SolarPower Europe launches new Emerging Markets Task Force

By: Kristina Thoring, Senior Political Communications Advisor


After the expression of interest of several Member companies active in emerging markets, and upon the initiative of our sponsor member ENI, SolarPower Europe launches a new Emerging Markets Task Force to work with you and create even more opportunities in new solar markets.

The official kick-off meeting of the Emerging Markets Task Force will be on the 13th March at 18:30 pm in the Eni Offices, Avenue des Arts, 56, Brussels. To register for this meeting, please contact our Policy Director Aurelie Beauvais.

This meeting will:

  • Discuss potential objectives of the Task Force for the next 12 months,
  • Discuss potential geographical/country priorities,
  • Debate the deliverables that should be achieved,
  • Launch a dialogue with the European Commission on boosting solar in emerging markets through policy mechanisms.

Agenda of the meeting

18.30 - Buffet networking dinner

19:00 - Opening remarks: Hans van Steen, Advisor to the Director of Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency, DG Energy and Luca Cosentino, Executive Vice-President, Energy Solutions, ENI

19.20 - Input presentation from Felice Zaccheo, Head of Unit, Sustainability and Climate Change at DG DEVCO

19.30 - Presentation of the Emerging Markets Task Force and Scoping Workshop by SolarPower Europe Team

20.00 - Roundtable, breakout groups and Q&A with the attendees

21.00 - Closing remarks from Luca Cosentino, Executive Vice-President, Energy Solutions, ENI

 

Confirmed participants to the kick-off meeting include: