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Gazing into the Crystal Ball: Does the European Solar Market Have a Future?

Executive Panel Discussion in partnership between Intersolar Europe, JointForces4Solar, EuPD Research, SolarPower Europe & SolarPV.TV moderated by James Watson, Chief Executive Officer at SolarPower Europe Gazing into the Crystal Ball: Does the European Solar Market Have a Future and What Prospects Does Energy Storage Offer? Panelists: – Sonia Benard, Vice President Sales Europe, Talesun Solar […]

Kick-Off Gala Celebration of SolarFUTURE.today, the World Solar & CleanTech Influencers Forum in Abu Dhabi

Uniting Influencers to Shape the Sustainable Future, Today Kick-Off Gala Celebration of SolarFUTURE.today, the World Solar & CleanTech Influencers Forum held on 17 January 2017 in Fairmont Bar Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi on the occasion of the World Future Energy Forum 2017. brought together Middle East solar and cleantech industries as well as notable policy-makers, personalities, […]

SolarPV.TV Snapshot: SolarPower Summit 2017 by SolarPower Europe

SolarPV.TV,  the Official TV Partner of the SolarPower Summit 2017 organized by SolarPower Europe, presents a short snapshot from this exciting two-day conference focusing on global solar market forecasts, policies and technology trends. The conference, held at Thon Hotel EU in Brussels, brought together over 300 leading policymakers, key industry stakeholders and analysts. During the Summit […]

Real kick-off of DEWA’s Dubai Solar Shams Program; Moving to solar+storage solutions on the off-grid market – interview with Daniel Zywietz, Enerwhere

Daniel Zywietz, Vice Chairman of CECB and Founder and CEO of Enerwhere gives a comprehensive update on the current status of DEWA’s Dubai Solar Shams Program and his company expansion on the local rooftop market. Enerwhere is known from providing off-grid Solar Hybrid Systems which include diesel generators, and we were curious when the company will […]

Solar Nation of the Year 2016

In our Market & Policy Weekly Review held by Gaetan Masson our Expert Contributor we try to respond to the question: Who will be the solar nation of the year 2016 – US or China.  Gaëtan is the director of Becquerel Institute, advisor to the IEA, and co-chairman at the European PV Technology Platform, where […]

JinkoSolar busy in the MENA region – Nabil Moubayed, Sales Manager, Middle East

SolarPV.TV has recently attended a great event in Dubai: “Solar Shams Program: Selecting the right component materials for solar panels in demanding climates” organised by MESIA with the support of JinkoSolar & DuPont. During the event, we had an opportunity to speak to Nabil Moubayed, Sales Manager, Middle East, JinkoSolar about the company’s achievements in the […]

SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY FORUM ASIA 2017 Visionary Debate: Solar & Cleantech Revolution in Asia: Towards 100%!

SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY FORUM ASIA 2017 at SNEC 2017 in Shanghai – PILLAR I. POLICY Visionary Debate: Solar & Cleantech Revolution in Asia: Towards 100%! (one of our most controversial debates ever) Hans-Josef Fell, President of the Energy Watch Group, Author of draft of German Renewable Act 2000, Member of the German Parliament 1998-2013 & Chair of […]

Quality solar storage solutions for emerging markets by Green IndusTree

“Are German quality solar storage solutions appropriate for emerging markets? GreenIndusTree proves that YES” e speak to Kaiser Chaudhary, CEO of GreenIndusTree GmbH, the company, which successfully started this quality focused business approach in Pakistan. Kaiser founded GreenIndusTree in 2013. He accompanied the brand from its very first step, the business plan, to the design […]

I want Europe to remain the RES leader! Claude Turmes, Member of the European Parliament, ITRE Committee and EUFORES President

In our Exclusive interview in partnership with EU PVSEC 2016, we speak to Claude Turmes, Member of the European Parliament, ITRE Committee and EUFORES President.  Claude Turmes has been a Member of the European Parliament since 1999 and he was Rapporteur in the ITRE committee for e.g. the Renewables Directive, the Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund […]

You cannot stop the solar train ! Solar Visionary Panel Discussion

“You cannot stop the solar train !”  this is the shortest summary of our recent Solar Visionary Panel Discussion in which we tried to find out, how do the Executives of the leading solar companies headquartered on four different continents see the solar future. Diana Dehm at Sustainability News & Entertainment, our host at Solar Power International 2015 in Anaheim speaks to: Dean Solon, President & CEO, Shoals […]

IRENA Celebrates 5 Years of Advancing the Renewable Energy Solution

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 4 April 2016 – Today marks the fifth anniversary of the formal creation of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), as a fully-fledged intergovernmental organization. “The past five years have witnessed a dramatic shift in the global energy sector,” said IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin. “Technology costs of renewables have plummeted, investment […]

We are THE portal to the Middle East solar PV market – Hadi Tahboub, President, MESIA (Middle East Solar Industry Association)

During Intersolar Middle East 2016 in Dubai we had an exclusive talk to Hadi Tahboub, President at MESIA (Middle East Solar Industry Association), who updated us on the current situation on the Middle East solar PV market but also on the plans of the organization. Heidi is a proactive, diligent, result-oriented professional, extending accomplished experience of […]

At least 227 GW of solar PV are now installed worldwide according to International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA PVPS)

IEA PVPS published its new Snapshot report on Wednesday, 6 April 2016. This serves as a preliminary assessment prior to the PVPS Trends Report that will be published in September 2016. This report provides estimated data about photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the countries reporting to the IEA PVPS Programme and additional key markets. At least […]

UAE Can “Own the Clean Energy Finance Space”, H.E. Dr. Nasser Saidi, Chairman, CEBC

H.E. Dr. Nasser Saidi, former Minister of Trade & Economy, Lebanese Government, former Chief Economist Dubai International Finance Centre and Chairman of the Clean Energy Business Council exclusively shares with SolarPV.TV viewers why in his opinion UAE Can “Own the Clean Energy Finance Space”. He also introduces the Clean Energy Business Council’s major achievements to […]

Solar Business Club Discussion at Intersolar Europe 2016: Quo Vadis Solar Industry?

SolarPV.TV is glad to introduce a new series of exclusive panel discussions “Solar Business Club Discussion” in partnership with Solar Business Club. At the first discussion at Intersolar Europe 2016 we tried to respond to the ultimate question: Quo Vadis Solar Industry? Amongst the panelists we had: Michael Bellmer, Managing Director at LTI ReEnergy Matthias Altieri, Founder […]

Saudi Arabia – Future Kingdom of Solar?

“Will Saudi Arabia become a Kingdom of Solar?” uring Solar & Energy Storage Conference in Dubai, we had an opportunity to speak to Abdulmohsin Al Shoaibi, Chairman, Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association (SASIA) who updated us on the current status and perspective of the solar business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. You will learn it […]

Solar & Renewables Towards Ukraine’s Energy Independence & Economic Growth – Alex Ryabchyn, Member of the Ukrainian Parliament

While attending SEF Kiev 2016 (International Sustainable Energy Forum), Alex Ryabchyn, Member of the Ukrainian Parliament & Chairperson, Subcommittee on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency, Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety invited SolarPV.TV to an exciting Round Table Event: Renewables and Energy Efficiency in the new Energy Strategy: simulation of […]

RES4AFRICA Launch Event: Creating Wealth on the African Continent with Solar & Renewables – CEOs of ENEL Green Power & Enerray

During RES4AFRICA Program Launch Event “A step change in the deployment of Renewable Energy in Eastern Africa” held in Nairobi Kenya we had an exclusive opportunity to speak to Francesco Venturini, Res4Africa President & CEO of ENEL Green Power & Michele Scandellari, CEO Enerray about how this initiative is going to help in creating wealth on the African […]

Clean Energy Business Council elects new board

Members of the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC, Dubai, UAE) a leading clean energy association in MENA have elected a new Board of Directors. The Board elect has appointed Dr. Nasser Saidi and Mhairi Main Garcia as the Chair and Vice Chair respectively, for the next two year term. The appointment coincides with the Green Sukuk […]

Saudi Arabia announces 9.5 GW renewable energy target under new “King Salman Renewable Energy Initiative”

As part of a wide-ranging economic and social policy vision for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, son of King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud, announced the first cornerstones today for the deployment of renewable energy in the country. The “Saudi Arabia Vision 2030” paper states an “initial” target of […]