37th EU PVSEC, 07 - 11 September 2020

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Interviews 2016

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Paolo Frankl
Head of Renewable Energy Division, International Energy Agency, France


Claude Turmes
Member of the European Parliament; ITRE Committee and EUFORES President, Luxembourg 

Opening & Closing Press Release 2016

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  • Press Release, 30 June 2016:
    The 21st century to be the solar photovoltaic century
    IRENA expects PV capacity between 1,760 and 2,500 GW by 2030 // EU PVSEC 2016 with 334 oral and 719 visual presentations again the largest top-level scientific conference in PV // Participants from 73 countries

  • Press Release, 20 June 2016:
    Conference General Chairman Professor Marko Topič opened the EU PVSEC 2016 Conference on Monday,  20 June 2016 in Munich, Germany
    More than 1000 scientific presentations from 90 countries // Solar PV has become a key energy technology, with 100 GW installed in Europe // Technology and market innovations for PV after Paris COP 21

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Prizes & Awards 2016

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Prizes & Awards

Congratulations to
all the Winners!


Congratulations to the Becquerel Prize Winner 2016: Prof. Christophe Ballif!

Prof. Christophe Ballif, Director EPFL "Photovoltaics and Thin Film Electronics Laboratory” and “CSEM PV- Center”, Neuchatel, Switzerland is the Becquerel Prize winner 2016.

Student Awards 2016

To encourage high-quality work among young researchers, the EU PVSEC Student Awards are delivered in recognition of the most remarkable and outstanding research work in the field of PV on the occasion of the EU PVSEC 2016. Congratulations!

Awards for the best Visual Presentations 2016

As one of the highlights of the Closing Session the most outstanding Visual Presentations of each Conference Subject have been awarded. A jury of experts judged the quality of the contents reported and the quality of the presentation.

Voices from Participants

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Green Match
Holland Solar
Neue Energie - New Energy
PV ally
pv Europe
Quotidiano Energia

Facts & Figures 2016

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20 - 24 June 2016
ICM - International
Congress Centre
Munich, Gemany


EU PVSEC 2016 in numbers:

  • 1742 Participants from EUPVSEC2016 PostEvent isglobal web
  • 73 Countries around the world, thereof
  • 26 EU Countries represented, equivalent to 58% of all EU PVSEC participants
  • 1053 Key note, Plenary, Oral and Visual presentations
  • 70 further presentations at
  • 6 Parallel Events
  • 5851 Authors and Co-authors from
  • 90 countries involved in the preparation of abstracts for presentation


 Welcome to the EU PVSEC - The Innovation Platform for the Global PV Solar Sector

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.

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

 Supporting Organisations

  • 3 1 ESA
  • 3 2 EREF
  • 3 3 EUFORES
  • 3 4 REN21
  • 3 5 IEA PVPS
  • 3 6 EUPVTP
  • 3 7 EUREC
  • 3 8 ARE


Supporting Associations

  • 4 1 AIE
  • 4 2 CABA
  • 4 5 AREA


Cooperating Events

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