18 Sep '13, 1pm

Solar Power Surges On Turkish Policy Backing

The move follows the introduction of a feed-in tariff scheme — the Regulation on Certification and Support of Renewable Energy Resources — by the country’s Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) back in July 2011 and a license application process which was launched in May of the following year. Ekin Inal, a senior associate with the Istanbul-based law firm Çigdemtekin Sahbaz Avukatlik Ortakligi explains that the renewable energy law, as amended to pro­vide a feed-in tariff for generators who opt in, also provides other benefits, such as reduced costs in accessing and using state-owned land and grid connection priority. Renewable generators are also largely exempt from license application fees and annual license fees. Under the terms of the new law, developers holding a generation license — potential generators are obliged to obtain a Renewable Energy Resource Certificat...

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