HIGHLIGHTS Trends in Photovoltaic Applications 2020

The NEW 2020 Edition of the IEA PVPS report Trends in Photovoltaic Applications is now available.

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New Report Data Acquisition for PV registration

How to deal with the registration of millions of distributed PV systems?

All the answers in this joint report of Task 1 & Task 14

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New Report LCA PV & Batteries

Very interesting report on a Life Cycle Assessment of Residential systems combined with battery storage published by Task 12

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New Report Forecasting

First report of Task 16 focusing on Regional solar power forecasting

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New Report BIPV Business cases

Task 15 has published a must read for all stakeholders interested in the development of BIPV business cases

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Facilitate the role of photovoltaic solar energy as a cornerstone in the transition to sustainable energy systems


The IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (PVPS) is one of the collaborative R&D Agreements established within the IEA and, since its establishment in 1993, the PVPS participants have been conducting a variety of joint projects in the application of photovoltaic conversion of solar energy into electricity.