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Solar advocacy in the global public interest

The Global Solar Council is international non-profit association of the national, regional and international associations in solar energy and the world‘s leading corporations. Founded in 2015, we offer programs in regulatory policy, trade policy, new market opening and jobs & skills training.  We aim to enable solar energy to deliver on the promise of clean & distributed power, economic development and access to opportunity.

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  • Featured post

    Public-Private Dialogue, IRENA 8th Assembly

    Stimulating talks were conducted at the first Private-Public Dialogue in the framework of the IRENA 8th Assembly. Recognising investment levels in renewable energy are still far from what is needed to decarbonise the energy sector, the Coalition for Action has focused its joint efforts to the topic of scaling up of renewable energy investment - both private and community based. 
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  • Upcoming events

    Solar Show Africa 2018

    When: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 09:00 AM through March 29, 2018
    Where: The Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa

    The Solar Show Africa 2018 guarantees meetings with African energy utilities and IPPs, and features an exhibition, conference and networking opportunities. The Africa Boardroom service has pre-selected 40 of the top African buyers in the energy space to get face to face time with a decision maker to get exclusive insights into projects and influence policy.

    SEIA Codes & Standards Symposium

    When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 09:00 AM through March 30, 2018

    SEIA's Codes & Standards Symposium is specifically designed by and for solar codes & standards professionals and their colleagues in research, design and marketing. This symposium will cover the most up-to-date, impactful issues that have the potential to drive further expansion of solar as well as those issues that have the potential to constrain solar growth and how to best address those challenges.