European Solar Manufacturing Council

January 24, 2024
Germany's BSW has announced a proposal to restore and strengthen the entire value chain of the European solar production industry.
January 18, 2024
The statement came on the same day that European solar manufacturing stalwart Meyer Burger announced plans to abandon its module assembly plant in Germany because of the lack of support afforded to manufacturers in Europe.
January 15, 2024
The European Solar Manufacturing Council (ESMC) has written an open letter to the EU calling for “robust regulation” of forced labour in the solar supply chain.
December 27, 2023
The influx of Chinese modules to Europe, EU's revised solar capacity targets and manufacturing expansion plans in the US were some of the major issues happened in Q3 2023.
November 24, 2023
According to reports from Norwegian media outlets, the price of electricity in Norway, alongside worldwide overproduction of polysilicon, made REC’s operations untenable in comparison with its Chinese competitors.
September 22, 2023
The European Solar Manufacturing Council offers several recommendations for the EU and solar companies to address forced labour in the supply chain.
September 12, 2023
Multiple European cell and module manufacturers, start-ups and solar PV component suppliers have published an open letter via the European Solar Manufacturing Council (ESMC), urging the EU to take actions to safeguard the European PV manufacturing industry threatened by "unsustainably low-priced PV modules" from Chinese module manufacturers.
April 14, 2023
The European Solar Manufacturing Council (ESMC) has called on the European Union member states to allocate financial support from REPowerEU grants to support solar PV manufacturing.
December 9, 2022
The European Commission has today launched the European Solar PV Industry Alliance to promote investment in EU solar manufacturing.

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