М.P. Rogankov, E.E. Мikushevitch, V.M. Mikushevitch, Ecopolis ltd, Мoscow, Russia

This survey opens a series of articles on the certain technologies on renewables in Russia placed in the Information Electronic Constantly Updated Open System “The Best Available and Perspective Nature Protection Technologies in the Russian Power Industry” of the Moscow Power Engineering Institute (http://osi.ecopower.ru). It presents information on actual status and perspective of renewables development. The particular focus was made on the necessity of a system analysis and system decisions to provide development of renewables. Main components of a system approach are indicated. National policy towards renewables is analyzed, conclusions relating to possibilities of renewables development at the administrative regulation level in regions and at the business level.