Politburo resolution proposing green energy targets for 2030 (15-20%) and 2045 (25-30%) emerges as country embarks on FiT-to-auction shift to ease PV grid bottlenecks.
Push for 3GW of solar and wind sees state join growing list of those adopting full clean energy or renewable energy targets via laws or executive orders.
Reports that twin 30%-by-2030 targets near adoption emerge after country was singled out by energy experts for doubling PV capacity in a single year.
Governor of California Jerry Brown, who likened the Trump administration’s environmental stance as a “declaration of war on America”, looks set to commit his state to a “100% renewable energy” policy.
Lebanon could reconfigure its laws and regulations to allow private sector actors to generate renewable energy for sale to the grid, it emerged as the Middle Eastern country opened up its first solar-plus-storage tender process.
“A comprehensive agenda to combat climate change” unveiled on Tuesday by New York governor Andrew Cuomo, includes the setting of a state-wide energy storage deployment target of 1,500MW by 2025.