FIT policy which is the key factor to affect China CSP demonstration projects development process has a new step forward. In the afternoon of May 4, 2016, New Energy and Renewable Energy Department of National Energy Administration, China Renewable Energy Engineering Institute, Electric Power Planning & Engineering Institute, Institute of Electrical Engineering of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zhejiang SUPCON Solar Technology Co.,Ltd, Suncan, State Power Investment Corporation, total seven relevant industry companies was summoned by National Development and Reform Commission Price Department to hold a comment symposium about making FIT.
It is a remarkable fact that this is the first time for Price Department to organize a CSP FIT exchange meeting initially, whereas, the majority of previous rounds of communication meeting are held by New Energy and Renewable Energy Department of National Energy Administration. This change at some extent shows FIT is officially taken into the working agenda of Price Department and official announcement of FIT is just around the corner.
Hou Shouli, Head of electricity Price Department, Yi Yuechun, Deputy Dean of China Renewable Energy Engineering Institute, Sun Rui, Deputy Dean of Electric Power Planning & Engineering Institute, Wang Zhifeng, researcher of Institute of Electrical Engineering of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and so forth have attended this meeting. According to their own demonstration projects’ actual situation, three participating companies stated their own suggestions on FIT issue; Meantime, On the basis of current CSP situation, Renewable Energy Department leaders and related industry leaders stated their own comments respectively for a coming reasonable FIT.