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Memberships

REC is actively engaged in key trade associations:

Trade associations

American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)
ACORE, a non-profit membership organization, is dedicated to building a secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy. ACORE provides a common educational platform for a wide range of interests in the renewable energy community, focusing on technology, finance, policy and market development. We convene thought leadership forums and create energy industry partnerships to communicate the economic, security and environmental benefits of renewable energy.
http://www.acore.org/

BPVA (UK)
British Photovoltaic Association (BPVA) is the National trade association of the UK solar photovoltaic industry. The BPVA is a strong political and commercial organization and has become the industry's favorite platform since formation in 2010. As the most influential and trusted voice of the industry, we have made a significant contribution to the growth of the solar industry in the past few years. We are a fully independent not-for-profit organization and the only trade association in the UK with 100% focus on solar PV.
http://www.bpva.org.uk/

European Photovoltaic Industry Association
With over 230 Members drawn from across the entire solar photovoltaic (PV) sector, the European Photovoltaic Industry Association is the world’s largest photovoltaic industry association. EPIA Members are present throughout the whole 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 deliver a distinct and valuable service driven from the strength of a single photovoltaic voice.
http://www.epia.org/home/

Enerplan (France)
Enerplan was founded in 1983 to represent professional solar interests, as well as to facilitate, organize and develop the solar industry in France. The association includes 150 members in 2013. Enerplan’s members stand for the solar industry in France and cover the entire value chain (from manufacturers, distributors, project developers, installers, energy providers and network operators as well as banks and insurance companies).
http://www.enerplan.asso.fr

PV Flanders
PV Flanders represents the interests of the solar industry in Flanders, Belgium.
www.pvvlaanderen.be

RBF (the Industrial Platform of Renewable Energy)
RBF includes nearly 200 companies active in the production, distribution and installation of renewable energy goods and services in Wallonia, Belgium. It represents the photovoltaic as well as the solar thermal sector. Its particular mission is to achieve the 2020 energy and climate targets set by the European Union.
www.energyplatform.eu

RPIA (Romania)
Romanian Photovoltaic Industry Association – RPIA was founded in March 2012 with the purpose to represent the interests of this fast growing industry, to raise its awareness and to create a proper development and networking environment for potential investors in the Romanian market. The association now gathers under its umbrella over 70 international and national companies with extensive expertise in the PV sector.
http://rpia.ro/

Singapore Compact (Singapore)
The Singapore Compact for CSR is a national society committed to bringing the CSR movement forward. Their key mission is to broaden the base for collaboration, by developing coordinated and effective strategies to promote CSR, and enhancing corporate practices through ongoing dialogues, training, collaboration and practical project implementation in Singapore.
http://www.csrsingapore.org/

SEAS (Singapore)
The Singapore Compact for CSR is a national society committed to bringing the CSR movement forward. Their key mission is to broaden the base for collaboration, by developing coordinated and effective strategies to promote CSR, and enhancing corporate practices through ongoing dialogues, training, collaboration and practical project implementation in Singapore. REC CEO Øyvind Hasaas is a Council Member of SEAS.
http://www.seas.org.sg/index.php

UNEF/ASIF (Spain)
The Spanish Photovoltaic Union (UNEF) is an association that was created as a result of the merger of three national solar associations: Photovoltaic Business Association (AEF), the photovoltaic section of the Association of Renewable Energy Producers (APPA Photovoltaic) and Photovoltaic Industry Association (ASIF). The sum of their partners contributes to a social UNEF than 330 companies and organizations. The main objective is to take the work UNEF institutional representation and promotion of solar photovoltaic sector nationally and internationally. Additionally, main purpose is the defense of regulatory stability and certainty in the sector, avoiding retrofit standards.
http://unef.es/