Since June 2006 China Country Correspondent of Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) (www.ren21.net).
Frank Haugwitz, an industrial mechanic by profession, with a degree in Applied Business Languages (Sinology) and International Business Management, the native German has been working as a long-term expert on photovoltaic and renewable energy projects in China - supported by Germany and the European Union - since the summer of 2002.
Due to his extensive and sound knowledge of Asiaâ²s photovoltaic development, international news media and photovoltaic associations often refer to Haugwitz as an expert resource. Furthermore, he regularly publishes articles in related magazines like New Energy and is frequently invited to speak at conferences. In late 2006 he launched the China Renewable Energy Information web site (www.frankhaugwitz.info) as part of his efforts to provide advisory services on market intelligence, government institutions and policies, as well as business development regarding photovoltaics in China. Since February 2010 he serves as head of Intersolar Conference Development.