It significantly less solar systems have been installed as in the previous year, according to several market participants is the feed-in tariff for solar plants that are taken after June 2011 in operation, is expected to decline by 6%. According to the recent amendments of the renewable energies Act short “will drop the feed-in tariff depending on the building… For the upcoming reduction, the months were crucial in March, April and may. To date, there are no official message how much plant capacity was actually reinstalled.Today released the Government’s draft of the new amendment of the EEG from the year 2012. In principle, updated the annual degression of basis and proposed a reduction in dynamic, depending on the building.
Judging by the building of the year 2010 (around 7 000 MWh), the feed-in tariff decreases annually by 21%. This means that for the highest Forderstufe (up to 30 kWp installed power) the remuneration of today 28,74 cents/kWh falls in 2012 to 22.7 cents / kWh. In the care following year the feed-in tariff would be then just 18 cents / kWh. Judging from today by a unit price of about 2,150 EUR / kWp, the PV systems would cost 1,700 EUR / kWp next year, so that the operators achieve the same yield. In 2013, the plants are likely to cost only 1,340 EUR / kWp. The market will show whether these conditions for achieving the policy objectives – the steady expansion of renewable energies are appropriate. Due to the low expansion and related overproduction in the first half of 2011, as well as the drastic reduction of solar promotion in Italy, module prices will come in the second half of 2011 under pressure.
Who wants to invest in solar panels, should do 2011 in the 2nd half of the year. Whether the next year investment in solar systems still pay off, depends on the one hand the building in the second half of 2011 and on the other from the market development in the solar market. Dipl.-ing. Joachim Kraus, Kraus financial Alzenau