Not-for-profit association Global Solar Alliance has signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), an India-led venture hoping to spur investment in solar across developing countries, to promote solar worldwide.
The new chairman of the Global Solar Council (GSC), Gongshan Zhu the founder, chairman and largest shareholder in the largest group of affiliated companies in the solar industry, GCL Group wants its members to raise between US$3 billion and US$5 billion for a new foundation to fund PV power plant projects as part of China’s ‘One Road and Belt’ business initiative.
The Global Solar Council (GSC) is progressing in leaps and bounds as the first unified international voice of the solar industry. This week, it announced its founding corporate members and the launch of the Global Council Leadership Forum.
December’s international climate deal in Paris offers PV a platform to become one of the world’s dominant energy sources. Now that the circus has left town, Ben Willis and John Parnell look at where the solar industry goes next to turn opportunity into reality.