Country:China
Year:2013 (last updated 2017)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2013 (last updated 2017)
Date Amended:

2016, 2017 - feed-in tariff reductions

Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums
Policy Target:Solar>Solar photovoltaic
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:National Development Reform Commission
URL:http://www.sdpc.gov.cn/zcfb/zcfbtz/201308/t20130830_556000.html http://www.sdpc.gov.cn/gzdt/201512/t20151224_768582.html
URL:http://www.ndrc.gov.cn/zcfb/zcfbtz/201612/t20161228_833049.html
Description:

The National Development and Reform Commission has set the benchmark on-grid power tariff at RMB 0.9, RMB 0.95 and RMB 1 per kwh according to the solar power resources and construction costs in different resources zones nationwide.

Distributed PV power generation projects will be given a standard subsidy of RMB 0.42 per kwh. 

The feed-in tariff support is granted for period of 20 years. 

Tariffs for the new PV installations will be gradually lowered over the time in order to promote technology development, technology efficiency and competitiveness of the PV sector. 

 

Amended:

Starting from 1 Jan 2016, the tariff of RMB 0.9, RMB 0.95 and RMB 1 per kwh according to the solar resources zone is reduced to RMB 0.8, 0.88 and 0.98 per kwh. Subsidy for distributed solar PV remain unchanged and rests at RMB 0.42 per kwh.

Starting from 1 Jan 2017, the tariff of RMB 0.8, 0.88 and 0.98 per kwh per kwh according to the solar resources zone is reduced to RMB 0.65, 0.75 and 0.85 per kwh. Subsidy for distributed solar PV remain unchanged and rests at RMB 0.42 per kwh.

Last modified: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:16:57 CET