One step forward, two steps backward? We sure hope that’s not how it goes with solar subsidies in Poland. New regulations for solar subsidies were expected to be hashed out in 2012 and ready for implementation at the start of 2013, but discussion about reorganization has been stalled.
According to PV Magazine, the best case scenario is that the Polish cabinet finalizes a draft to be presented to parliament at the end of March and then — fingers crossed — that legislation will become law at the beginning of 2014.
It’s not all bad news out of Poland, though. The central European country surpassed original green power output by about 0.7 percent in 2012, mostly thanks to biomass and wind power generation.
Chelsea is a former newspaper reporter who has spent the past few years teaching English in Poland, Finland and Japan. When she wasn't teaching or writing, Chelsea was traveling Europe and Asia, sampling spicy street food along the way.