Friday, August 19, 2022 | 11:00am – 1:00pm CEST | Webinar Language: German
In recent weeks, Germany's traffic light coalition has launched the EEG 2023 and other energy policy measures in the so-called "Easter Package". In doing so, it followed recommendations by the industry association BSW to multiply photovoltaic expansion targets to well over 200 gigawatts (GW) by 2030. Germany's gigawatt PV market should thus reach double digits annually by 2024 at the latest.
In the free webinar, experts from the German Solar Industry Association and the law firm von Bredow Valentin Herz, which specializes in energy law, will present the numerous legislative changes made in the latest legislative package, provide an outlook on further government plans and answer questions from the business community. The webinar is primarily aimed at PV project developers, planners and installers as well as interested parties from the entire solar industry who want to participate in the PV growth market in Germany.
The webinar will be held jointly with BSW-Solar. Speakers will come from Osborne Clarke, SoSafe, pure ISM and BayWa r.e. Data Services.
Carsten Körnig, Managing Director, BSW-Solar
The German Solar Association (BSW) advises German politicians on the energy transition in the areas of solar power and solar heating. For over 40 years, it has represented the interests of the solar technology and solar storage industry in Germany and important foreign markets. The association forms a unique network for the German solar industry with hundreds of companies from the entire value chain. With numerous projects and association partnerships in over 40 countries, it also opens up fast-growing foreign markets for its members.
Thomas Seltman, Consultant Solar Technology and Storage, BSW-Solar
As a consultant for solar technology and storage at the German Solar Industry Association, Thomas Seltmann has been working on the further development of technical regulations and political framework conditions for photovoltaics in Germany since March 2022. Before that, he was a consultant for photovoltaics and prosumers at the consumer advice centre in North Rhine-Westphalia and has held various positions in the solar industry for around thirty years. He is a lecturer, book author and writes guidebook texts on photovoltaic tax topics.
Christian Menke, Policy & Solar Technology Officer, BSW-Solar
As Policy & Solar Technology Officer at the German Solar Industry Association (BSW-Solar), Christian Menke is responsible for photovoltaic topics since December 2019. Before that, he worked almost three years at the Federal Association of Small and Medium-sized Businesses, and was responsible for energy policy and sustainability. After completing his B.A. in political science and economics at the University of Göttingen, he earned a master's degree in political science from the Free University of Berlin.
Dr. Steffen Herz, attorney and partner, Bredow Valentin Herz Lawyers
Dr. Steffen Herz is an attorney and partner at von Bredow, Valentin and Herz Attorneys at Law in Berlin. He advises on all legal issues relating to the generation, storage, supply and consumption of electricity from renewable energies. His main areas of expertise are the support of PV projects, decentralized energy and mobility concepts as well as energy trading. In addition to his work, he has published numerous articles on renewable energy law and regularly gives lectures.
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