fomely know as EPIA (European Photovoltaic Industry Association)
Rue d’Arlon 69-71
1040 Brussels - Belgium
Description of organization
SolarPower Europe, the new EPIA (European Photovoltaic Industry Association), is a member-led association representing organisations active along the whole value chain. Its aim is to shape the regulatory environment and enhance business opportunities for solar power in Europe.
SolarPower Europes Vision is to ensure that solar energy is the leading contributor to the European electricity market and energy system.
SolarPower Europe’s objectives are:
- 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.
Producing thought leading energy market analysis that supports the business objectives of our members and promotes solar power to policymakers and the energy sector.
- Ensuring that solar-based energy solutions have access to financing and funding across Europe, through communication and exchange finance through communication with the finance community.
- Effectively communicating the benefits of solar power through all relevant communication channels, with consistent messages across Europe and globally, so that our key arguments gain traction in both the media and with stakeholders.
- Effective coordination of business opportunities for members through supporting the attendance of members at the best networking and business development platforms in Europe and beyond.
The main units foreseen to work on the project are the communication & technology units including team members as senior technology advisor and project officer. Members of the policy team will also significantly contribute. The two teams will jointly work on building and maintaining the link between the CHEETAH consortium and PV industry.