Alyssa Pek

Job Title
Strategy & Communications Director
Global Solar Council
United Kingdom

Alyssa is passionate about the environment and finding innovative solutions to build a better future for the next generation. So after receiving her Master's degree in Political Communication and Strategy from the Brussels School of International Studies, it was a natural step to launch her career by supporting the uptake of clean energy globally. Alyssa quickly caught the renewable energy bug, and has dedicated her career to helping accelerate the clean energy transition ever since. She has worked for trade associations across a wide spectrum of clean energy solutions, including solar PV, electrification, energy efficiency, and clean transport, and wind power.

Alyssa supported the expansion of wind power into emerging markets as Chief of Staff and Communications Director of the Global Wind Energy Council and leading the communication and outreach for offshore wind at the World Bank Group, and in her free time she is a freelance journalist on climate and sustainability issues, yoga teacher and jewellry designer. After starting her career in solar, she is thrilled to be back in the sector to make sure countries across the world can unleash the immense potential of solar power!

June 19, 2024Setting the Scene

Shaping the Solar Landscape: Female Visionaries on Project Funding for PV

Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

ICM München Room 14 A

Despite the global exponential growth of solar power, challenges currently loom large — from soaring debt costs to dwindling capture prices and escalating curtailment rates. These hurdles threaten to impede deployment growth in the urgent race to triple renewables installation by 2030. The pressure for innovative solutions and rapid action is high, and financing is key. Our session will therefore convene investors, developers and financing institutions to analyze key issues and explore new perspectives on solar finance, with the aim of driving the realization of a sustainable and prosperous future through advanced solar initiatives. Topics will include: 1. Assessing financing conditions for solar power plants 2. Analyzing the impact of policy shifts on PV project financing 3. Strategizing to enhance solar project financing This panel discussion is organized by the Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft (BSW-Solar) in cooperation with the Women Energize Women (WEW) initiative. Women Energize Women (#womenenergize) is a campaign for the global empowerment of women in the energy sector by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). It is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) within the scope of BMWK's global project Bilateral Climate and Energy Partnerships and Dialogues. (

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