European Technology & Innovation Platform PhotoVoltaics

Press releases

May 8, 2017
Press release - Beyond levelised cost of electricity from Photovoltaics: a new report by ETIP PV identifies what makes Photovoltaics electricity truly competitive

When is it financially worthwhile investing in a Photovoltaic (PV) system? A new report, published by the European PV Technology and Innovation Platform (ETIP PV) compares the levelised cost of PV electricity (PV LCOE) with the cost of sourcing electricity from the grid for the same usage in different European countries and market segments.

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May 19, 2016
press release - ‘Repowering Europe’ conference – Day 1 – greater penetrations of PV through optimal use of the grid

The joint annual meeting of the European Technology and Innovation Platform (ETIP) on Photovoltaics and the ETIP on Smartgrids was hailed by Jeroen Schuppers, deputy Head of Unit for Advanced Energy Production in DG Research and Innovation of the European Commission as “very timely and relevant [...] The event brings together two groups. Collaboration and cooperation is the main objective of the Energy Union.”

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