Gianni Chianetta

Job Title
Greening the Islands Foundation

Gianni Chianetta is Founder & Chair at Greening the Islands Foundation, Founder and CEO at The Green Consulting Group, member of the Steering Committee of the of the Global Renewable Alliance and of the Global Alliance for Sustainable Energy, Chairman of Worldwide Carbon Price and member of the Advisory Board at REN21.
He has been working in the area of energy since 2003. He has been, Head of Comms & External Affairs at BP Italy, Managing Director at BP Solar Italy, Founder and Chairman of the first Italian Solar PV Industry Association for three consecutive terms when he negotiated the five Photovoltaic Energy Incentive Decrees (feed in-tariff) with the Italian Government, that has brought the installed capacity from about 35 MWp to more than 20 GWp.
He also chaired the National Committee for Solar Energy of the Italian Ministry of the Environment, was member of the Steering Committee of the Coalition for Action of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and member of the Strategy Committee of Solar Power Europe.
Mr Chianetta founded the Global Network of National PV Associations in 2007, which has been the basis for the Global Solar Council being elected Co-Chairman and Chairman before taking on the role of CEO.
He has a degree in Mechanical & Management Engineering and masters/seminars at: Middlesex University (London; Kellogg School of Management (Chicago); SDA Bocconi Milano (Milan); Istituto de Empresa (Madrid).

June 19, 2024"Setting the Scene' From the Greening the Islands Initiative

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We speak with Alexander Neuhäuser about future technologies in the e-craft sector

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Energy Transition Skills Shortage – What Opportunities Does Education and Training Provide?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 142 | Language: German

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We speak with Bertholt Breid about the shortage of skilled workers in the energy transition in Germany, about occupational, what opportunities there are in terms of training and continuing education and about the financing of those.

Markus Vlasits, CEO of NewCharge
Green Hydrogen as a Feedstock for Local Fertilizer Production?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 143 | Language: English

July 27, 2023

Green hydrogen could be used for local fertilizer production in Brazil. But also energy storage systems are becoming increasingly important. Markus Vlasits, CEO of NewCharge, gives us an overview of the short- and medium-term developments in Brazil.

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