Press Release 26 September 2014

The European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition 2014 Confirms the Future of PV as a Major Electricity Source

  • 2 % of global electricity supply will come from PV in 2019, 16 % global electricity expected by 2050

  • The EU PVSEC 2015 to take place at the CCH in Hamburg, Germany

Amsterdam, September 26, 2014 – The 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) closed its doors on Friday September 26. The global PV community gathered in Amsterdam, to conduct business, to network and to present and discuss the latest developments and innovations in Photovoltaics. 48 % participates at the EU PVSEC 2014 had been represented by R & D specialists and 38 % from the segment industry and engineering. About 6 % of the participants came from the segment system integration and energy supply. More than 3,000 PV professionals from 74 countries attended the Conference Program, covering the entire scope of PV technologies. During the EU PVSEC exhibitors along the PV value chain presented the latest products and services. The EU PVSEC 2014 highlighted the impact that the growth of PV will have on our overall energy system.

Read more: 26 September 2014 Press Release

Press Release 22 September 2014

  • Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp opens EU PVSEC 2014

  • In 2013 the Dutch solar industry sector generated a turnover of one billion euro

  • Distribution and storage of solar energy becoming as important as production

Amsterdam, 22 September 2014 – Henk Kamp, the Minister of Economic Affairs of The Netherlands gave an introductory speech at the political opening session of EU PVSEC 2014. “The success of solar energy does not only depend on technological innovation it also requires social and economic adoptions. For this reason I welcome the broad scope of this year’s conference which includes topics such as grid integration, system reliability and policies. Last year the Dutch solar industry sector generated a turnover of one billion euro, and today Dutch technologies power half of the world’s solar panels thanks to our ability in technological cooperation i.e. between manufacturers and research, high-tech solutions and design. For instance, we are today demonstrating the integration of solar systems into buildings in zero emission urban areas”.

Read more: 22 September 2014 Press Release

Press Release 22 September 2014

•    Henk Kamp, the Netherland’s Minister of Economic Affairs opens the EU PVSEC 2014

•    First GW of installed PV capacity and thousands of jobs created in the PV sector today in the Netherlands

Amsterdam, 22 September 2014 – The 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) starts on Monday 22 September, with more than 1,500 contributions from 71 countries in all areas of PV technologies, applications, markets and policies. The conference will be combined with a top PV industry Exhibition to showcase new products and technical innovations from all over the world and from all areas of PV. This 29th conference will address not only the technical progress in research and deployment, but will also highlight the impact that the growth of PV will have on our overall energy system.

Read more: 22 September 2014 Press Release

Press Release 19 September 2014

The 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition starts on Monday,
22 September 2014, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • Henk Kamp, The Netherland’s Minister of Economic Affairs opens the EU PVSEC 2014

  • 1,500 presentations in 4,5 days

  • Delegates from around the world

  • Renewable Energy will surpass 400 GW by the end of this decade

Munich, 19 September 2014 – Henk Kamp, The Netherland’s Minister of Economic Affairs opens the 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) on Monday, 22 September 2014, 10:00. Opening addresses are followed by Ms Marie Donnelly, European Commission, Director in DG Energy, Directorate Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency, and Fokko Pentinga, President of Amtech Systems, Member of the select Top Team Energy, the Netherlands.

Read more: 19 September 2014 Press Release

Press Release 8 September 2014

EU PVSEC 2014: Photovoltaic Community takes up the Challenge

  • Renewables on par with electricity from gas

  • Solar technology as the chief power source to be

  • Geopolitical developments renew focus on change of energy system

Munich, 08 September 2014 – The 29th edition of the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) will open its doors from Monday, 22 to Friday, 26 September 2014 at RAI Convention and Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The five-day Conference is complemented by the three-day Exhibition, held from Tuesday, 23 to Thursday, 25 September 2014.

The EU PVSEC 2014 takes place in a time when renewable energies and photovoltaics in particular generate headlines on an almost daily rate.

Read more: 8 September 2014 Press Release

Press Release 2 June 2014

EU PVSEC 2014: Conference Programme Published

  • Comprehensive programme covers entire scope of innovations in Photovoltaic technologies, applications, markets and policies

  • Programme benefits from extensive experiences in PV system operations in Europe

  • EU PVSEC 2014 confirms its global relevance

Munich, 02 June 2014 – With 1,500 presentations from 71 countries, the 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) takes place in September in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The event once more sets the benchmark for this year’s global PV events. The comprehensive conference programme has now been published following extensive review, scoring and selection of the submitted abstracts by more than 200 renowned research and industry experts from the global PV sector.

Read more: 2 June 2014 Press Release

Press Release 11 April 2014

EU PVSEC 2014: Call for Papers Receives Great Response
•    More than 1,500 contributions apply for presentation in Amsterdam
•    Scientists, engineers and practitioners from Photovoltaic research institutions and industry will present future PV developments
•    Submissions from 73 countries
•    Global response: 50% of the contributions submitted by experts from other continents
•    Particular strong response: Topics on operations, performance and reliability of PV
•    Exhibition will show latest trends in PV technology & equipment

Munich, 11 April 2014 – The Call for Papers for the 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) generated more than 1,500 contributions (abstracts) from 73 countries applying for presentation at the EU PVSEC Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 22 to 26 September 2014.

Read more: 11 April 2014 Press Release

Press Release 08 April 2014

Teun Bokhoven, President of the Dutch Renewable Energy Federation, is Conference General Chairman of the 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

Munich, 08 April 2014 – The 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) taking place from 22 to 26 September 2014 at RAI Convention and Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, will be chaired by Teun Bokhoven.  The five-day Conference is complemented by the three-day Exhibition, held from 23 to 25 September 2014.

Read more: 08 April 2014 Press Release

Press Release 16 January 2014

EU PVSEC 2014 extends its Scope

Added focus on application and policy topics
Abstracts for conference contributions to be submitted until 28 February 2014

Munich, 16 January 2014 – While Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Energy is becoming a major electricity source on a global level, the 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) further extends its focus to application- and policy-oriented topics.
The EU PVSEC 2014 will take place from 22 to 26 September 2014 at RAI Convention and Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  The five-day Conference is complemented by the three-day Exhibition, held from 23 to 25 October 2014.

Read more: 16 January 2014 Press Release

Press Release 11 November 2013

2014: Amsterdam hosts the 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition from 22 to 26 September 2014

Munich, 11 November 2013 - The 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014) takes place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 22 to 26 September 2014 (Conference: 22 to 26 September 2014, Exhibition: 23 to 25 September 2014). This is the second time that Amsterdam is focal point for the global photovoltaic (PV) solar sector gathering experts from PV research and industry at the RAI Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Read more: 11 November 2013 Press Release