China Stamps Solar FIT, But What Does It Mean?
Renewable Energy Online
4 August 2011: China has established itself as a solar PV manufacturing hub — but a new national solar feed-in tariff (FiT) hopes to make the nation a long-term player as an end-market, too.
The news was generally expected by industry watchers. Citi analyst Tim Arcuri points out that the “new” FiT is “is simply the unification of prior subsidy programs.” Goldman Sachs’ Amy Song, meanwhile, defined the FiT as “temporary.”