Course Title: Applied Support Schemes for Renewables and Energy Efficiency
ECTS points: 4 ECTS
Number of classes per week: 2+0+0+2
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Vesna Borozan
Course Goals (acquired competencies): Upon finishing the course it is expected that the student will get familiar with the advanced support schemes for promotion of Renewables (RES) and Energy Efficiency (EnE), as well as, with the commonly applied schemes in EU and in the Republic of Macedonia. The acquired knowledge will include effectiveness indications of the individual support schemes, and thus, an acquired ability for critical assessment of proving for schemes’ applications in dependence on the actual socio-economic environment and the expected results of their application.
Subject of the course content: 1. Europe Third Energy Package and Energy Community Policy: Objectives – „20-20-20 by 2020“, Directive for promotion of RES, Directives for promotion of EnE, Obligations of the Republic of Macedonia as a contracting party to the Energy Community Treaty, Strategies and Action Plans for promotion of RES and EnE in the Republic of Macedonia. 2. Schemes for support of RES: Investment based subsidies; Tax based subsidies; Feed-in Tariffs; Fixed Premium; Programs for participation/shareholding; Green Tariffs; Tendering System; Tradable Green Certificate System; Environmental Taxes; Voluntary Agreements. 3. Implementation and Results of support schemes for RES: Implementation and experiences in EU, South East Europe and Republic of Macedonia. 4. Schemes for support of EnE: Environmental Taxes; Tax exemptions; Possible pass-down to end users of suppliers costs; Possible pass-down into the wholesale electricity price; Investment based subsidies; White Tariffs; Preferential Loans; Sale of Kyoto units; Fiscal incentives financed via Government budget. 5. Implementation and Results of support schemes for EnE: Implementation and experiences in EU, South East Europe and Republic of Macedonia.
|1.||A. Piebalgs||Europe’s New Energy Policy||Claeys & Casteels, Belgium||2009|
|2.||D. Buschle, H. Lesjak (Eds.)||The Energy Community Legal Framework 2013||Energy Community Secretariat||2013|
|3.||C. W. Jones (Ed.)||EU Energy Law – Volume 1, The Third Internal Energy Market, The Third Liberalisation Package||Claeys & Casteels, Belgium||2010|
|1.||IEA||Energy Efficiency Governance||OECD/IEA||2010|
|2.||CEER||Status Review of Renewable and Energy Efficiency Support Schemes in Europe||CEER, Ref: C12-SDE-33-03||2012|
|3.||Teaching materials, presentations, studies, reports, primary and secondary legislation and other|