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Press releases

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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Aug. 31, 2015
Joint input to SET Plan governance discussion from four ETPs and EUREC - 31 August 2015

Since April 2015 EUREC has facilitated discussions on the governance of the SET Plan between today’s European Technology Platforms dealing directly in renewable energy supply technologies and in the architecture and requirements of Europe’s future energy system (EBTP, RHC-Platform, EU PV TP, ETP Smartgrids). Following a meeting between these ETPs and the European Commission on 8 June, these ETPs sent the ‘Main messages’ below to the EC for it to consider before finalisation of the Communication on an integrated SET Plan, scheduled for adoption in September.

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July 10, 2015
Press release - BIPV producers create enthusiasm for their products among architects, developers and real estate companies - 10 July 2015
Hosted by the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, the annual conference of the European Photovoltaic Technology Platform on Wednesday this week was fully dedicated to the growth opportunities for building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) in Europe. Architects, designers, real estate and photovoltaic industry representatives got together to compare their experience, technologies and visions.

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