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China Increases Target for Wind Power Capacity to 1,000 GW by 2050

The National Energy Administration of China has set a series of development goals for the country's renewable energy sector during the 12th Five-year Development Plan, which shows that by 2015 the country's wind power capacity will reach 100 GW, based on the current capacity of 40 GW.


Ghana Feed-in-Tariffs Rates: PURC introduces FiTs for Renewable Energy

The long awaited Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) to attract investment into the renewable energy sector is ready, the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) says.

Known as the Renewable Energy Feed-in-rates Scheme, the special tariff regime is intended to stimulate investment in the renewable energy sector to boost the country’s energy generation mix.


Ghana Renewable Energy Law Passed


 The Parliament of Ghana has passed the Renewable Energy Bill into Law mid November, 2011.

The RE Law aims to provide for the management, development and utilization of renewable energy (RE), as well as the sustainable and adequate supply of renewable energy and related matters.


Germany plans PV FIT cap for modules

Sample imageEver clearer signals are emerging that Germany’s Federal Government is planning a new type of cap for solar subsidies.


China Releases Technical Standards for Wind Power Industry

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) in early August approved a series of technical standards designed to better regulate the development of its wind energy sector. The 18 technical standards cover grid access for large wind farms, development of offshore wind, monitoring wind turbine operations, quantitative benchmarks for assessing the quality of output, and manufacturing requirements for key equipment. The new standards will go into effect on the first of November.



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Ghana Renewable Energy Law passed

Ghana Parliament has passed the Renewable Energy Bill into Law

Jatropha for Bio-diesel?

Should it be Jatropha for Bio-diesel?

Feed-in Tariff Scheme for Ghana

PURC has approved Feed-in Tariff Rates, effective 1st Sept. 2013

1st Wind Farm in Ghana?

Which company is to develop the 1st wind farm in Ghana?

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