Highlights

Meet IEA PVPS at EU PVSEC!

Once again this year, IEA PVPS will actively contribute to the EU PVSEC in Amsterdam (25-29 September 2017). Mr. Paolo Frankl, Head of the Renewable Energy Division at the IEA will chair the conference opening on the topic:  Multi-Terawatt Photovoltaics – Going Beyond Wholesale Electricity. Moreover, our chairman has been awarded the Becquerel Prize 2017. On the occasion of this ceremony, Stefan Nowak will deliver the keynote speech during the opening ceremony on Monday 25. IEA PVPS will have a booth (jointly with EUREC and WIP) at the Exhibition (25-28 Sept): IEA PVPS - Booth No. B15 Hall: EUROPE FOYER. Please stop by for a visit and to discuss with the IEA PVPS audience and team. Finally three tasks will organize half-day workshops as EU PVSEC “Parallel Events”: PVPS Task 1, Task 13 and Task 15.

More information on these workshops on our "Events" page and on EU PVSEC's website.

Highlight 2

Publication of the National Survey Reports

National Survey Reports (NSR) are coming in this year again. They represent the best comprehensive summary of PV policies, market development and industry data in key PV countries which are participating to the IEA PVPS program. They represent a source of reliable information for researchers, policymakers, energy experts or anyone interested in PV development. For more than 20 years, they have been highlighting the constant change of policies and expectations from PV. Now, with a PV market above the 75 GW mark a year, the NSRs highlight the evolution towards becoming a mainstream energy source, and the constraints attached. Find all recent and older NSRs here.

Calendar Of Activities & Events

Task 13 Expert Meeting  
12-13 October 2017 - Cologne, Germany
Task 13 Webinar on Module failures
16 October 2017 - 15:00 CEST
New Task "PV for transport" - Workshop at PVSEC-27
16 November 2017 - Shiga, Japan

 

Task 12 Workshop at PVSEC-27
16 November 2017 - Shiga, Japan
PVSEC-27
12-17 November 2017 - Shiga, Japan
50th IEA PVPS ExCo Meeting
29-30 November 2017 - Japan

Latest publications

NEW - Guideline to Introducing Quality Renewable Energy Technician Training Programs by Task 9

This document is intended as a guide for The Renewable Energy Industry, Multi-Lateral and Bi-Lateral Donors and Government Ministries/Departments that want to introduce competency based quality renewable training programs for technicians into a country or region.

The publication is available here.

NEW - National Survey Reports of PV Power Applications 2016

National Survey Reports are produced annually by each Task 1 participant. These documents are the country National Survey Reports for the year 2016 from Canada, Denmark, Italy, Malaysia, Spain, Sweden and USA. Information from these documents will be used as input to the annual "Trends in Photovoltaic Applications" report.

 

The publications are available here.

National Survey Report of PV Power Applications in SWITZERLAND 2016

National Survey Reports are produced annually by each Task 1 participant. This document is the country National Survey Report for the year 2016. Information from this document will be used as input to the annual Trends in photovoltaic applications report.

 

The publication is available here.

Photovoltaics and Firefighters’ Operations: Best practices in Selected Countries by Task 12

In this report, experts from Task 12 review guidelines related to firefighters' safety in Japan, the United States as well as Germany.

 

The publication is available here.

National Survey Report of PV Power Applications in FRANCE 2016

National Survey Reports are produced annually by each Task 1 participant. This document is the country National Survey Report for the year 2016. Information from this document will be used as input to the annual Trends in photovoltaic applications report.

 

The publication is available here.