China Uses Feed-In Tariff to Build Domestic Solar Market
Source: ClimateWire, Coco Liu (9/14/11)
"Project developers here can sell electricity generated from the sun to utilities at a price of about $0.15 per kilowatt-hour."
After years of simply taking advantage of overseas demand, China has taken a critical step to form its own solar market.
Since last month, project developers here can sell electricity generated from the sun to utilities at a price of about 15 cents per kilowatt-hour, a result of China's first nationwide feed-in tariff scheme for solar energy. And in some cases, depending on the timing and location of solar projects, the price is slightly higher. . .View full article