A 2019 paper for ETIP-PV ’Impact of weighted average cost of capital, capital expenditure, and other parameters on future utility‐scale PV levelised cost of electricity’ by Steering Committee member Eero Vartiainen (Fortum) is the # 1 most downloaded article in Progress in Photovoltaics (out of 639) and #8516 of all research (out of 15 million research outputs). Altmetric score.
On 5 May new members of the Steering Committee were voted in and others re-elected to create a Steering Committee of 31.
EUREC’s latest contributions to ETIP PV
EUREC supported ETIP-PV in drafting this press statement in support of the European Green Deal. It called for the:
- Creation of a 40 GW per year PV installation market in the Europe by the end of your mandate, with 10 GW of PV manufactured in the EU;
- EU to commit in the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan to financing at least one GW-scale manufacturing plant before the end 2021.
EUREC in parallel drafted letters for the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of ETIP-PV to send to the Vice President of the European Commission for the European Green Deal Frans Timmermans and the Commissioner for internal market Thierry Breton, holding follow-up meetings with the head of F. Timmermans’s Cabinet and with DG GROW in January and March.
We helped attract key political figures to the I3PV conference (‘Integrated, Innovative, Intelligent‘) planned by ETIP-PV for 5-6 May This conference has been postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus crisis, ETIP-PV preferring (at least for now) to maintain it as a physical event at a future date than to switch it to an online format.