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Europäische Vereinigung für Erneuerbare Energien e.V.
Eurosolar logo
Abbreviation Eurosolar
Formation August 2, 1988; 28 years ago (1988-08-02)
Founded at Bonn, Germany
Purpose To replace nuclear and fossil-fuel energy entirely using renewable energy
Headquarters Bonn, Germany
Peter Droege
Managing director
Tobias Jaletzky

Eurosolar is the non-profit European Association for Renewable Energy (German: Europäische Vereinigung für Erneuerbare Energien) that conducts its work independently of political parties, institutions, commercial enterprises, and interest groups. Eurosolar develops and encourages political and economic action plans and concepts for the introduction of renewable energy. The association has offices in 14 countries that include Austria, Italy, Turkey, and Ukraine. Eurosolar has approximately 2,500 members, close to 400 legal groups,[citation needed] and owns the Solar Age magazine, released four times a year.[1] A history of the association is available.[2]

Formed on 2 August 1988 in Bonn, West Germany,[2][3] Eurosolar runs an annual event called the Solar Prize awards, rewarding progress in renewable energy.[4]

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  1. ^ "Solar Age Media Information" (PDF). Solar Age. 30 July 2010. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Samuel, Gert (August 2013). 25 years of EUROSOLAR: 1988–2013 (PDF). Translated by Strauch, Silvia; Jones, Martina R. Bonn, Germany: EUROSOLAR, Europäische Vereinigung für Erneuerbare Energien. Retrieved 2016-08-05. 
  3. ^ "Eurosolar's anniversary". Eurosolar. 24 August 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Solar Prize Archives". Eurosolar. 24 November 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 

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