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North and South America Renewable Energy Market Report, 2014

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“North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2014” is the latest policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the region.

The report presents an in-depth analysis of the renewable energy policies across the major countries in North and South America namely the US, Canada, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. It also presents the major renewable policy frameworks in place in some of the major states in the US and Canada. 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 their renewable energy industry. The report also provides major technology specific policies and incentives provided in each of these countries. The report also provides insights to major policy initiatives for the market development of renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, biopower and biofuels.

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.

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Scope

  • The report covers policy measures and incentives used by the major countries in North and South America region to promote renewable energy.
  • The report details promotional measures in different countries both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies namely solar, wind, geothermal, hydro and bioenergy.
  • The report also highlights the differences and focus of the renewable energy policy frameworks in different countries in North and South America.
  • The report provides a platform for comparison of various renewable energy policies across countries. Major countries include the US, Canada, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.

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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 on renewable energy by different markets.
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting the renewable energy markets.
  • Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in different countries.
  • Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of insights on the future opportunities and critical success factors in the renewable energy market.
  • Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.

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Table Of Contents

1 Table of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 10
1.2 List of Figures 12

2 Executive Summary 13
2.1 Renewable Power Growth in the US and Canada Supported by Strong Local Policies 13
2.2 Extension of Production Tax Credit and Change in Clause to Stimulate US Wind Power Installations in the near Future 13
2.3 ecoEnergy Initiatives and Provincial Policies to Boost Renewable Energy in Canada 13
2.4 Mexico's National Energy Strategy to Drive Renewable Power Capacity 14

3 Introduction 15
3.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Overview 15
3.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Global, Major Policy Measures 15
3.2.1 Feed-in Tariff Programs 15
3.2.2 Renewable Portfolio Standard 16
3.2.3 Tradable Renewable Energy Certificate Systems 16
3.2.4 Capital Subsidies, Grants or Rebates 16
3.2.5 Energy Production Payments and Investments or Other Tax Credits 16
3.2.6 Tax Reductions 16
3.2.7 Net Metering 17
3.2.8 Public Investment Loans 17
3.3 Comparison of Major Policy Instruments by Country 17
3.4 GlobalData Report Guidance 19

4 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, US 20
4.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, US, Federal Incentives 22
4.1.1 Energy Policy Act, 1992 22
4.1.2 Energy Policy Act, 2005 23
4.1.3 Energy Independence and Security Act, 2007 23
4.1.4 Energy Improvement and Extension Act, 2008 24
4.1.5 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 2009 24
4.1.6 Corporate Tax Credits 25
4.1.7 Federal Grants 28
4.1.8 Federal Loan Program 34
4.1.9 Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System 36
4.1.10 Renewable Energy Production Incentives 37
4.1.11 Other Federal Policies 37
4.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Federal Incentives 39
4.2.1 The Solar America Initiative 40
4.2.2 SunShot Initiative 41
4.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Federal Incentives 41
4.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal, Federal Incentives 42
4.4.1 GeoPowering the West Initiative 43
4.4.2 Geothermal Technologies Program 44
4.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Federal Incentives 44
4.5.1 Hydroelectric Production Incentives 44
4.5.2 Hydroelectric Efficiency Improvement 45
4.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Federal Incentives 45
4.6.1 Energy Policy Act – Alternative Fuels 45
4.6.2 Regional Biofuels Promotion Plan 45
4.6.3 Farm Bill 2008 46
4.6.4 Energy Independence and Security Act 47
4.6.5 Federal Tax Credits 50
4.6.6 Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 52
4.7 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, US, State-Level Incentives 52
4.7.1 Renewable Portfolio Standards 52
4.7.2 Renewable Energy Certificates 53
4.7.3 Public Benefit Funds 53
4.7.4 Interconnection Standards 54
4.7.5 Net Metering Laws 55
4.8 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, California 55
4.8.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, California 55
4.8.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, California 60
4.8.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, California 64
4.8.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, California 64
4.8.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal, California 65
4.8.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, California 66
4.9 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Colorado 68
4.9.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Colorado 68
4.9.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Colorado 73
4.9.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Colorado 74
4.9.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Colorado 74
4.10 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Iowa 75
4.10.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Iowa 76
4.10.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Iowa 79
4.10.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Iowa 80
4.10.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Iowa 80
4.11 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Minnesota 81
4.11.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Minnesota 81
4.11.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Minnesota 85
4.11.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Minnesota 86
4.11.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Minnesota 86
4.12 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Nevada 87
4.12.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Nevada 87
4.12.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Nevada 91
4.12.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Nevada 91
4.12.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Nevada 92
4.13 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, New Jersey 93
4.13.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, New Jersey 93
4.13.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, New Jersey 98
4.13.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, New Jersey 101
4.13.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, New Jersey 102
4.14 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, New York 102
4.14.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, New York 102
4.14.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, New York 106
4.14.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, New York 107
4.14.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, New York 107
4.15 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Oregon 109
4.15.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Oregon 110
4.15.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Oregon 117
4.15.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Oregon 118
4.15.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Oregon 119
4.16 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Texas 120
4.16.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Texas 121
4.16.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Texas 124
4.16.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Texas 126
4.16.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Texas 127
4.17 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Washington 128
4.17.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Washington 128
4.17.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Washington 132
4.17.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Washington 134
4.17.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Electric Vehicles, Washington 135

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5 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Canada 136
5.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Canada, Major Policies and Incentives 136
5.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Canada, Federal Incentives 138
5.2.1 Canada - Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership 138
5.2.2 Canadian Renewable Conservation Expenses 138
5.2.3 Implementing Agreement on Renewable Energy Technology Deployment 138
5.2.4 ecoEnergy for Renewable Power Program 139
5.2.5 ecoEnergy for Aboriginal and Northern Communities Program 139
5.2.6 ecoEnergy Technology Initiative 139
5.2.7 Trust Fund for Clean Air and Climate Change 140
5.2.8 Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance 140
5.2.9 Clean Energy Fund: Renewable Energy and Clean Energy Systems Demonstration Projects 141
5.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Federal Incentives 141
5.3.1 ecoEnergy Retrofit 143
5.3.2 Tax Credit 143
5.3.3 Main Provincial Solar Support Programs 143
5.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Federal Incentives 144
5.4.1 Wind Power Production Incentive 145
5.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal, Federal Incentives 146
5.5.1 Canadian GeoExchange Coalition 146
5.5.2 Geothermal Heat Pump Tax Credit 146
5.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Federal Incentives 146
5.7 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Federal Incentives 147
5.7.1 Biofuel Regulation 147
5.7.2 Biofuels Bill 147
5.7.3 Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program 147
5.7.4 ecoEnergy for Biofuels 147
5.8 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Canada, Provincial Incentives 149
5.8.1 Eastern Provincial Programs 149
5.8.2 Western Provincial Programs 150
5.9 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Alberta 151
5.9.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Alberta 151
5.9.2 Alberta, Climate Change Strategy 151
5.9.3 Alberta, Provincial Energy Strategy 151
5.9.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Alberta 152
5.9.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Alberta 154
5.10 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, British Columbia 159
5.10.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, British Columbia 159
5.11 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Nova Scotia 161
5.11.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Nova Scotia 162
5.11.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Nova Scotia 166
5.11.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Nova Scotia 166
5.11.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Nova Scotia 166
5.12 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Ontario 167
5.12.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Ontario 167
5.12.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Ontario 174
5.12.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Ontario 175
5.12.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal, Ontario 175
5.12.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Ontario 175
5.12.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Ontario 176
5.13 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Quebec 178
5.13.1 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Renewable Energy Sources, Quebec 178
5.13.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Quebec 178
5.13.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal, Quebec 179
5.13.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Quebec 179
5.13.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Quebec 180

6 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Argentina 181
6.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Argentina, Major Policies and Incentives 181
6.1.1 Renewable Energy in Rural Markets 182
6.1.2 Law on Promotion of Renewable Sources of Energy for Electricity Production: 26.190 183
6.1.3 Renewable Energy Generation Program 183
6.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Argentina 184
6.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Argentina 184
6.3.1 National Strategic Plan for Wind Energy 184
6.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Argentina 185
6.4.1 Biodiesel Competitiveness Plan 185
6.4.2 The Biofuel Law 185
6.4.3 Biodiesel Content Requirement 186
6.4.4 National Bioenergy Program 186
6.5 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Argentina 187
6.5.1 Energy Efficiency Project 187
6.5.2 Energy Efficiency Policies for Appliances 187
6.5.3 National Program for Rational and Efficient Use of Energy 187

7 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Brazil 189
7.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Brazil, Major Policies and Incentives 189
7.1.1 Program of Incentives for Alternative Electricity Sources 190
7.1.2 Renewable Energy Auctions 191
7.1.3 Alternative Energy Auction LFA-2010 and Reserve Energy Auction LER-2010 193
7.1.4 Brazil National Climate Change Plan 193
7.1.5 Luz para Todos Electrification Program 194
7.1.6 National Biodiesel Program 194
7.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Brazil 195
7.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Photovoltaic, Brazil 195
7.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, Brazil 195
7.4.1 International Action Program, Brazil's Hydropower Program 195
7.4.2 Incentives for Small Hydropower Facilities, Law No. 9648 196
7.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Brazil 196
7.5.1 National Alcohol Program 196
7.5.2 Federal and State Taxes on Ethanol 197
7.5.3 Spending on Biofuels 197
7.5.4 Social Fuel Stamp Auction System 199
7.6 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Brazil 200
7.6.1 National Energy Efficiency Policy 200
7.6.2 Regulated Investments in Energy Efficiency 200
7.6.3 The Energy Efficiency Law 200
7.6.4 Solar Water Heating Legislation 201

8 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Mexico 202
8.1 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Mexico, Major Policies and Incentives 203
8.1.1 Law for Renewable Energy Usage and Energy Transition Financing 203
8.1.2 Law for the Use of Renewable Sources of Energy 204
8.1.3 National Energy Strategy 204
8.1.4 Mexico Renewable Energy Program 205
8.1.5 CONAE Program 206
8.1.6 Large Scale Renewable Energy Development Project 206
8.1.7 Integrated Energy Services Project for Small Localities of Rural Mexico, 2006–2011 207
8.1.8 Accelerated Depreciation for Environmental Investment 207
8.1.9 Wheeling Service Agreement for Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources 207
8.1.10 Methodology to Establish Service Charges for the Transmission of Renewable Electricity 208
8.1.11 Grid Interconnection Contract for Renewable Energy 208
8.1.12 Renewable Energy Outlook – Vision for 2030 on the Use of Renewable Energy in Mexico 209
8.1.13 Renewable Energy Promotion-PromovER 209
8.2 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar, Mexico 209
8.2.1 Project to Connect Solar Power to Grid 209
8.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Mexico 210
8.3.1 Technological Development Programs 210
8.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, Mexico 210
8.4.1 Law for the Promotion and Development of Bioenergy 210
8.4.2 Sustainable Rural Development Project for the Promotion of Alternative Energy Sources in Agribusiness 211
8.4.3 Value Added Agribusiness Risk Sharing Schemes 212
8.4.4 Feasibility Study on the Potential for Ethanol and Bio-Diesel Use and Production in Mexico 212
8.4.5 Bioenergy Promotion and Development Law 212
8.5 Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Mexico 213
8.5.1 Law for Sustainable Use of Energy and the National Program for the Sustainable Use of Energy 213
8.5.2 Energy Efficiency Program 213
8.5.3 Compact Fluorescent Lamp Market, Mexico 214
8.5.4 Green Mortgage Program 214
8.5.5 Solar Water Heaters Program 215
8.5.6 Program for Financing of Electric Energy Saving 215

9 Appendix 216
9.1 Definitions 216
9.1.1 Power 216
9.1.2 Installed Capacity 216
9.1.3 Electricity Generation 216
9.1.4 Electricity Consumption 216
9.1.5 Solar Power 216
9.1.6 Renewable Energy Resources 216
9.2 Abbreviations 217
9.3 Bibliography 221
9.4 Coverage 223
9.5 Research Methodology 224
9.5.1 Secondary Research 224
9.6 Contact Us 224
9.7 Disclaimer 225

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