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Green Power Conferences, the company which has provided successful solar forums internationally across a number of photovoltaic markets has announced the dates for their ‘Solar Turkey’ conference. The Turkey conference, to be held in Istanbul on the 10-11 of December 2009 will offer a comprehensive guide and forum covering all issues relevant to the ever growing Turkish solar energy industry.

Over recent years, Turkey state legislation has sought to harness the high levels of solar irradiance enjoyed by the country by offering incentives designed to increase investment in the Turkish renewable energy sector. Key to these incentives is the implementation of a feed-in tariff which will offer premium, guaranteed rates for renewable energy suppliers feeding surplus energy back in to the national grid. The implications of such legislation and implications for the potential of the Turkish solar industry will be discussed in detail on the two dates at the Mövenpick Hotel announced by Green Power Conferences.

Up for discussion will be a number of issues relevant to the Turkish solar market. Key to this will be the huge potential for the sector with the state government set to introduce new renewable energy legislation in the autumn of this year. The potential will also be discussed in relation to the existing successes of the market with 2 million square metres already installed. Potential investment opportunities will be also be presented in relation to various solar technologies currently available for installation. Solar PV, Thermal and CSP will each provide exciting opportunities in the upcoming sector.

As with all previous Green Power Conferences, attendees will be exposed to a number of high profile players within the industry ranging from financial, manufacturing, technology development and project managers all offering invaluable experience and information about industry in Turkey. Networking opportunities will involve meeting with legal advisors, banks and utility companies in order to offer a perspective about the viability of solar investment within the Turkish system.

The Agenda will include information on pitfalls and challenges with a view to giving attendees real advice as to the ups and downs of solar investment in Turkey. With regards to the feed-in tariff, presentations will include real Turkish case studies with figures and market stats in support. Financing opportunities will be presented with various options for raising capital within Turkey. Similarly, the difffering technology options will be presented as to the benefits of each in respect to investment yields.

Green Power Conferences will be sure to deliver yet another successful solar forum as they have done elsewhere, worldwide. For anybody interested in solar investment, this event will be unmissable.

For more information on the Solar Turkey event please visit

http://www2.greenpowerconferences.co.uk/v8-12/Prospectus/Index.php?sEventCode=SP0911TR

Solarfeedintariff.co.uk has announced that they are again working with partners IndustryRE to offer a unique, high yield, photovoltaic investment product with revenue streams guaranteed by the Spanish feed-in tariff system.

The solar photovoltaic (PV) sector is a growth industry and has been the focus of government support with the dual purpose of meeting climate change targets and of course slowing the effects of climate change.
More recently, the benefits of renewable energy, and in particular solar PV have been expounded also as a means of helping to revitalise the economy through job creation and investments in new , a concept explicitly expressed by both Barack Obama and Gordon Brown.

This opportunity is for the purchase one of twelve solar installations based in the Spanish region of La Rioja, which although now is more famous for it’s wines, has the potential in terms of climate and legislation to be future world leader in solar PV installation.

The solar installations, currently owned by various Spanish SL companies are connected to the Spanish national grid and are therefore able to take advantage of the feed-in tariff law RD661/2007 which guarantees a fixed rate of 0.44 euros/kWh for energy fed back in to the grid.

The installations currently in place are also provided with licenses/permits, insurance, utility contracts along with maintenance and company administration. With the above market rates paid for solar energy – guaranteed for 25 years (CPI included) and the additional benefit of Spain’s high levels of solar irradiance, the La Rioja solar installations will offer a unique, secure return for investors protected by government laws.

Each PV installation will be legally owned by the respective Spanish SL company taking care of the modules, inverters, trackers etc. with contracts in place regarding the sale of electricity to the utility companies at the rates set out in the feed-in tariff. With a maximum installed capacity of 100 KW, investors will be able to enjoy returns on investments at around 8-10% over a period of 40 years.

Investment – Solar Photovoltaic
Budget – From 1 Million Euros
Finance Available – 60%
ROI – 8-10%
Investment Duration – 40 Years
Exit Strategies – Available

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Solarfeedintariff.co.uk, has followed up the providing of the high yield Solar Investment Bond by releasing an investment product based on the construction of a 50MW solar thermal plant in Spain.

With the solar thermal industry predicted to be worth around €16.4 billion annually within the next 20 years, investors across Europe are turning their attention to new energy technologies, with solar thermal at the forefront of renewable energy generation.

Through the application of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technology, solar radiation is harnessed in cells to produce medium – high temperatures the energy from which is used to drive conventional turbines. With advances in technology, these plants are now able to store the heat energy through the night, ensuring that the turbines are driven on a 24 hour basis.

Solar Thermal energy technology requires direct sunlight for production, therefore the €320 million site to be located in Spain will harness the high solar radiation levels of the region to maximise energy production from the plant.

Along with the climatic benefits of Spain, investment opportunities are boosted by the presence of a feed-in tariff protected by Royal Decree, legislation which obliges utility companies in the region to purchase the renewable electricity at rates above market prices. The feed-in tariff mechanism has been used successfully in a number of countries as a way of off-setting the obvious costs involved in renewable energy production. This in turn attracts investment by offering investors consistent high yields over a long term period.

The product offered by solarfeedintariff.co.uk will use the Spanish feed-in tariff mechanism to offer investors revenue streams of around 9-10% p/a over a long term period. This power plant investment scheme is also insured to guarantee to investors that the plant construction will be kept to timescale and also, that the plants productivity once active, will be at the highest possible level.

Investment – Solar Thermal
Budget – From 10 Million Euros
ROI – 8-10%
Investment Duration – 40 Years
Exit Strategies – Available

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Solar Feed In Tariff is working with a leading figure in the Solar Investment market to bring to you a stunning new investment product.

This is an opportunity for Investors to purchase a Solar Bond for 10,000 Euros that pays an annual income of 10% for five years and a full capital repayment.

Subscriptions to the bonds are available until end of November 2009.

The investment opportunity is to purchase a solar energy bond from a solar installation. The installation is operational with complete permits and licenses, utility contracts, maintenance, insurance and company administration.

Each bond costs 10,000 Euros and pays a fixed interest of 10% per annum for five years and a full capital repayment.

Spain has been one of the most successful countries in the public promotion of electricity from renewable energy sources (RES-E) , particularly wind electricity. This support has been based on a feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme. Although the basic structure of the system was implemented in 1998, it has been modified in 2004 and 2007.

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