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For more information on the IEA PVPS Programme, contact the Executive Secretary:
Mrs. Mary Josaine BRUNISHOLZ
CH 1717 - St. Ursen
Tel. +41 26 494 00 30
Fax +41 26 494 00 34
IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme
- 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.
- The 29 PVPS members are: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, EPIA, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, International Copper Association, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, SEIA, SEPA, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United States.
- Mission Statement (from 2012)
"To enhance the international collaborative efforts which facilitate the role of photovoltaic solar energy as a cornerstone in the transition to sustainable energy systems".
- How to participate?
The IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (PVPS) conducts joint projects in the application of photovoltaic conversion of solar energy into electricity. Currently seven research projects, so-called Tasks, are established within the IEA PVPS Programme.
Task 1: Strategic PV Analysis & Outreach
Task 8: Very large scale photovoltaic power generation systems in remote areas
Task 9: Deploying PV Services for regional development
Task 12: PV environmental health and safety
Task 13: Performance and Reliability of Photovoltaic Systems
Task 14: High Penetration of PV Systems in Electricity Grids
Task 15: Enabling Framework for the Development of BIPV