Feed-in Tariffs: Accelerating the Deployment of Renewable Energy

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Earthscan, 2012 - Science - 169 pages
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A feed-in tariff is a renewable energy law that obliges energy suppliers to buy electricity produced from renewable resources at a fixed price, usually over a fixed periodeven from householders. These legal guarantees ensure investment security, and the support of all viable renewable energy technologies.
 

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Contents

PART 2 POLICIES AROUND THE WORLD
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PART 3 IMPLEMENTATION AND THE FUTURE
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Recommended Reading
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About the author (2012)

Miguel Mendonca is a writer and researcher for the World Future Council, working principally in the area of sustainability policies, and a freelance writer on sustainability issues. He is a visiting fellow at Bristol University, a research associate of the Schumacher Institute for Sustainable Systems and a consultant to Artists Project Earth.

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