36th EU PVSEC, 09 - 13 September 2019
Marseille Chanot Convention and Exhibition Centre, Marseille, France

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Under the High Patronage of
Mr Emmanuel MACRON
President of the French Republic

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EU PVSEC 2019 opened its doors!

The EU PVSEC has opened today in sunny Marseille, France and is chaired by Florence Lambert, Director of CEA Liten (the Laboratory for Innovation in new Energy Technologies and Nanomaterials). The programme covers fields of interest to all stakeholders, ranging from concepts, materials and cells, to applications, systems, policies and markets.




Full Programme & Outline

The Programme for EU PVSEC 2019 offers a carefully crafted programme of almost 900 top-level international presentations giving participants in-depth insights into the latest research in the PV solar energy sector.


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See List of Exhibitors and get your free ticket

The Exhibition takes place from Monday to Thursday, 09 September to 12 September 2019. You will meet your target group right there: the global PV community, from science and PV industry will gather at the EU PVSEC. Technologies, innovations and new concepts in the upstream PV sector are the main characteristics.

Parallel Events

Programmes available

The EU PVSEC 2019 Parallel Events offer a deep insight into specific topics along the most recent PV technology, PV application and market trends and address to global decision makers from industry, research, finance and politics. The Parallel Events are open to all registered conference participants.


2019 Outline Parallel Events


Technical Tours

Exclusive guided technical tours on Friday afternoon

You have the choice between PV module recycling, by PV Cycle and Veolia and Floating PV and agrivoltaics, by Akuo and Sun’R. Both are within the surroundings of Marseille; bus shuttles will be provided for convenient travel to the sites. These tours are meant to combine the theoretical content of our conference programme with PV applications in the field to demonstrate scientific advancements and real-life challenges that remain to be solved.

Enlarge your network – be part of the world PV community!

EU PVSEC offer a wide range of excellent networking events. The goal is to spark connections that can be the start of long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships.

Monday Welcome Reception: Celebrate the role of the EU PVSEC as a major networking platform for the global PV Community.
Tuesday Networking Reception & Pétanque Tornament: Chance to win a 2020 Full EUPVSEC Conference ticket!
Wednesday EU PVSEC Dinner: Enjoy an excellent dinner and fine drinks together with PV experts from all over the world.
Monday - Thursday Networking Lunch: Save your precious time and avoid queueing up in lunch periods. Enjoy your lunch with business partners in an exclusive ambiance.

Who will be exhibiting at the EU PVSEC 2019

From Monday to Thursday, 09 September to 12 September 2019, you will meet your target group right there: the global PV community, from science and PV industry will gather at the EU PVSEC. Technologies, innovations and new concepts in the upstream PV sector are the main characteristics.


  • Abet Technologies
  • Atotech Deutschland GmbH
  • Be-Smart, EU project consortium
  • Bentham Instruments Ltd.
  • Capenergies
  • CEA - INES
  • CEA Liten
  • CNRS
  • CSEM
  • ECM Greentech
  • Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.
  • ETA - Florence Renewable Energies
  • European Commission JRC
  • exateq GmbH
  • FME (Dutch PV Sector)
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
  • French Pavilion
  • G2V Optics
  • GenSun
  • GGEIC – Global Green Energy Industry Council
  • GIORDANO Industries
  • h.a.l.m. elektronik
  • H2020 Projects for the Future of PV in EU
  • IBS Ion Beam Services
  • IEA PVPS (International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme)
  • InnoLas Solutions GmbH
  • IPVF
  • Ivy Battery Tech
  • Jonas & Redmann Photovoltaics Production Solutions GmbH
  • Newport Spectra-Physics GmbH
  • Photowatt
  • Pôle de compétitivité DERBI
  • pv magazine
  • RENA Technologies
  • SEMILAB Co. Ltd.
  • Sinton Instruments
  • Solar Swiss Connect
  • SOLARC Innovative Solarprodukte GmbH
  • Solargis s.r.o.
  • Tempress Systems
  • Tenerrdis
  • University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • WCRE - World Council for Renewable Energy
  • Wiley
  • WIP Renewable Energies
  • Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg   (ZSW)

Florence Lambert is Conference General Chair of the EU PVSEC 2019

F.Lambert credit F.Pattou webFlorence Lambert is appointed as the EU PVSEC 2019 Conference General Chairman following the nomination and voting process by the EU PVSEC International Scientific Advisory Committee. Florence Lambert is Director of CEA Liten, (the Laboratory for Innovation in new Energy Technologies and Nanomaterials) covering a large field of developments as solar photovoltaic, solar concentrator, energy storage, energy grids, digital technology for energy systems, located at CEA Grenoble and INES, France’s solar energy research institute.

Florence Lambert joined CEA in February 2000 and has held various managerial positions related to energy storage systems / renewable energies. From 2006, she joined CEA-INES and initiated the first stationary storage research platform in Europe. From 2009, she developed the CEA-LITEN's transport division, focusing on the development / integration of two key components: lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells and played a key role in various vehicle developments related to French policy on low carbon emissions.

In 2013, she became the Director of Liten and she was also in charge of national industrial energy storage plans, under the responsibility of the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Ecology.

Recently, she was identified in the first list of 20 women of influence of Renewable Energy in France according to the GreenUnivers media.
In June 2018, Florence Lambert was appointed President of the Industry, Jobs and Innovation Committee at the SER Board of Directors.

"I am honoured to chair this year’s European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition to be held on September 9 to 13, 2019 in Marseille, France. This 36th edition of what has become a truly world-class event will be rich with opportunities to discover the latest research results and data, and gain insights into the most promising advances in PV technologies—all in one of France’s sunniest climates."

Save the date for the EU PVSEC 2019

The 36th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition takes place from 09 - 13 September 2019 at Marseille Chanot Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Marseille, France

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Coordination of the Technical Programme

1 0 EC JRC


Institutional PV Industry Cooperation

2 1 SolarPowerEurope     2 2 SOLARUNITED

Institutional Support

1 1 EC


1 3 WCRE

 National Partners

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 Supporting Organisations

  • 3 1 ESA
  • 3 2 EREF
  • 3 3 EUFORES
  • 3 4 REN21
  • 3 5 IEA PVPS
  • 3 6 EUPVTP
  • 3 7 0 TKI
  • 3 7 EUREC
  • 3 8 ARE
  • 3 9 Region Sud


Supporting Associations

  • 4 1 AIE
  • 4 2 CABA
  • 4 3 EPIC
  • 4 4 SASIA
  • 4 5 AREA
  • 4 6 GENSED
  • 4 7 MPIA


Cooperating Events

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