Deploying Renewables : Best and Future Policy Practice by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

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The worldwide strength method faces pressing demanding situations. issues approximately strength protection are growing to be, as highlighted by means of the new political turmoil in Northern Africa and the nuclear incident in Fukushima. even as, the necessity to reply to weather swap is extra severe than ever. by contrast historical past, many governments have elevated efforts to advertise deployment of renewable strength – low-carbon resources which may advance strength safety. This has motivated unheard of upward thrust in deployment, and renewables are actually the fastest
growing zone of the strength mix.
This “coming of age” of renewable strength additionally brings demanding situations. development is targeted on a number of the on hand applied sciences, and quick deployment is restrained to a comparatively small variety of nations. in additional complex markets, dealing with aid expenditures and approach integration of enormous stocks of renewable power in a time of monetary weak spot and finances austerity has sparked full of life political debate.
The IEA’s new file, Deploying Renewables 2011: most sensible and destiny coverage Practice:
· presents a accomplished evaluation and research of renewable strength coverage and industry trends;
· Analyses intimately the dynamics of deployment and gives best-practice coverage rules for various levels of industry maturity;
· Assesses the effect and cost-effectiveness of aid regulations utilizing new methodological instruments and indicators;
· Investigates the strategic purposes underpinning the pursuit of RE deployment via diversified nations and the customers for globalisation of RE.
This new e-book builds on and extends a 2008 IEA book, drawing on fresh coverage and deployment adventure world-wide. It offers advice for coverage makers and different stakeholders to prevent previous error, conquer new demanding situations and make the most of deploying renewables – this day and day after today.

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What has been the experience of the best way to kick-start and sustain RE technology deployment in a given country, and how can other countries benefit from the experience and learning to date? • Do the principles for effective policy developed in the 2008 publication still hold true, and are they applicable not only to renewable electricity but also to the heat and transport subsectors? • How can the new issues associated with large-scale deployment best be tackled? The analysis is based on the IEA unique access to energy data for countries around the world.

The world is entering a period of unprecedented uncertainty and price volatility in the energy markets as supply and demand patterns change. Increasing concerns are being raised about energy security across a broad range of energy carriers, including gas, coal and electricity as well as oil. The need to respond to global climate change is also even more urgent than in 2008. Current policy commitments might lead to emission reductions of at most 20% by 2020 (IEA, 2010a). Much more needs to be done to reach a path that offers even a 50:50 chance of avoiding global warming of 2°C above 19th century temperatures.

An updated methodology for evaluating the impact and cost-effectiveness of the RE policies currently in place. indd 31 © OECD/IEA, 2011 In carrying out this analysis, the IEA has formulated or extended new ideas that illuminate some of the recent developments and that also provide pointers to future policy evolution, both for countries with well-established RE sectors and for those still entering the field and putting new policies and measures in place. These new perspectives include: 09/11/11 11:31 Deploying Renewables: introduction Context Recent IEA scenario work (2010a, IEA 2010b) has emphasised the continuing need for the deployment of a comprehensive suite of low-carbon energy technologies.

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