 149Table 26: Renewable Energy Market, California, California Solar Initiative Program Budget ($m), 2007-2016 150Table 27: Renewable Energy Market, California, California Solar Initiative Rebate Levels by Incentive Step and Rebate Type, 2012 151Table 28: Renewable Energy Market, California, California Solar Initiative, Details by Incentive Type, 2013 151Table 29: Solar Alternative Compliance Payment ($/MWh), New Jersey, 2008-2016 163Table 30: Renewable Energy Market, Oklahoma, Production Tax Credit ($/kWh), 2007-2021 165Table 31: Renewable Energy Market, Illinois, Requirements and Carve-outs for Various Technologies for Investor-owned Utilities (%), 2009-2026 169Table 32: Renewable Energy Market, Illinois, Requirements and Carve-outs for Various Technologies for Alternate Renewable Electricity Suppliers (%), 2009-2026 169Table 33: Abbreviations 175