REEEP has organised via its Sustainable Energy Regulation Network – SERN a side-event on “Policies for Large Scale Adoption of Renewable Energy Technologies. The Design of adapted Feed-in tariffs for Developing Countries” at the World Forum on Energy Regulation, in Quebec the 16thMay 2012. This is the report.
More than 120 energy regulators, utilities and policy-makers from 14 African countries have taken part in a Johannesburg workshop on designing and implementing stable, long-term renewable energy (RE) support schemes such feed-in tariffs in an African setting. Feed-in tariffs (FITs) are already used to promote RE in more than 30 countries around the world, and South Africa has also recently introduced a FIT scheme.