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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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    Introducing the Global Solar Council: Enabling Solar to deliver clean power and energy access

    When: Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 01:00 PM
    Where: Webinar

    The Global Solar Council (GSC) is pleased to present its First Webinar, with the support of the International Solar Energy Society, to be held on Thursday, 25 April at 1:00 PM GMT. Learn from GSC Board Members about solar energy market trends and innovation!

    The GSC is an international non-profit association of national, regional and international associations in solar energy and the world‘s leading corporations. The GSC had its official launch at the Paris Climate Conference (COP21) in December 2015 and offers programs in regulatory policy, trade policy, market trends and new market openings and jobs and skills training.

    This webinar will present the GSC's vision, work plan, and key activities, and will include a preview of the global market outlook that will soon be released by Solar Power Europe, sample country market reports, and a review on solar technology innovation trends.

    ISES is one of the founding members of the GSC, and has a seat on its Board of Directors. ISES also chairs the Council’s Technology Committee.

    This is the first in a planned series of webinars to be presented by the GSC several times each year. The 1 1/2-hour webinar, moderated by GSC Board Member Bruce Douglas, features an introduction to the GSC by Board Chairman Pranav Mehta, followed by presentations from Gianni Chianetta, Michael Schmela and Xavier Daval.

    The webinar will include a 30 min Q/A section for the audience and a recording will be made available.

    To register for this free webinar, please click here.

    Global Associations Meeting at SNEC2019

    When: Monday, June 03, 2019 at 01:30 PM
    Where: Kerry Hotel Pudong Shnaghai in Shanghai, China

    The meeting is co-hosted by Global Solar Council (GSC), Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA), New Energy Industry Association for Asia and the Pacific (NEIAAP) and Shanghai New Energy Industry Association (SNEIA). Meeting participants will be regional and national industry associations and a great number of leading enterprises from various regions including Asia, Europe and America, etc. and many countries. 

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