31 Dec '12, 5pm

Intersolar China Highlights Important Solar Industry Issues

Intersolar China Highlights Important Solar Industry Issues

Frank Haugwitz, Solar Promotion GmbH and Deutsche-China Consulting chaired the opening session. Optimism ruled at the opening session where grid-parity, progress and success were topics of discussion. In his opening remarks Markus Elasser, Solar Promotion GmbH, noted that though China was the global leader in solar thermal rooftop installations, solar (in general) did not yet play a significant role in terms of energy generation in the country. Regarding the EU anti-dumping investigation, Mr. Elasser noted that a level playing field must be achieved concerning competition. Berthold Goeke, Ministry of the Environment, Germany, said that Germany’s goal is to be carbon neutral by 2015. Mr. Goeke said that Germany’s goals of achieving 35% from RE by 2020 and 80% by 2050 present a significant technological challenges while requiring structural changes. Currently, RE has a >25% ...

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