China putting major brakes on solar deployment as new market rules imposed

No sooner than all of the huge exhibition stands at SNEC 2018 were dismantled last Thursday, China’s regulatory organisations overseeing the solar industry, instigated new policies Friday that could have a similar effect on the utility-scale and distributed generation (DG) markets in the country.

China’s NEA proposes significant solar feed-in tariff cuts for 2017

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has published a draft version of proposed feed-in tariff (FiT) levels for ground mount and distributed generation PV power plants for 2017 that could lead to significant cuts to both sectors and overall curtailment of installations.