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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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    UN Climate Change Conference (COP23)

    The world’s nations have met in Bonn, Germany for the Climate Change Conference held on 6-17 November in Bonn, Germany, presided over by the Government of Fiji. The prevention of dangerous global warming and meeting Paris climate goals were top of the agenda. 
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  • Upcoming events

    Solar Awards: Recognition Ceremony

    When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 08:00 PM
    Where: Mai Café, Aloft Hotel, ADNEC, Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    This awards ceremony will serve as a platform for the growing scale and significance of the solar industry in the Middle East. Focusing on all areas of the solar industry, the purpose of the awards is to recognise and celebrate good practice, professionalism, quality, safety and innovation, with the aim of being a marker of the brightest and best that Middle East solar industry has to offer.

    The awards selection will be conducted by a panel of 9 judges from around the world. They are industry experts and leaders from the solar, renewable and business worlds. The winners of the Solar Awards will be recognize at this prestigious presentation and gala ceremony at the ADNEC. The event will offer a fantastic setting in which to network with fellow peers from across  the industry.

    SEIA Finance & Tax Seminar

    When: Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 08:00 AM
    Where: JP Morgan Chase in New York, NY

    The SEIA Finance and Tax Seminar, the solar industry’s preeminent tax event, will convene as the current Administration and Congress have made tax reform one of their highest priorities. The seminar will bring together industry legal, financial and solar business experts from the private sector and government for an in-depth look at the tax reform debate on Capitol Hill, the future of the Investment Tax Credit, and other tax incentives.

    Join to discuss hot topics such as energy storage as well as important issues around debt, private equity, and tax equity.