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Russia Solar and Wind Markets 2013 - 2020. Waking of sleeping giant.

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/1st July 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/ Russia like most of the CIS countries (except Ukraine) delayed compared to the countries in Central and South-Eastern Europe (CEE & SEE) in development of strategy to boost the share of energy from renewable power sources in overall consumption in order to diversify and balance its power mix and reduce high dependence on fossil fuels. Many of renewable industry investors are long anticipating to see positive movements in Russian renewable market. Russia has been considered as "sleeping giant", which could change world solar and wind industry if waking. Newly installed solar and wind capacity in Russia may exceed 390 MW by 2015 according to Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 861-r of 28 May 2013 and to CIS Countries Solar and Wind Market Outlooks 2013 - 2018

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CEE & SEE Countries Wind Power Market 2013 - 2018. Development outlook.

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/21st June 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/ Countries in Central and South-Eastern Europe (CEE & SEE) are continuing to follow their strategy to boost the share of energy from renewable power sources in overall consumption in order to diversify and balance their power mixes and reduce high dependence on fossil fuels. Newly installed wind power capacity in this region is expected to exceed 5 GW in the next 2 years according to CEE & SEE Countries Wind Power Market Outlook 2013 - 2018 The number of fully permitted and ready to build wind energy projects is promptly increasing. The wind energy sector is better developed in the Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Romania and Turkey.

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CEE & SEE Countries Photovoltaic (Solar PV) Market 2013 - 2018. Trends, opportunities, development prospects.

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/18th June 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/ Countries in Central and South-Eastern Europe (CEE & SEE) are continuing to follow their strategy to boost the share of energy from renewable power sources in overall consumption in order to diversify and balance their power mixes and reduce high dependence on fossil fuels. Newly installed photovoltaic (Solar PV) capacity in this region is expected to exceed 3 GW in the next 2 years according to CEE & SEE Countries Photovoltaic (Solar PV) Market Outlook 2013 - 2018 The number of fully permitted and ready to build photovoltaic (solar PV) projects is promptly increasing. The photovoltaic (solar PV) sectors are better developed in Bulgaria, Greece, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine.

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CEE & SEE Countries Biomass and Biogas Markets 2013 - 2018. Moving forward.

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/7th May 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/ Countries in Central and South-Eastern Europe (CEE & SEE) are continuing to follow their strategy to boost the share of energy from renewable power sources in overall consumption in order to diversify and balance their power mixes and reduce high dependence on fossil fuels. Newly installed biomass and biogas capacity in this region is expected to exceed 530 MWel in the next 2 years according to CEE & SEE Countries Biomass Market Outlook 2013 - 2018 The number of fully permitted and ready to build biomas and biogas projects is promptly increasing. The biomass and biogas sectors are better developed in Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia.

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Romania Solar PV market 2013. Clouds in the Sky.

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/6th June 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/ Romania was marked as one of the most promising emerging markets for photovoltaic energy investments in 2013 amongst SEE countries and many investors from Western Europe, USA, China and South Korea started solar PV projects in the second half of 2012 and the first half of 2013. Cumulative installed PV capacity in the country according to Romania Photovoltaic Market: Outlook 2013 - 2018 exceeded 250 MWp at the end of June 2013. However due to the new recent changes in law this friendly investment environment in Romania could change rapidly and lead to investors outflow. The new measures in force from 1st July 2013 will concern whole renewable power sector and photovoltaic sector particularly.

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Bulgaria Biomass Market 2013. First steps are taken.

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/21st March 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/ The development of biomass and biogas electricity market in the country by the end of 2012 has been insignificant according to Bulgaria Biomass Market: Outlook 2013 - 2018. Installed cumulative capacity grew from 1.1 MWel in December 2011, to 18 MWel at the end of 2012. Electricity produced from biomass installations depending on biomass source type in Bulgaria is purchased at minimum €93.49/MWh (BGN 182.86/MWh) and maximum €238.15/MWh (BGN 472.43/MWh) before the 20 % VAT.

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Turkey Photovoltaic Market 2013. Development opportunities.

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/29th March 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/ The energy demand of Turkey was doubled between the years 2000–2010 and is expected to fourfold between the years 2000–2025. This rapid increase in demand is due to the high economic development rate of Turkey. The biggest growth area in recent years has been natural gas imported from Russia and Iran. In 1995, 20% of Turkey’s electricity needs were generated from natural gas. Today, that has increased to 44%. It is a dependence that the Turkish government would like to diminish according to Turkey Photovoltaic Market: Outlook 2013 - 2018

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Romania Solar PV market 2013.

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/4th April 2013, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM/ Romania is one of the most promising emerging markets in 2013 for photovoltaic energy investments amongst SEE countries according to Romania Photovoltaic Market: Outlook 2013 - 2018 With the introduction of support mechanisms in the law in 2008 and the subsequent amendments in 2010, 2011 and 2012, Romanian photovoltaic energy market will grow in next years. Romania will need additional 20 GW electricity generation capacity by 2035 in order to meet the increasing demand for electricity, to de-carbonize its electricity sector and to replace aging power generation facilities. Currently Romania gives six green certificates per MWh for electricity produced from solar power plants. Our forecast for Romania Photovoltaic Market is moderate positive. We expect market drivers by the end of 2013 to be ....

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