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April 30, 2018
Press release - “Innovation in Solar Building Skins & Energy Efficiency towards Sustainable Cities” – ETIP PV workshop took place in Berlin, Germany - 30 April 2018

The conference and workshop on Innovation in Solar Building Skins & Energy Efficiency towards Sustainable Cities took place in Berlin. Experts from the building sector, politics, finance and photovoltaics have discussed the implementation of Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV). The German event was organized by the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin (HZB), together with SETA Network, London, and in collaboration with the BIPV group of the European Technology & Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics (ETIP PV).

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Feb. 13, 2018
Press release - Innovation in Solar Building Skins & Energy Efficiency towards Sustainable Cities Workshop on 19-20 March 2018 - 13 February 2018

The conference and workshop on ‘Innovation in Solar Building Skins & Energy Efficiency towards Sustainable Cities’ will take place in Berlin on 19 and 20 March, 2018 at the Radisson BLU Hotel (Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 3). It is part of a series of European conferences and workshops in the field of energy efficiency in buildings and cities with focus on innovation in solar building skins and building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV).

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Jan. 11, 2018
Press release - Europe needs intact, thriving value chains for each renewable energy technology - 11 January 2018

The renewable energy section of the Clean Energy Industrial Forum met for the first time yesterday at a high-level event hosted by the European Commission. The Forum urged the Commission to take bold action to build up Europe’s renewable energy industry. Many speakers, representing the diversity of the renewable energy sector, insisted on industrial policy support for all steps in their technology’s value chain, crucially including manufacturing. They urged Europe to aim for high-quality products. Julien Pouget, Senior Vice-President Renewables at Total, called for “quality, sustainability and eco-friendliness” to become criteria for products to be on the European market. Others joined him, calling for the EU to press its high standards on the countries it trades with to prevent carbon leakage.

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