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Summary of Compound 56 literature on the characteristics of FITs and CTs.Analysis criteriaCharacteristics of QUOTAsCharacteristics of FITs1 – Installed capacity–Few efficient systems in practice–Best historical track record/installed capacityFinancial security–High uncertainty and risks–Tariffs known for 20 years–High cost of bidding on CT–Easy financingEase of implementation–Complex to operationalize–Easy to manage and comply to2 – Economic efficiency–Easier control of public spending–Higher cost to society at the onsetAbility to reduce costs–Need to find opportunity cost–Not necessarily the lowest costs obtained–Costs and prices lower in practice (in Europe)–Lowering or increasing of costs–Annual decrease of tariffsFlexibility–Quota timelines hard to adjust–Facilities to adjust and review–Foreseeable demand–No maximal limits and possibility to exceed3 – Influence on SA:–Concentration of projects (favorable areas)–Geographic spacing is possibleProject location–Favors biggest promoters at the expense of smallest ones–Social justice and diversity of project promotersProject promoters–Large scale projects–Diverse project scalesCost–benefits–Lowest costs→low local benefits+flexibility→+local benefits→makes SA more difficult?→Favors SA?4 – Impact of liberalism–Tends to privilege the use of QUOTAs–Not justified by the scientific communitySource: Free translation from [11], [12] and [14]Full-size tableTable optionsView in workspaceDownload as CSV