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SolarPower Europe represents organisations active along the whole value chain. We work to shape the regulatory environment and enhance business opportunities for solar power in Europe.
“Our vision is to ensure that solar energy is the leading contributor to Europe’s energy system.”
Dr. James Watson
Chief Executive Officer, SolarPowerEurope
Successfully positioning solar-based energy solutions with policymakers at the European level and through national level influence so that an enabling environment is delivered for solar power growth in Europe.
The European Commission ends the five year long trade measures on solar panels and cells. SolarPower Europe called for the removal of the trade duties in 2015.
New cooperation agreement to power Europe’s energy future announced in collaboration with the European Association for Electrical Contractors (AIE)
Best Provision of Industry Information and Intelligence at the European Associations Awards
Named world #1 energy and climate association by independent non-profit InfluenceMap
Co-launched the RE-Source Platform
Passed 200 member milestone
Christian Westermeier elected President
Best Event at the European Association Awards
Passed the 150 member milestone
Celebrated 100GW Solar Power Installed in Europe
First association to call for a 35% renewable energy target in Europe
(up from 27%)
Co-launched Global Solar Council at COP21
On our 30thBirthday EPIA rebrands and SolarPower Europe is born
Shifted our trade position and called for free
and fair trade between Europe and China