European Technology & Innovation Platform PhotoVoltaics


Nov. 17, 2017
In memoriam Emiliano Perezagua (1956 - 2017)

Emiliano was born in Sonseca, a small town in the province of Toledo -something he was always very proud of- in December 1956, so he reached the age of 60 years. After gaining some experience in solar thermal energy, he moved with his family to Málaga to join Isofotón in 1987. There he took charge of technology and manufacturing development in photovoltaic solar energy (PV). This was a challenge of extraordinary magnitude, as at the time there were no more than ten PV cell manufacturers in the world. Emiliano thus was a true pioneer.

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Sept. 18, 2017
Press release - Innovation in Solar Building Skins & Energy Efficiency towards Sustainable Cities, Brussels - 18 September 2017

The BIPV-workshop organized in Brussels on September 7, 2017 is the first of a series of European workshops and conferences in the field of Energy Efficiency in buildings and cities with a focus on Innovation in Solar Building Skins, also known as building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV). This European Technology & Innovation Platform (ETIP) BIPV initiative is as well related to areas such as smart grid, storage of renewable energies in buildings/cities, e-mobility and Internet of Things (IoT).

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July 27, 2017
Press release - The 1st Solar Mobility Forum and the 2nd Solar Industry Forum take place during next 35th EU PVSEC in Brussels - 27 July 2018

The 1 st Solar Mobility Forum and the 2 nd Solar Industry Forum will take place on 25 – 26 September 2018 during the 35 th EU PVSEC in Brussels, Belgium at the SQUARE – Brussels Meeting Centre. “Research Meets Business” is the guiding principle for these two events which will gather the most acknowledged experts in the PV sector and influential executives of the PV manufacturing sector. International speakers, panellists, and attendees from all over the world will meet and discuss the future of PV and new applications.

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