Category: RENEWABLES FOR aTING AND cooling

Japan

Instruments In 1993 the Japanese government gave the responsibility of promoting new energy and energy conservation technology to the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)[73]. In June of 1997 a New Energy Law was introduced defining “New Energy” as an oil-alternative energy resource including hydrogen fuel-cells, renewables, waste power, and CHP facilities. The […]

Carrots

A lesson can be drawn from the German Market Incentive Program (MAP) and its fluctuating budget for renewable heating (Annex B4). The policy was successful in stimulating the market for solar thermal and was supported by the majority of the financial subsidies available under the programme. However, fluctuations in the available budget were reflected in […]