Irena Gajewska

Job Title
Vice President
Polish Photovoltaics Association, Government Affairs Lead

Irena Gajewska, Vice president of the Polish Photovoltaics Association, Government Affairs Lead-Poland, Lightsource bp

Irena holds a master's degree in Political Science from the Warsaw University, with the specialization in the European Union studies.

Irena worked for the Polish Wind Energy Association and the Polish Photovoltaics Association. She was also the vice-president of the RE-Source Poland Hub - platform of the corporates and the renewable industry cooperating to create favourable business and regulatory conditions for concluding corporate power purchase agreements at the Polish market.

Irena is one of the founders of the Visegrad+RE platform integrating RES organisations in Central & Eastern Europe. The parties work together under the auspices of the E3G think tank to accelerate energy transition in Europe.

In October 2022 Irena joined Lightsource bp as the Government Affairs Lead for Poland.

Irena's responsibility within the Polish Photovoltaics Board are the regulatory affairs at the European Union level.

June 13, 2023Panel With Executives of National Solar Associations of Leading Solar Markets


Further Content

Wes Stein, Chief Research Scientist for Solar Technologies at CSIRO

CSP – How Concentrated Solar Power Works

The smarter E Podcast Episode 150 | Language: English

September 14, 2023

With CSP we can achieve high temperatures of 150 - 1500 Celsius to drive power cycles or industrial processes such as cement production or green hydrogen. But how far along is CSP technology? Wes Stein will give us the answer to this and other questions.

Dr. Hamed Beheshti and Ahmad Sandid

How Solar PV Is Helping to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

The smarter E Podcast Episode 149 | Language: English

September 7, 2023

Africa has a huge untapped solar potential. The integrated solar water desalination project at Lodwar Hospital in Kenya is a flagship project that contributes to several Sustainable Development Goals.

Market Trends

PV Production: Can Europe Keep Up With the Rest of the World?

September 7, 2023

Even though the European Solar PV Industry Alliance is predicting that its own annual production capacity goal of 30 gigawatts (GW) will actually be exceeded by 2025, there’s still no guarantee that Europe will be able to catch back up with the international competition and secure a leading position again when it comes to PV production.

Event Info

Parallel Events of The smarter E Europe

The smarter E Europe is bringing together four exhibitions and five conferences

Intersolar Europe

The World’s Leading Exhibition for the Solar Industry

June 19–21, 2024

Intersolar Europe is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and takes place annually at the Messe München

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