National Capital to Solar Capital, or Thinking Small and Imposing Premature Limits

18 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2010 Last revised: 16 Sep 2013

Date Written: March 20, 2010

Abstract

Outline A. The need for a Renewable Energy Target in the Act; Merton Rule; Distributed Generation; Carbon Neutrality Target; Wind Energy B. Modelling of Risks and Benefits C. Installed Capacity Limits or Stepped Output Tariffs? D. Scheme Caps – A Blunt Instrument E. Degression – A Better Alternative to Constrain Costs

Keywords: feed-in tariff, capacity caps, installed capacity limits, tariff degression, ACT, Australia, Germany, Spain, Florida, renewable energy policy, renewable energy law, photovoltaic, solar, PV incentives, distributed generation, Merton Rule, renewable generation target, carbon neutrality, EEG, coal

Suggested Citation

Prest, James, National Capital to Solar Capital, or Thinking Small and Imposing Premature Limits (March 20, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1575518 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1575518

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