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European Solar Thermal Industry Federation - ESTIF
Project Coordinator

Pedro Dias
Place du Champ de Mars 2
1050 Brussels
Phone: +32-2-318 40 60

The European Solar Thermal Industry Federation represents members consisting of manufacturers, service providers and national associations, which collectively hold 95% of today’s solar thermal market. It is our mission to achieve high priority and acceptance for Solar Thermal as a key element for sustainable heating and cooling in Europe. We are working for the implementation of all steps necessary to realise the high potential of Solar Thermal.


European Photovoltaic Industry Association - EPIA
European Communicator

Rue d’Arlon 69-71
1040 Brussels
Phone: +32 2 709.55.20
Fax: +32 2 725.32.50

The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) is the world's largest industry association devoted to the solar electricity market. The association aims to promote photovoltaics at the national, European and worldwide levels and to assist its members in the development of their businesses in both the European Union and in export markets.


ApE - Agencija za prestrukturiranje energetike d.o.o.
Natasa Lambergar
Litijska 45
1000 Ljubljana
Phone: +386 (01) 586 38 73
Fax: +386 (01) 586 38 79

Energy Restructuring Agency (ApE) is one of the leading Slovenian independent consulting companies in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. Our range of services include energy demand analyses, execution of energy concepts, feasibility studies, master plans, concept engineering, project management, financing and supervision and promotional activities and research work on the field of energy etc.


Cristina Mateos
Gral. Ibáñez de Ibero nº 5b, Esc.1ª, 5ºc
28003, Madrid
Phone: + 34 675 695 609


Associação Portuguesa da Indústria Solar
Joana Freitas
Av. das Forças Armadas, nº 4, 3º E
1600-082 Lisbon
Phone: +351 219 260 920


Ambiente Italia
Riccardo Battisti
Via Vicenza 5/a
00185 Rome
Phone: +39 349 4277098


Austria Solar
Renate Fuchs
Mariahilferstrasse 89/22 A-1060 Wien
Phone: +43-1-581.13.27.11

Austria Solar is an industry association of over 200 members, working on public awareness, quality assurance and framework conditions for solar thermal energy.

  Austria Solar

Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft e.V.
Alexander Steinfeldt
Quartier 207
Französische Straße 23
10117 Berlin
Tel +49 (0) 30 29 777 88 22
Fax +49 (0) 30 29 777 88 99

German Solar Industry Association
With over 600 member companies, the Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft e.V. is the lobby group of the German solar energy industry. Forming a strong community of companies, the BSW-Solar acts as an informant and intermediary between business, political and public setcors.


Centar za energetsku efikasnost i primenjenu ekologiju

Djordje Turšijan
Šajkaška 31
11000 Beograd
Republika Srbija
Phone/fax: +381 11 3035 250


CeLIM Shqipëri
Mirko Panichi
Rr. Palokë Kurti, Nr. 605
4000 – Shkodër
Phone: +355
Fax: +355


Czech RE Agency, o.p.s.
Nataliya  Derevyanko
Americka 17
12000 Praha -1
Czech Republic

  Czech RE Agency

DSF - Dansk Solvarme Forening
Klaus Ellehauge


EC BREC Institute for Renewable Energy
Aneta Wiecka
Mokotowska 4/6 str.
00-641 Warsaw
Phone: +48 22 825-46-52
Fax: +48 22 875 86 78


Edwige Gautier
515 avenue de la Tramontane
13 600 LA CIOTAT
Phone: +33 442 32 43 24
Fax: +33 442 08 44 94

ENERPLAN is the French solar professional association. Enerplan aims to develop solar thermal and photovoltaic in France. Our missions are to promote solar energy, to support solar professionals and to structure solar activities.


EREC - European Renewable Energy Council
Renewable Energy House
Rue d'Arlon 63-67
1040 Brussels
Phone: +32 2 546 1936
Fax: +32 2 546 1934

The European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) is the umbrella organisation of the European renewable energy industry, trade and research associations active in the sectors of bioenergy, geothermal, ocean, small hydropower, solar electricity, solar thermal and wind energy. EREC represents 30 billion € turnover and provides jobs to around 350.000 people!


Marcel Bial
Rue d'Arlon, 63-67
1040 Bruxelles

ESTELA is a European Industry Association created to support the emerging European solar thermal electricity industry for the generation of green power in Europe and abroad, mainly in the Mediterranean region.
ESTELA involves and is open to all main actors in Europe : promoters, developers, manufacturers, utilities, engineering companies, research institutions.


Jan Geiss
Renewable Energy House
Rue d'Arlon 63-67
1040 Brussels
Phone: +32 2 5461948
Fax: +32 2 546 1934

EUFORES is a European parliamentary network with Members from all major political groups in the European Parliament as well as in the national EU Member States Parliaments.

EUFORES’ core objective is the promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency in Europe.

EUFORES is an independent, non-profit organisation founded 1995 by Members of Parliament and other key actors and is today a leading promoter of renewable energy and energy efficiency.


Green Dossier
Nadia Shevchenko
Phone:  +38 050 446 80 36


Energikontoren Sverige(ES)
Josep Termens
(Hållbar utveckling Väst, medlem av ES)
Hugo Grauers gata
411 33 Göteborg
Phone: +46 (0)31 38 914 81


Holland Solar
Saskia  ‘t Hart
Korte Elisabethstraat 6
3511 JG Utrecht
Phone: 0031 30 2328008
Fax: 0031 30 2341176

Holland Solar is the Dutch Solar Trade association. The members are active in the field of solar thermal energy and photovoltaic energy. The organization currently has more than100 members from architect, to installer, to energy provider and of course suppliers (of parts) of solar energy systems. The association is a platform to exchange knowledge among her members and tries to influence local and national politics in favor of solar energy.

  Holland Solar

Judit Varga
Kossuth u.13
3525 Miskolc
Phone: +36 88 427 792
Fax: +36 88 427 792


Norsk solenergiforening
Åse Lekang Sørensen General Secretary 
P O Box 115
2026 Skjetten

Phone: +47 45268682

  Norsk solenergiforening

ODE-Vlaanderen vzw
Jo Neyens
Koningsstraat 35
1000 Brussels
Phone: +32 2 218 87 47


  ODE - Organisatie duurzame energie

RHC-Platform - Renewable Heating and Cooling - European Technology Platform
Simone Landolina
Rue d'Arlon 63-67
1040 Brussels
Phone: +32-2-546 19 30
Fax: +32-2-546 19 34

The establishment of the European Solar Thermal Technology Platform (ESTTP) was a very important step in the development of solar thermal technology as a significant energy source, meeting heating and cooling demands in Europe. The ESTTP has now evolved into the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating & Cooling (RHC-Platform) which brings together stakeholders from the biomass, geothermal and solar thermal sector - including the related industries - to define a common strategy for increasing the use of renewable energy technologies for heating and cooling.


SkRea Slovak RE Agency
Matus Burian
Prepoštská 8
811 01 Bratislava
Phone: +421 905 744 034

  Slovak RE Agency

Schweizerische Vereinigung für Sonnenenergie SSES
Aarbergergasse 21
Postfach 592
3000 Bern 7

Tel./Fax +41 31 371 80 00


17&4 Organisationsberatung GmbH
Christian Schrefel
Mariahilfer Straße 89/22
1060 Wien
Phone: +43-1-581 13 27
Fax: +43-1-581 13 27-18

17&4 Organisationsberatung GmbH (17&4 Consulting Ltd.) is a consulting enterprise for Sustainable Development projects following the intentions of the AGENDA 21. The main fields of action of 17&4 are sustainable building and energy, participation and applied ecology. 17&4 has a long-time experience in adult education and vocational training, consulting, transdisciplinary research and project management and has managed and participated in various projects on national and international level in the stated work areas. 17&4 has 6 employees, managing directors are Christian Schrefel and DI Johannes Fechner.

  17&4 Organisationsberatung GmbH