Associations

Associations

SkyPower is a proud member of many international energy associations. These affiliations enable SkyPower to actively work with other private companies, non-profit organizations and industry experts to meet the shared objective of generating clean, green renewable energy today and for generations to come.

American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)

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.

The scope of ACORE's membership spans all constituencies in the renewable energy sector, including financial institutions, government leaders, educators, end-users, professional service providers and allied non-profit groups.

ACORE accomplishes much of its work by convening the thought leaders in each of these constituencies, publishing collaborative research and facilitating communications among our members, their stakeholders and the media.

ACORE's Leadership Council is a group of high-level ACORE members representing all sectors of the renewable energy industry. Leadership Council members convene regularly to shape ACORE's policy agenda, discuss strategy, and network with fellow members. ACORE member companies designate their top executive for renewable energy as their Leadership Council representative.

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Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU)

Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU)


 
With members from more than 150 world-leading companies, the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) provides an ongoing forum for senior business executives to interact with heads of state/government, cabinet ministers, and senior government officials.

BCIU brokers contacts and organizes custom-tailored events, briefings and off-the-record discussions so that stakeholders may speak candidly about core issues in a direct and timely manner, enabling resolution of problems and promotion of business opportunities in both the private and public sectors of the global marketplace.
With BCIU’s help, business executives may brief government officials on their projects and concerns pertaining to a country or a region. In turn, senior government officials offer the most accurate assessment of local events and of their impact on the operations of BCIU member companies abroad.

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Canada-India Business Council

Canada-India Business Council

For over 33 years, the Canada-India Business Council (C-IBC) has been the leading private sector and member driven not-for-profit trade association linking Canada and India. The C-IBC is dedicated to promoting the interests of global companies, small and medium sized enterprises, as well as academic and government organisations engaged in the Canada-India corridor. As the premier network for business (representing 70% of bi-lateral trade and investment), the C-IBC represents a diverse mix of sectors including: banking, financial, and legal services, manufacturing, construction, transportation, technology, mining, energy, education and ICT.

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Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA)

Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA)

CanSIA is a national trade association that represents approximately 650 solar energy companies throughout Canada. Since 1992, CanSIA has worked to develop a strong, efficient, ethical and professional Canadian solar energy industry with capacity to provide innovative solar energy solutions and to play a major role in the global transition to a sustainable, clean-energy future.

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Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)

CCAB builds bridges between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples, businesses, and communities through diverse programming, providing tools, training, network building, major business awards, and national events.

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Corporate Council on Africa (CCA)

Corporate Council on Africa (CCA)


 
The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) is a nonprofit, membership-based organization established in 1993 to promote business and investment between the United States and the nations of Africa. CCA is the premier American organization devoted to U.S.-Africa business relations and includes as members more than 180 companies, which represent nearly 85 percent of total U.S. private sector investments in Africa. CCA’s members range from America’s smallest to largest corporations. They represent a diverse pool of industries from Africa's most promising sectors, including agribusiness, capacity building, energy, finance, health, ICT, infrastructure and security.

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Energy Storage Association (ESA)

Energy Storage Association (ESA)

As the national trade association in the United States, the Energy Storage Association (ESA) is the leading voice for companies that develop and deploy the multitude of energy storage technologies that we rely on every day. The ESA's member companies research, manufacture, distribute, finance and build energy storage projects domestically and abroad. The ESA is comprised of over 120 private companies, non-profit organizations and individual experts working together to educate the public and inform regulators about the importance of energy storage technologies. The ESA's collective efforts help to create new, competitive markets and a fair regulatory environment that reflects the value provided by energy storage to millions of residential, commercial and industrial consumers.

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Solar Energy Task Force of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)

Solar Energy Task Force of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)

FICCI Solar Energy Task Force was launched in March 2010, with the launch of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) to provide a platform for the solar energy sector to deliberate on policy and regulatory issues and advance interests of the sector at domestic and global platforms. The Task Force has six subgroups comprising solar industry stakeholders and chaired by industry leaders:

1) Solar Subgroup on Manufacturing
2) Solar Subgroup on Off Grid and Decentralized Applications
3) Solar Subgroup on Financing
4) Solar Subgroup on IPP
5) Solar Subgroup on EPC
6) Solar Subgroup on Thermal

The Task Force is represented by 30 members from the entire value chain of the solar industry comprising manufacturers, project developers, system integrators, EPC companies, raw material suppliers, and certification agencies. Members from Indian as well as international companies, from both Solar PV and Solar Thermal segments are represented.

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Global Solar Council

Global Solar Council


 
The Global Solar Council is an international organization founded in 2015 on the heels of the COP21 Climate Change Conference in Paris to coordinate the efforts of the world’s solar photovoltaic associations. The Council's goal is to champion the rapid and wide-scale adoption of solar energy through cooperation, education and training. The principal members of the organization are national and regional solar associations from both established and emerging markets including the world's largest markets of Australia, China, Europe, India and other Asian countries, Middle East, South America and the United States. SkyPower is a founding corporate member of the Global Solar Council and the Global Solar Council Leadership Forum.

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Initiative for Global Development (IGD)

Initiative for Global Development (IGD)

The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) is a nonprofit organization that drives poverty reduction by catalyzing business growth and investment in the developing world. We bring together an influential network of senior executives from sector-leading companies with the interest and capacity to make strategic investments in high-need, high-potential areas of Africa. Members of our Frontier Leader Network shape global connections and frontier market insights, and promote business-driven development to create economic growth and opportunity.

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Mexican Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy (Asolmex)

Mexican Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy (Asolmex)

The Mexican Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy (Asolmex) brings together operators, shareholders, vendors and developers of photovoltaic solar plants on a large scale. The aim of the Association is to promote the development of solar PV in Mexico and to provide a forum of discussion and dissemination of the benefits of renewable energy.

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Middle East Solar Industry Association

Middle East Solar Industry Association


 
The Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization. Its mission is to expand the use of solar power in the Middle East, to strengthen the local solar industry and to facilitate business opportunities for its members.

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Rajasthan Solar Association (RSA)

Rajasthan Solar Association (RSA) is a non-profit business organization set-up under Rajasthan Non-Trading Companies Act 1960 for the promotion of the solar sector in Rajasthan, India. RSA members include solar project developers, EPC companies, module manufacturers, equipment manufacturers and service providers.

Since its inception, RSA has played a key role in shaping conducive solar policies and suitable regulatory framework in Rajasthan, facilitating industry-academia interface, generating awareness on contemporary industry issues and promoting research in the field of solar industry. RSA works very closely with national solar federations and other industry organizations to contribute to Pan-India issues of the solar sector. RSA also works closely with international solar associations and multilateral agencies.

Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association

Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association

As a global company, SkyPower has invested in many regional markets around the globe. One such region is Saudi Arabia and SkyPower is committed to its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) as a founding member of the Saudi Arabia Solar Industry Association (SASIA). The abundant solar potential in KSA provides a unique opportunity to become one of the most energy-advantaged countries in the world. SASIA is a non-governmental association that strives to make this vision a reality by helping Saudi Arabia and the Middle East realize the full economic and environmental potential of solar energy.

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shineONtario Association (SOA)

shineONtario Association (SOA)


 
The shineONtario Association (SOA) is an Ontario provincial solar industry and professional association. SOA brings together and represents the brightest and most dynamic group of independent professionals, leading utility-scale solar and commercial rooftop solar project developers, photovoltaic module manufacturers, engineering construction firms and leading environmental organizations throughout Ontario. SOA represents a diverse consensus-based membership of solar industries and environmentalists who are working hard to build a world-leading sustainable solar industry that will help protect the environment and create thousands of new jobs for the Province of Ontario.

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Transparency International


 
From villages in rural India to the corridors of power in Brussels, Transparency International gives voice to the victims and witnesses of corruption. We work together with governments, businesses and citizens to stop the abuse of power, bribery and secret deals.

As a global movement with one vision, we want a world free of corruption. Through chapters in more than 100 countries and an international secretariat in Berlin, we are leading the fight against corruption to turn this vision into reality.

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U.S.-India Business Council

U.S.-India Business Council

The Council aims to create an inclusive bilateral trade environment between India and the United States by serving as the voice of industry, linking governments to businesses, and supporting long-term commercial partnerships that will nurture the spirit of entrepreneurship, create jobs, and successfully contribute to the global economy.

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U.S.-Egypt Business Council (USEBC)

U.S.-Egypt Business Council (USEBC)

The U.S.-Egypt Business Council (USEBC) is the leading advocacy organization representing America's top companies doing business with Egypt. The council is made up of senior executives of U.S. companies from every business sector that are major investors in Egypt.
The mission of the USEBC is to serve as the premier vehicle for advancing the bilateral commercial relationship between the United States and Egypt and to promote the economic and political relationship at the highest levels of government and business in both countries. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce serves as secretariat for the council and the USEBC has full access to the Chamber's extensive resources.

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Climate Change Collaborative Network

Climate Change Collaborative Network

The WCCC Climate Change Collaborative Network is a robust ‘Business to Government Platform’ for proactive Climate Industries, Universities & Research Centers, keen to take a lead role in the global fight against anthropogenic climate change & United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by way of interacting & partnering with the government decision makers of Developing Nations on the adoption & implementation of their respective leading technologies, research & education.

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