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Monday, 03 July 2017 13:39

G20 Leaders Declaration

We, the Leaders of the G20, met in Hamburg, Germany on 7-8 July 2017 to address major global economic challenges and to contribute to prosperity and well-being.

Monday, 29 May 2017 00:00

G20, 2017 Think 20 Dialogue

On Sunday, 28 May international think tanks in the Think 20 Group (T20) presented twenty policy proposals for the twenty largest industrialised and emerging countries (G20) to the German Chancellery to take forward to G20 decision-makers.

Sunday, 22 June 2014 12:30

SA Public Competitive Bidding

Green Economy Incentives: SOUTH AFRICA
SA Public Competitive Bidding

Sector

Non-Sector specific

Technology

Non-Technology specific

Description

Public competitive bidding exists

Value

 

Year

2011

Reference

The World Bank, "Feed-In Tariffs or Auctions?" April 2013.

SAIIA has been ranked best think tank in sub-Saharan Africa for the fourth year (2012)
http://www.saiia.org.za/feature/global-think-tank-survey-2012-released.html

Sunday, 22 June 2014 12:29

SA Tax Incentives

Green Economy Incentives: SOUTH AFRICA
SA Tax Incentives

Sector

Non-Sector specific

Technology

Non-Technology specific

Description

Section 12K of the Income Tax Act provides for a tax exemption on any amount accrued in respect of the disposal of any Certified Emission Reduction (CER) credit derived in the furtherance of a qualifying Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

Value

 

Year

2020

Reference

KPMG's “Taxes and Incentives for Renewable Energy 2013”

SAIIA has been ranked best think tank in sub-Saharan Africa for the fourth year (2012)
http://www.saiia.org.za/feature/global-think-tank-survey-2012-released.html

Sunday, 22 June 2014 12:29

SA Renewable Accelerated Depreciation

Green Economy Incentives: SOUTH AFRICA
SA Renewable Accelerated Depreciation

Sector

Non-Sector specific

Technology

Non-Technology specific

Description

Section 12B provides for an accelerated capital allowance for machinery, plant implements, utensil or articles used for purposes such as the generation of electricity from wind, sunlight, gravitational water forces or biomass.

Value

50% of the cost and construction of the assets for the taxpayer in the first year, 30% in the second year, and 20% in the third year.

Year

2013

Reference

KPMG's “Taxes and Incentives for Renewable Energy 2013”

SAIIA has been ranked best think tank in sub-Saharan Africa for the fourth year (2012)
http://www.saiia.org.za/feature/global-think-tank-survey-2012-released.html

Sunday, 22 June 2014 12:28

SA Public Investment / Loans

Green Economy Incentives: SOUTH AFRICA
SA Public Investment / Loans

Sector

Heating / Cooling

Technology

Solar heating / cooling

Description

Public investment in solar water heating

Value

4.7 billion ZAR (455 Million USD)

Year

2013

Reference

Department of Energy. Republic of South Africa. "National SWH programme overview & RFRI process," 28 August 2013

SAIIA has been ranked best think tank in sub-Saharan Africa for the fourth year (2012)
http://www.saiia.org.za/feature/global-think-tank-survey-2012-released.html

Sunday, 22 June 2014 12:28

SA Capital Subsidy / Grant / Rebate

Green Economy Incentives: SOUTH AFRICA
SA Capital Subsidy / Grant / Rebate

Sector

Manufacturing

Technology

Non-Technology specific

Description

Manufacturing Competitive Enhancement Programme (MCEP) grant.

Value

Maximum grant available to existing manufacturers is 7-10 percent of Manufacturing Value Added (MVA). Within this limit, a benefit of 30 to 40 percent of the expenditure may be Granted, capped at ZAR50 Million (6 Million USD).

Year

2013

Reference

KPMG's “Taxes and Incentives for Renewable Energy 2013”

   

Sector

Manufacturing

Technology

Non-Technology specific

Description

Manufacturing Investment Programme (MIP) grant.

Value

15% of qualifying costs of the project for existing manufacturers.

Year

2013

Reference

KPMG's “Taxes and Incentives for Renewable Energy 2013”

SAIIA has been ranked best think tank in sub-Saharan Africa for the fourth year (2012)
http://www.saiia.org.za/feature/global-think-tank-survey-2012-released.html

Sunday, 22 June 2014 12:27

India Capital Utility Quota Obligation

Green Economy Incentives: INDIA
India Capital Utility Quota Obligation

Sector

Technology

Description

Value

Year

Reference

Transport

Biofuels

Ethanol mandate for transport.

20%

2017

International Energy Agency (IEA). "Technology roadmap - Biofuels for transport"

Transport

Biofuels

Biodiesel mandate for transport.

20%

2017

International Energy Agency (IEA). "Technology roadmap - Biofuels for transport"

Electricity

Wind

Directive in effect to fine wind farms that fail to set accurate day-ahead forecasts for output.

 

2013

Bloomberg New Energy Finance. "The Week in Clean Energy," 22 July 2013.

Transport

Biofuels

Biofuel required in fuel mix.

5%

2013

Global Renewable Fuels Alliance. "62 Countries Now Have Biofuels Friendly Policies – GRFA Online Interactive Map Shows Growth of Global Biofuels Policies," 22 August 2013.

Transport

Biofuels

Ethanol mandate for transport.

5%

2010

International Energy Agency (IEA). "Technology roadmap - Biofuels for transport"

SAIIA has been ranked best think tank in sub-Saharan Africa for the fourth year (2012)
http://www.saiia.org.za/feature/global-think-tank-survey-2012-released.html

Green Economy Incentives: INDIA
India Capital Tradeable Renewable Energy Certificate (REC)

Sector

Electricity

Technology

Solar PV

Description

Targeted total installed solar PV capacity.

Value

500-1,000 MW

Year

2017

Reference

Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency.

   

Sector

Electricity

Technology

Non-Technology Specific

Description

Authorized REC Trading of all renewable energy technologies, categorized as solar or non-solar.

Value

 

Year

2011

Reference

Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Registry of India.

SAIIA has been ranked best think tank in sub-Saharan Africa for the fourth year (2012)
http://www.saiia.org.za/feature/global-think-tank-survey-2012-released.html

Green Economy Incentives: INDIA
India Capital Public Competitive Bidding

Sector

Technology

Description

Value

Year

Reference

Electricity

Wind

Targeted additional wind power capacity contracted.

500 MW

2015

Government of Rajasthan, Energy Department. "Policy for promoting generation of electricity from wind," July 2012

Heating / Cooling

Solar heating / cooling

Solar PV capacity contracted.

750 MW

2014

Solar Energy Corporation of India. "REQUEST FOR SELECTION (RfS) DOCUMENT FOR 750 MW GRID CONNECTED SOLAR PHOTO VOLTAIC PROJECTS UNDER JNNSM PHASE II BATCH-I"

Electricity

Wind

Targeted additional wind power capacity contracted.

400 MW

2014

Government of Rajasthan, Energy Department. "Policy for promoting generation of electricity from wind," July 2012

Electricity

Solar PV

Solar PV capacity contracted.

610 MW

2013

Government of India, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. "149 Private Sector Solar Power Projects selected under JNNSM phase-I."

Heating / Cooling

Solar heating / cooling

Solar thermal capacity contracted.

500 MW

2013

Government of India, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. "149 Private Sector Solar Power Projects selected under JNNSM phase-I."

Electricity

Wind

Targeted additional wind power capacity contracted.

300 MW

2013

Government of Rajasthan, Energy Department. "Policy for promoting generation of electricity from wind," July 2012

SAIIA has been ranked best think tank in sub-Saharan Africa for the fourth year (2012)
http://www.saiia.org.za/feature/global-think-tank-survey-2012-released.html
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