Dr. Christian Westermeier

President, SolarPower Europe

Dr Christian Westermeier is the President of SolarPower Europe. He has been working for Wacker-Chemie AG, the leading global polysilicon manufacturer, for 23 years. Since 2012, Dr Westermeier have been responsible for the global sales and marketing activities of the Wacker Chemie´s polysilicon division as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Application Engineering. Dr Westermeier was elected President of SolarPower Europe in March 2017. He holds a Master Degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Regensburg, Germany.

SolarPower Europe is a member-led association representing organisations active along the whole value chain. Our aim is to shape the regulatory environment and enhance business opportunities for solar power in Europe.

My Sessions

Here comes the sun: Why solar & energy storage are ready for much faster growth today in Europ

The European solar market is expected to grow very strong this year and add around 20 GW, that’s more than any other power generation technology. The panel will discuss the following questions: Why solar needs to play a much larger role in Europe as soon as possible? What’s needed to provide rapid and sustainable growth […]