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Reference publications

Reaction of ETIP PV to EC’s ‘Clean Planet for All’ Communication on possible scenarios for 99% decarbonisation (or not) by 2050


All in all, ETIP PV is highly supportive of the EU’s interest in following a pathway that leads to a max-1.5°C warmer world and encourages it to put in place the policies that will achieve this as cost-effectively as possible. This means acting soon. Zero net-carbon emissions are required by 2050. They will be achieved with a fully decarbonised and expanded power sector that provides services in heating and cooling, transport and possibly chemical feedstocks. The deployment of carbon-negative technologies including in the years leading up to that date may also be needed. Electricity will be needed for this, too.


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PV Implementation Plan


The 'Initiative for Global Leadership in Photovoltaics' Implementation Plan was endorsed by the SET-Plan Steering Group in November 2017.

The Implementation plan contains concrete R&I activities, and proposes relevant funding opportunities for their realization, which are considered essential for achieving the targets of the SET-Plan Declaration on Strategic Targets in the context of an Initiative for Global Leadership in Photovoltaics.


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A Strategic Research Agenda for Photovoltaic Solar Energy Technology - 2nd Edition


The Strategic Research Agenda Edition 2 was launched at the 26th European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition in Hamburg on 5 September 2011. For more information, please contact Greg Arrowsmith (arrowsmith@eurec.be ).


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