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TRIUMPH – the first European consortium on triple junction perovskite/perovskite/silicon cells

This week took place the first General Assembly of the EU-funded TRIUMPH project in IMEC, Leuven. Really glad to kick-off this great project with the best in-class RTOs, Universities and Industries. TRIUMPH (‘Triple junction solar modules based on perovskites and silicon for high performance, low-cost and small environmental footprint’) is a 3.5 years project funded by the European Commission aiming at paving the way for a future PV cell technology, based on an advanced triple

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European Solar Photovoltaic Industry Alliance website launch

European Solar Photovoltaic Industry Alliance website launch 🚀 The European Solar Photovoltaic Industry Alliance aims to build resilience and strategic autonomy for Europe’s solar photovoltaic (PV) value chain. It will identify barriers, opportunities and investment possibilities in the solar PV value chain while also addressing circularity and sustainability and the impact on skills. Who can become a member? The European Solar PV Industry Alliance brings together public and private entities with relevant activities in the

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France PV Industrie: an ambitious photovoltaic industrial project to accelerate the ecological transition in France.

The Alsatian manufacturer Voltec Solar and the Institut Photovoltaïque d’Île-de-France (IPVF), key players in the French solar industry, have joined forces to create a new photovoltaic industry. The “France PV Industrie” project aims to build a gigafactory for solar panels based on a new technology, with a dual objective: to produce more efficient solar panels locally and to create a sustainable industry, based on a fast-growing market and a breakthrough technology. Within the framework of

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JEAN-FRANÇOIS GUILLEMOLES, LAURÉAT DU PRIX IVAN PEYCHÈS 2022 DE L’ACADÉMIE DES SCIENCES

Jean-François Guillemoles est lauréat du Prix Ivan Peychès (3 000 €) dans la catégorie « Prix des applications des sciences à l’industrie » décerné par L’Académie des sciences pour ses travaux sur le développement de la conversion photovoltaïque en 2022. Portrait. Depuis sa thèse, soutenue en 1994 à l’ENSCP, sur la fabrication de cellules solaires en couches minces par un procédé de galvanoplastie, et son recrutement au CNRS peu après, ses recherches ont été orientées vers la compréhension

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Webinaire IPVF UNITE – Energie Solaire & Biomimétisme

Le vivant regorge de mécanismes dont les scientifiques et les ingénieurs peuvent s’inspirer pour améliorer la production d’énergie, ou la réinventer. Un enjeu contemporain majeur pour faire face au changement climatique ! La présentation s’articulera autour des trois thèmes suivants : Capter la lumière, témoignage de Hervé DANIEL, secrétaire général de la société groupe OKWind, développeur de trackers photovoltaïques intelligents.   Convertir la lumière en énergie, comment la nature inspire les scientifiques, Anne-Laure JOUDRIER, Maître de

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IPVF International Scientific Advisory Committee – ISAC2022

To our International Scientific Advisory Committee Members #ISAC : thank you for your visit and invaluable 2-day exchanges to help us to push #IPVF performance even further ! 🚀 🙏🙏🙏 Prof. Armin ABERLE, Prof. Dr. Andreas Bett, Prof. Anders Hagfeldt , Prof. Sarah Kurtz, Prof. Dr. Jef Poortmans Pere Roca imec ; Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ; Uppsala University ; National University of Singapore ; University of California, Merced ; EDF Renouvelables Roch Drozdowski-Strehl ; Isabelle Bouessay ;

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Meet IPVF at the 8th edition of the World Conference on Photovoltaic Power Conversion in Milan from September 26 to 30.

Meet IPVF at the 8th edition of the World Conference on Photovoltaic Power Conversion in Milan from September 26 to 30 on stand n° B2 with CEA-LITEN and INES. Our experts will chair 4 sessions, make 9 oral presentations and present 19 posters WCPEC-8 is the event where the leading experts from the different PV sectors meet and combines the three most important international solar PV conferences: EU PVSEC : The European Solar PV Conference

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Énergie solaire : faire entrer la France dans une nouvelle ère énergétique

Réalisé en partenariat avec le Syndicat des Energies Renouvelables et Enerplan Appui technique : EY Pourquoi développer massivement l’énergie solaire en France ? Le think-tank France Territoire Solaire publie une étude avec l’appui du cabinet EY afin d’apporter des réponses chiffrées et argumentées à cette question, dans la perspective des débats à venir sur la planification de la trajectoire énergétique française. Compétitive, plébiscitée par les Français et rapidement déployable, l’électricité solaire photovoltaïque peut répondre aux

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IEA Special Report – Solar PV Global Supply Chains – July 2022

Pour la première fois dans son histoire, l’AIE publie un rapport dédié à la filière d’approvisionnement du solaire photovoltaïque. Intitulé “Solar PV Global Supply Chains”, il fait écho à la table ronde du Syndicat des énergies renouvelables (SER) d’hier, dédiée au Manufacturing qui associait Institut Photovoltaïque d’Ile-de-France (IPVF), Soren, INES – Institut National de l’Energie Solaire et kiloWattsol. Les cinq grands messages du rapport : 🇨🇳 La Chine domine actuellement les chaînes d’approvisionnement mondiales du

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IPVF Scientific Day

The 𝐈𝐏𝐕𝐅 𝐒𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐜 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 took place on June 30, with two lively sessions gathering 150+ participants : 𝟏. The morning 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐲 𝐒𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧, dedicated to the 2023 & 24 IPVF Agenda,𝟐. The afternoon 𝐒𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐜 𝐒𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧, devoted to technical discussions around posters put forth by the IPVF researchcommunity. 𝟏. 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐲 𝐒𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧  After a welcome address by Giancarlo Faini (C2N – Centre de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies director), the session was launched by Roch Drozdowski-Strehl (IPVF CEO and ETIP PV Vice-Chairman), positioning the actions of

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Publication of the European Commission’s Solar Strategy as part of the RePowerEU package

The Commission’s four-part strategy to develop solar energy in the EU 1. solar roofs ; 2. Licensing of solar energy projects; 3. Training of skilled labour; 4. the solar energy industry. On this last part, it reads : EU Solar PV Industry Alliance Securing a diversification of supplies through more diverse imports and scaled up solar PV manufacturing in the EU of innovative and sustainable solar PVs would contribute to mitigate supply risks for the

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A great success! ETIP PV Conference recording available!

𝐒𝐡𝐚𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐄𝐮𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐞’𝐬 𝐄𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐲 𝐅𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐏𝐡𝐨𝐭𝐨𝐯𝐨𝐥𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐜𝐬: 𝐒𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐞𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐲𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 The 2022 #ETIPPV annual conference was a great success. The online event covered four sessions, discussing the challenges of the transition to climate neutrality and a sustainable future with Photovoltaics. These two topics will become the overarching objective of major EU policies and actions. You can rewatch all sessions for free on the ETIP PV conference website and find more detailed information in the official press release.

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The Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) developed by ETIP PV is out !

ETIP PV has developed a Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) which focuses on solar PV technology as a prominent aspect of the EU’s commitments to its clean energy targets and global sustainability goals. PV technology has already proven to be economically and environmentally competitive but must first overcome certain obstacles in the processes of innovation and manufacturing, integration, and circularity. The SRIA analyses five interlocking challenges of PV research and innovation, topics broadly encompassed

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Collège de France – “Solar energy and society” conference on 21 April 2022

We would like to inform you about the “Solar energy and society” conference on 21 April, organised at the Collège de France by Daniel Lincot, former Scientific Director of the IPVF. Access conference page With the advent of an industrial society based on abundant energy from fossil resources, the relationship between society and solar energy has changed profoundly. From being an indispensable, unavoidable resource, via wind and water power or biomass from photosynthesis, it has

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Roch Drozdowski-Strehl, Chief Executive Officer of IPVF, laureate of the #Choiseul100 2022 ranking

The Choiseul Institute is unveiling the 2022 edition of its #Choiseul100, a national ranking that identifies the 200 most promising business leaders under the age of 40 of their generation. Roch Drozdowski-Strehl, CEO of IPVF, said, “I am deeply honoured to be part of the Choiseul 2022 ranking, which for the past 10 years has highlighted profiles from all backgrounds that make up the strength of the 🇫🇷 economy. This recognition goes to all our

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