European Solar Manufacturing Council (ESMC) recently requested the European Commission for the comprehensive EU solar strategy to be prepared and stronger Photovoltaics (PV) manufacturing reflection in Recovery and Resilience Facility. This request has been made as a follow-up of the Policy Statement prepared by ESMC and targeted for the PV...
Press Release: Solar manufacturing renaissance in Europe — appeal for RRF commitment
The European Photovoltaic (PV) Industry is suffering from a lack of strategic policy priorities. With an import dependency and thus large economic values being lost, the whole region would benefit from a renaissance of the European PV industry. By vigorously reversing the situation and creating an opportunity for the PV industry to supply the...
Press release – Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, former energy minister of Lithuania, joins ESMC
ESMC is happy to announce that Žygimantas Vaičiūnas is joining the executive team as Executive Policy Advisor. Mr Vaičiūnas until recently (from December 2016 to December 2020) served as the Minister of Energy of Lithuania and before that as an EU Energy Attaché in Brussels. Mr Vaičiūnas will contribute with significant knowledge about energy...
Appointment of Johan Lindahl as ESMC’s new Interim Secretary General
The General Assembly has appointed Dr. Johan Lindahl as Interim Secretary General of ESMC, effective as of March 2021.
ESMC Newsletter – January 2021
Latest news and updates on European solar PV manufacturing
Press Release – AGC Solar joins the European Solar Manufacturing Council
AGC Glass Europe float glass technology provides a sustainable solution for a European solar value chain and enables the domestic manufacturing industry to meet the growing demand for solar energy power capacity.
ESMC Statement on Forced Labour
The ESMC firmly condemns forced labour and human rights abuses.
ESMC position on the Solar Manufacturing Industry negotiations with the French government
ESMC Board position on the French solar manufacturing industry.