EPIA – the European Photovoltaic Industry Association – is the voice of photovoltaics in Europe. EPIA represents its Members, who are active along the whole solar PV value chain and in related business sectors. Created in 1985, EPIA promotes PV electricity in the European market and gives its global membership a strong and unique voice towards European decision makers. EPIA’s mission is to drive the European energy transition, ensuring that photovoltaics play a crucial role in tomorrow’s electricity mix.
To carry out its mission, EPIA:
Finally, EPIA benefits from strong Partnerships and Alliances: EPIA is a founding Member of 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.