MESIA is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that aims to promote solar power in the UAE, organize networking opportunities for solar professionals, produce reports on the latest technologies, standards, and product certifications, and assist in the development of policies intended to strengthen the local solar industry.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international co-operation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resource and financial knowledge on renewable energy. IRENA promotes the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy, including bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, ocean, solar and wind energy, in the pursuit of sustainable development, energy access, energy security and low-carbon economic growth and prosperity.
The City of Freiburg is internationally well known for its environmental approach and its extensive use of solar energy and other renewable sources. Freiburg Green City can share experiences gained over many years and showcase a multitude of effective technical and organisational solutions related to sustainable energy management.
Middle East Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) is a non profit organization dedicated to promoting clean energy including renewables, energy efficiency, smart grid, energy storage and clean energy technology and solutions for the environmental sector. We create a forum for stakeholders to come together to exchange ideas, share information and to facilitate projects. Members and partners include Schneider Electric, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, First Solar, Acwa Power, BNEF, Itron, EY, Dow, GE, DNV-GL, Enviromena, Ashurst, White & Case, Latham & Watkins, Standard&Chartered, ENGIE, Enel Green Power, Adenium Energy Capital and many more. To join us visit www.cleanenergybusinesscouncil.com
The GCC region includes many of the most energy-advantaged countries in the world. While each of these nations shares of vast potential for solar energy, each has its own unique solar business model and cultural identity. SolarGCC Alliance exists to encourage each of its affiliate countries to pursue independent solar development, while simultaneously providing an infrastructure for international collaboration. Affiliate countries include Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, and Palestine. Visit the affiliate sites listed above to learn more about solar initiatives in each member nation. We encourage business, government, and academic institutions in affiliate nations and the international community to join us in our efforts to make the solar potential of the MENA region a reality. To get involved, contact us at info(at)solargcc.com
The British Photovoltaic Association (BPVA) is the National Trade Association of the UK solar photovoltaic industry. The BPVA is a strong political and commercial organisation. As an influential and trusted voice of the industry, we have made a significant contribution to the emergence of the UK’s solar PV industry in recent years, which is now one of the largest solar markets in the world by installed capacity. The BPVA stands for quality and value to its members. Our mission is: “To ensure that solar photovoltaic energy is established as the leading renewable energy source in the UK and to promote UK solar internationally”. Visit Website
The Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association (SASIA) is a non-governmental association that strives to make this vision a reality by helping Saudi Arabia and the Middle East realize the full economic and environmental potential of solar energy. www.saudi-sia.com
SolarPower Europe (Former: The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA)) is the world's largest industry association devoted to the solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity market. The association aims to promote PV at national, European and worldwide levels and to assist its members in their business development in both the European Union and export markets. www.epia.org
Forming a strong community of companies, BSW-Solar acts as an informant and intermediary between business and the political and public sectors. It represents the common commercial interests of businesses within the solar energy value chain. BSW-Solar exerts a decisive influence on creating and securing a suitable policy framework for stable growth, and thus on ensuring investment security throughout the solar industry. Our objective is to establish solar energy as a permanent pillar of a global energy industry.
VDMA Photovoltaics Equipment started in 2007 as a co-operation between the following VDMA divisions: Productronics, Glass Technology, Robotics and Automation Energy, Laser and Photonics, Surface Treatment, Vacuum Technology, Organic Electronics, and Displays. We deliver key services the photovoltaic equipment industry in Germany demands. Our members contribute substantially to the solution of the most urgent challenge in photovoltaic production. Effectively, cost-efficiently and „Made in Germany “. www.vdma.org