Germany Returns to Policy Favoring Gigawatt Scale Solar Parks
Additional public invitation to tender seeking solar power plants with an output of four gigawatts by 2021 / Over 3 billion euros in new business expected
Additional public invitation to tender seeking solar power plants with an output of four gigawatts by 2021 / Over 3 billion euros in new business expected / Intersolar Europe and the German Solar Association (BSW-Solar) host a free English-language webinar to discuss market entry in Germany.
Since calling for tenders for the construction of photovoltaic power plants with an additional output of around 4 gigawatts by 2021, Germany has been moving ever more into the spotlight of major international solar project planners.
The German Solar Association (BSW- Solar) – a major contributor to the drafting of the special invitations to tender – predicts deals totaling between 3.5 and 4.5 billion euros. “The solar market in Germany has once again become attractive and will likely remain that way – for international players, too,” says Carsten Körnig, CEO of BSW- Solar. “As the country moves away from nuclear power and fossil fuels and its government makes a push for other methods of climate conservation, a stark increase in photovoltaics and storage systems has become necessary in both the short and long term. We are inviting interested companies to support BSW in advocating for permanent, attractive conditions for investing in solar technology, stationary storage systems, and e-mobility. In turn, they will benefit from our 40 years of industry experience.”
About BSW - Solar
The German Solar Industry Association (ger: Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft e.V. [BSW-Solar]) is the interest group of the German solar energy industry. With more than 800 member companies. BSW-Solar acts as an informant, intermediary and communication channel between the solar businesses and the German government. BSW-Solar represents the common commercial interests of businesses within the solar energy value chain and exerts decisive influence on creating and securing a suitable policy framework for stable growth, and thus on ensuring investment security throughout the solar industry. It is the association’s objective to establish solar energy as a firm pillar of a global energy supply.
BSW-Solar assists its members with legal issues, informs about support policies, and secures stable framework conditions for the industry. The aim is to support the implementation of solar energy as a crucial part of the energy mix and to strengthen the competitiveness of the solar technologies compared to other energy sources. BSW-Solar also initiates internal market research and feasibility studies to provide first hand information to its members. It delivers international business contacts, publishes guidelines and provides policy advice on how to develop new solar markets.