Chianetta Elected 2020 GSC Chairman 

Italia Solar Head of International Affairs Gianni Chianetta Elected New Chairman of the Global Solar Council in 2020
02:48 AM (Beijing Time) - 08. October 2018
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Gianni Chianetta has been elected by the board of the Global Solar Council (GSC) to be Chair-Elect in 2019 and Chairman of the Global Solar Council in 2020. (Photo: GSC)

Key Takeaways

  • Gianni Chianetta has been elected by the board of the Global Solar Council (GSC) to be Chair-Elect in 2019 and Chairman of the Global Solar Council in 2020
  • He will succeed current Chair-Elect Pranav R Mehta of the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), who will take over the Chairman helm of Gongshan Zhu in 2019, President of the Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA)

Gianni Chianetta has been elected by the board of the Global Solar Council (GSC) to be Chair-Elect in 2019 and Chairman of the Global Solar Council in 2020.  He will succeed current Chair-Elect Pranav R Mehta of the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), who will take over the Chairman helm of Gongshan Zhu, President of the Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA).

Chinaetta has been serving as a founding member of the GSC, representing ItaliaSolare as VicePresident and Head of International Affairs, and as a Co-Chair of the GSC. He is also CEO at The Green Consulting Group and Director at Greening the Islands.

After spending some years in the area of sales and project management for companies such as Parke-Davis, Capsugel, Wilkinson Sword, Warner Lambert, Tetra, and others, since 2002 Chianetta has been working in the area of energy, first as External Affairs Director at BP Italia and then as Managing Director at BP Solar Italy.

As president of Assosolare (the previous Italian PV Industry Association) for three consecutive terms, Chianetta negotiated the 5 Photovoltaic Energy Incentive Decrees (Feed in Tariff) with the Italian Government and the regulations with the Energy Authority, that brought Italian PV capacity from about 35 MW to more than 20 GW. He has also chaired the coordination of the group of enterprises in the framework of the Ministry of the Environment (National Committee for Solar Energy) and he has been one of the founders of the Global Network of National PV Associations (NNPVA) in 2007, which has been the basis for the Global Solar Council.

 

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