FIT for Use Everywhere? Assessing Experiences With Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariffs

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This article aims to provide a summary to governments and stakeholders in developing countries on the function, strengths and potential drawbacks of ‘feedin tariffs’ (FITs) as one possible market incentive to increase the share of grid - and mini-grid - connected renewable electricity generation.



 



"This article aims to provide a summary to governments and stakeholders in developing countries on the function, strengths and potential drawbacks of ‘feedin tariffs’ (FITs) as one possible market incentive to increase the share of grid - and mini-grid - connected renewable electricity generation. It is important that FITs are not seen as a ‘silver bullet’, but rather as one policy option to complement others aimed at overcoming the barriers to significant and sustained investment in low-carbon energy."[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1  "FIT for Use Everywhere? Assessing Experiences With Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariffs"