Zhu Gongshan, Chairman of Golden Concord Group Limited (GCL) has been elected Chairman of the Global Solar Council (GSC), the world’s largest cooperation platform in the photovoltaics (PV) industry at this year’s Solar Power International in Las Vegas, USA, on September 12th. Zhu will lead the Council as Chairman formally starting from January 2018. Besides, six Co-Chairman for the second committee of GSC at the conference was announced in Las Vegas on Wednesday.
In Zhu’s acceptance speech, he expressed his hope that GSC will play a positive role in promoting the PV industry’s development around the globe, by improving policy, technology, and investment simultaneously.
Specifically, he suggested that GSC could integrate resources among different countries and districts by sharing successful operating experiences and business models between developed markets and emerging markets.
Under Zhu’s leadership, GSC will also target standardized market development, easing malignant competition, resolving trade disputes, and driving a healthy industry ecosystem.
Zhu will encourage technology innovation in the PV industry, particularly among the intersection of multiple applied technologies, as well as new and traditional energy.
“It’s my greatest honor to be the Chairman of GSC’s second committee. I promise to leave no stone unturned to promote the global development of the PV industry,” Zhu said.
The Global Solar Council is an international organization founded in 2015 to coordinate the efforts of the world’s solar energy associations. The first committee is led by Bruce Douglas — Chairman of Solar Power Europe from Dec. 2015 to Dec. 2017. GSC’s vision is to ensure that solar energy is the leading contributor to the world’s energy system, by aiming to create 10 million solar jobs by 2030.