Ontario cuts an overly generous solar subsidy, but more are likely on the way

Last week, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) announced a new feed-in-tariff rate for certain projects installed under the microFIT program. The program, launched in October 2009 (see the October 15, 2009 LRSJ), offered a tariff rate of C$0.802/kWh for any approved installation less than 10 kW. The n...

This research is archived and therefore no longer available. For further assistance please contact your Customer Success Manager or email ClientEngagementTeam@luxresearchinc.com. Thank you!

Related Research

France allocates 80 MW for agrivoltaic projects

News Commentary | January 11, 2021

The French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) allocated a total of 146.2 MW of photovoltaic (PV) capacity across 47 projects, out of which 31 (about 80 MW) comprise agrivoltaic installations. Most of these projects will be located in the South of France, and Sun'Agri will be responsible for the ... Not part of subscription

U.S. Department of Energy launches $15.5 million initiative to promote solar deployments in low- and moderate-income communities

News Commentary | May 13, 2021

The U.S. DOE invested $10 million in the SolSmart program and $5.5 million in the Solar Energy Innovation Network (SEIN) program. The former aims to reduce the overall cost of photovoltaic (PV) systems, particularly soft costs (e.g., permitting, financing, installation), which can account for as ... To read more, click here.

Italy sets the ball rolling by defining new standards as a first step to incentivize agriPV systems

News Commentary | March 16, 2022

Italian energy organizations Italia Solare, ANIE Rinnovabili, and Elettricità Futura have published a document defining agri‑photovoltaic (AgriPV) system standards. The paper highlights scenarios for PV integration in agriculture and demarcates agricultural areas in an AgriPV system. AgriPV systems ... Not part of subscription