Assessing the Cost-Effectiveness of Renewable Energy Deployment Subsidies: Solar PV in Germany and Spain
International Institute for Sustainable Development
Global Subsidies Initiative
1 March 2012
This paper focuses on deployment subsidies for solar photovoltaics (PV) in Germany and Spain. Its primary goal is to inform debates about cost-effectiveness by exploring the methods required to assess cost-effectiveness and by estimating the general magnitude and range of benefits in several key areas.