Leading EU energy policymaker Dominique Ristori receives award for outstanding contribution to solar power

Today, at the SolarPower Summit, Dominique Ristori, Director-General for Energy at the European Commission received an award from SolarPower Europe for his outstanding contribution to solar power in the EU.

Walburga Hemetsberger, CEO of SolarPower Europe enthused: “For over 40 years, Dominique Ristori has shaped the energy landscape in the European Union and, in particular, the Internal Market for Energy. Mr Ristori’s support on the Clean Energy Package legislation has been instrumental in ensuring a positive outcome for solar energy, establishing the right to self-generate solar and removing barriers to growth. With this award, the European solar sector wants to say thank you to Mr Ristori for his outstanding contribution to EU energy policy and his commitment to our clean energy technology. We look forward to continuing our work to decarbonise the energy system to ensure a climate neutral EU by 2050.”

For more information
Kristina Thoring – Communications Director
T: +32 2 709 55 26
Email: k.thoring@solarpowereurope.org

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