EPIA – the European Photovoltaic Industry Association – is the voice of photovoltaics in Europe, with Members active along the whole solar PV value chain: from silicon, cells and module production to systems development and PV electricity generation as well as marketing and sales. EPIA’s mission is to give its global membership a distinct and effective voice in the European market, especially in the EU.
To carry out its mission, EPIA:
Finally, EPIA benefits from strong Partnerships and Alliances: EPIA is a founding Member of the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC), the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), and PV CYCLE. EPIA is also Member of the International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA-PVPS) and the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES). It coordinates the European Photovoltaic Technology Platform and develops partnerships at national level with national associations and agencies.