The EU PVSEC is the largest international Conference for Photovoltaic research, technologies and applications, and at the same time a top international PV Industry Exhibitions. It gathers the global PV community to conduct business, to network and to present and discuss the latest developments and innovations in Photovoltaics. It is the world renowned science-to-science, business-to-business and science-to-industry platform with a full and only focus on the global PV Solar sector.


1977 LuxembourgMap Europe EU PVSEC sites

1979 – 85 Berlin, Cannes, Stresa, Athens, London

1986 Sevilla

1988 – 97 Florence, Freiburg, Lisbon, Montreux, Amsterdam, Nice, Barcelona

1998 Vienna hosting the 2nd World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, jointly with the 27th US IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference and 10th Asia / Pacific PV Science and Engineering Conference (WCPEC-2)

2000 Glasgow

2001 Munich

2003 WCPEC-3 in Osaka, Japan

2004 Paris

2005 Barcelona

2006 Dresden

2007 Milan

2008 Valencia

2009 Hamburg

2010 Valencia, hosting the 5th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, jointly with the 36th US IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference and the 20th Asia / Pacific PV Science and Engineering Conference (WCPEC-5)

2011 Hamburg

2012 Frankfurt

2013 Paris

2014 Amsterdam

2015 Hamburg

2016 Munich

2017 Amsterdam

The EU PVSEC has always been a pivotal to the definition and presentation of the future PV technologies and strategic trends.