Together for a brighter future 

The Global Solar Council is a uniquely positioned association, uniting the global solar industry across the value chain in mature and emerging markets globally. Representing and collaborating with our members is what drives our efforts to accelerate the deployment of solar PV in every corner of the world.

Join us as a member today to join our global community of corporate and association members dedicated to accelerating the solar revolution!

Membership Benefits

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Policy and Advocacy

GSC supports the industry to advocate for policies and regulations at global and national level to ensure the rapid and long-term growth of the solar PV industry. We advocate for solar at the international level in critical forums such as COP, G20, CEM and more. Our Members have the opportunity to lead and participate in our topical and regional working groups to shape our priorities and actions in our advocacy and policy work.

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“Joining GSC isn’t just about being part of a global community. It’s about shaping global solutions, pooling knowledge and unlock full potential of solar worldwide.

Eric Quiring, Director Global Public Affairs at SMA Solar Technology

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"As the peak body for the global solar industry, the GSC advances solar global. This is the highly effective global body you really MUST BE connected to."

John Grimes, CEO, Smart Energy Council

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Network Building and Knowledge

GSC brings together policymakers, industry, international institutions, and investors to provide them with best practices and build capacity to open doors to new markets and business opportunities. We support B2B and B2G networking opportunities for our members to support their growth, increase their visibility on the global stage, and new market opportunities.

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Solutions and Standard Setting

GSC leverages our expertise to develop and promote global standards and solutions for solar PV to shape a competitive, high-quality, and sustainable industry. This includes setting global standards for critical areas such as skills and sustainability, as well as promotion of innovative solutions to open up new opportunities for the solar sector.

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“As a member of the Global Solar Council, we want to contribute to the further acceleration of solar deployment around the globe by jointly working on unblocking development bottlenecks, shaping global solar standards around topics such as carbon footprint, recyclability and product passports, and promoting the vast advantages of solar energy for people and the climate.”

Pia Alina Lange, EU Public Affairs & Policy Director, Trina Solar

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Meet our Members

GSC has members from around the world representing companies across the solar value chain as well as national and regional associations. Altogether, our members make up over 97% of the world's total installed solar PV capacity.

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Become a member today!

If your company wants to be a global solar leader, join GSC as a member today! Fill out the contact form with your information and a member of the team will get back to you with more information, or contact our membership team directly to set up a call.


Rita Ren, APAC Director

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Sage Thomson, Director of Partnerships

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