Corporations Team Up With The Global Solar Council


The Global Solar Council (GSC) has announced its founding corporate members and the launch of the Global Solar Council Leadership Forum. Founded in 2015 by national and regional solar associations, GSC is an international organization to coordinate global solar efforts.

According to the GSC, founding corporate members include ABB, Canadian Solar, E.ON, Enel Green Power, Flex, GCL, JinkoSolar, REC Group, RWE, SkyPower Global, SolarEdge, SolarWorld, Unilever, Waaree and Wacker Chemie AG.

“Leading corporations from around the world have joined hands to help the Global Solar Council accelerate the deployment of clean, reliable emissions-free solar energy,” comments John Smirnow, GSC secretary general. “This diverse group of companies will provide advice and counsel to the GSC on opening markets and building solar capacity.”

“We’re delighted to have the support of such a distinguished group of solar leaders,” adds Bruce Douglas, GSC chairman and chief operating officer of Solar Power Europe.

“In response to these companies’ commitment to ensuring the wide-scale adoption of solar energy around the world, we are launching the Global Solar Council Leadership Forum, which will host its first in-person meeting on June 23 at InterSolar Europe in Munich,” says Eitan Parnass, GSC secretary and board member and executive director of the Green Energy Association of Israel. The forum will provide dedicated space within the GSC for corporations to develop recommendations and engage with association members and national and international decision-makers.

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