Factsheet: Feed-in tariffs and a policy Instrument for promoting renewable energies

Feed-in tariffs and a policy Instrument for promoting renewable energies

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Feed-in tariffs and a policy Instrument for promoting renewable energies and green economies in developing countries (Nairobi, Kenya)
Description: 
Feed-in tariffs and a policy Instrument report published by UNEP United Nations Environment Programme. Through a general overview of FIT policies and design elements, the report draws broad and qualitative comparisons between FITs and other policy instruments available for scaling up renewables. It then reviews FIT design issues and options, relevant policy considerations, and text from existing laws as references in the form of a Law Drafters‘ Guide. The report also discusses strategies for funding a FIT policy, utilizing both domestic and international resources. In addition, the report examines the human, technological, regulatory and institutional capacity that must be in place in order to successfully implement a FIT.
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate renewable energy

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
The Ministry of Energy MoE; the Energy Regulatory Commission

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2012