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.

My Sessions

Opening speech: State of Solar

Area 1

Presentation of SolarPower Europe’s 2050 report


Towards European industrial leadership in solar

Area 1

To achieve a climate neutral economy, the share of renewable electricity will have to increase to account for 80% of the European energy mix. The renewable-based electrification of all key sectors of the economy will be crucial. As the European solar sector has entered a new growth era – with over 80% growth year-on-year for […]

Industrial strategy