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ESMC active advocacy work

ESMC is active in several areas, advocating for improved conditions for our members in the European PV Manufacturing Industry. In the following section, results and output on areas that do not fall under any of the other categories are listed.

Johan Lindahl
ESMC Secretary General

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Public Consultation on Critical Raw Materials Act

To achieve the green and digital transitions, the EU must significantly increase and diversify its critical raw materials supply, strengthen circularity and support research and innovation. ESMC have taken part in the initiative to reinforce EU monitoring capacities and strengthen both the EU value chain and EU external policies on critical raw materials through the Public Consultation on Critical Raw Materials Act.


SET Plan – Call for Evidence

The European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan) aims to boost the transition towards a climate-neutral energy system by developing low-carbon technologies. This initiative aims to align the SET Plan with the objectives of the European Green Deal. In November 2022, ESMC submitted feedback to the European Commission’s Call for Evidence.


5% of new capacity from “Innovative” Renewable Energy

In the context of our collaboration with and support of EUREC – The Association of European Renewable Energy Research Centres, we highlight a newly released report: 5% of new capacity from “Innovative” Renewable Energy: A necessary and do-able enhancement to the Renewable Energy Directive.