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25 November 2020

Interview de Nathanaelle Schneider, chercheuse en chimie | Talents CNRS

#TalentsCNRS Nathanaelle Schneider, Médaille de bronze @CNRS est chercheuse à @IPVF_institute (@CNRS/@ChimieParisTech/@Polytechnique). Spécialisée dans le #design elle développe de nouveaux matériaux pour le #photovoltaïque@INC_CNRS

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24 November 2020

Académie des Sciences, prize for the application of science to industry – Prix Ivan Peychès is awarded to Daniel Lincot, CNRS research director.

The prize is awarded to Daniel Lincot, CNRS Research Director.He has been conducting research on photovoltaic solar energy since 1978. He is at the origin of innovations in the field of thin film processes and materials. He has also made a decisive contribution to structuring the field at the research-industry interface with the creation of…

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23 November 2020

IPVF invité par Thomas Hugues à l’émission BSMART

L’IPVF remercie très chaleureusement BSMART et Thomas HUGUES qui ont invité Roch Drozdowski-Strehl, directeur général IPVF pour présenter la manière dont nos équipes articulent business & développements technologiques pour leurs clients 🚀

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19 November 2020

Lancement du club IPVF UNITE – communiqué de presse

L’IPVF lance le club IPVF UNITE pourrassembler les acteurs du photovoltaïque autour de projets d’innovation et construire la filière de demain À l’IPVF – Institut  Photovoltaïque d’Ile-de-France, nous sommes convaincus qu’allier science, réseau et collaboration est essentiel pour bâtir la nouvelle filière du photovoltaïque en Europe. C’est pourquoi nous avons créé IPVF UNITE. IPVF UNITE,…

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17 November 2020

9th NextPV Workshop online edition organised by IPVF & C2N – Nov 24-27 2020

The 9th NextPV Workshop will take place online, from Nov. 24th to 27th 2020 ! Japanese and French partners will present their latest results during this event, which will cover their subjects of interest: from material to photovoltaic devices, also including systems and characterization. To attend the event, get the detailed program or any other…

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3 November 2020

C2N, IPVF and LAAS publish a review of ultrathin solar cells in Nature Energy

Ever thinner solar cells Thickness reduction can be a key element in the quest for cheaper and more efficient solar cells. Making solar cells at least 10 times thinner than commercial ones would save material, reduce manufacturing costs, and enable new applications due to their greater flexibility. In a review on ultrathin solar cells published…

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Solar Manufacturing Accelerator B2B Matchmaking event – 12.11.20

12 November, 09:00-17:30 CET, Online SolarPower Europe and its strategic partners ETIP-PV, ESMC, IPVF and VDMA invite you to the Solar Manufacturing Accelerator, the first online B2B Matchmaking 100% dedicated to EU manufacturers. The Solar Manufacturing Accelerator  is a platform aimed at accelerating the deployment of solar PV manufacturing projects in Europe. After its successful launch…

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2 November 2020

Solar Industry Day

Click here to participate to the Solar Industry Day Information (2.11.20): The lockdown measures put in place oblige us to postpone this key event designed for the entire French solar PV value chain until 2021. If it is theoretically possible to organize this day in its entirety in a dematerialized format, we consider that a…

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22 October 2020

“Le solar-to-fuel, c’est l’avenir” : Professeur Michael Graetzel, architecte du solaire

Le professeur Michael Graetzel est le concepteur des cellules à colorants qui portent son nom, et un pionnier des cellules perovskite. Dans son laboratoire de l’École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, il travaille également au développement du solar-to-fuel. Ce grand chercheur nous livre son regard sur les principaux enjeux du solaire aujourd’hui. Pouvez-vous retracer votre recherche…

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19 October 2020

Research Challenges in PV Reliability (ETIP PV report)

Reliable solar PV power plants will deliver the expected performance throughout their entire service life. They will experience very limited component degradation, failures or system down-time. Improving reliability means derisking electricity production and return on investment of PV systems. Mitigation of risks supports the bankability of PV systems and serves as an enabler for accelerated…

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16 October 2020

Solar is singled out as one of the six key energy technologies by the European Commission

“Together with innovations in manufacturing, this should offer an opportunity for the EU to take a fresh look at the PV manufacturing industry and reverse the situation.The EU’s presence in the far upstream and far downstream parts of the value chain could well provide a basis for rebuilding the PV industry. This would require a…

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14 October 2020

IPVF x FIT FOR NET – ZERO: 55 Tech Quests to accelerate Europe’s recovery and pave the way to climate neutrality

Capgemini Invent was commissioned by Breakthrough Energy to deliver a study identifying technology investment avenues that could support Europe’s global leadership on climate change and clean tech innovation. IPVF gladly contributed to the Energy Report of the “Fit for net-zero: 55 Tech Quests to accelerate Europe’s recovery and pave the way to climate neutrality” initiative.…

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6 October 2020

IPVF at the 2020 Solarpower Summit

IPVF proudly participated to the first online #SolarPowerSummit, covering, on Day 2, the track entitled “Fostering Europe’s solar industrial ecosystem“. The SolarPower Summit arrives at a crucial time for the solar industry, aiming at taking stock of the COVID19 crisis impact and remedies to ensure a truly green recovery, in line with the European Green…

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Vehicle-integrated Photovoltaics (VIPV) as a key source for electricity in road transport (ETIP PV report)

The growing awareness of the global need for sustainable mobility empowers the application of new technological innovations to the road transport sector. This paper aims to give an overview of the global VIPV market, in particular, the current status and future potential of PV-powered vehicles. Additionally, it studies possible added value for users, communities and…

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Solar Skins – BIPV: An opportunity for greener cities (ETIP PV Report)

For the development of a thriving BIPV-sector it will be crucial to see the PV-module as a building component technology than rather than a pure PV-module, delivering electricity. In order to exploit the huge economic potential of BIPV and its required close link with local building markets, it will be necessary to (re)organize the value…

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3 October 2020

IPVF UNITE & Horizon Europe follow up

Solar Europe Now – the coalition currently gathers over 120 actors from the European solar value chain, based in 15 EU countries (22.06.20)

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1 October 2020

The IPVF Newsletter – September 2020

Keep up with the projects and the progress of research

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29 September 2020

Roch Drozdowski-Strehl, IPVF CEO, joins ETIP PV leadership team on 23 September 2020

The European Technology and Innovation Platform Photovoltaics (ETIP PV) is a continuation of the European PV Technology Platform (EU PVTP) and the Solar European Industry Initiative (SEII) in a single platform under the new SET Plan governance. The ETIP PV’s mission is in line with the Energy Union and the SET Plan priorities with focus…

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24 August 2020

IPVF’s PV technology vision for 2030

Current single‐junction crystalline silicon (c‐Si) solar cells are approaching their power conversion efficiency (PCE) limit. Tandem solar cells are expected to overcome such efficiency limit, with perovskite on c‐Si tandems being a promising candidate for commercialization over the next years. This work aims atdescribing the conditions that tandem cells and modules need to fulfill to…

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The IPVF Newsletter – July 2020
5 August 2020

The IPVF Newsletter – July 2020

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30 July 2020

Edmond Becquerel Symposium on December 7, 2020

Originally scheduled for March 24, 2020, the Symposium has been postponed to December 7, 2020, and will be held online. At the time of cancellation, nearly 300 people were registered. We ask them to re-register by December 7. Symposium Flyer: click here to open.Posters: click here to open. Who was Edmond Becquerel? Edmond Becquerel was…

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16 July 2020

Les cellules solaires ultrafines

“Les cellules solaires ultrafines” article de Stéphane Collin et Andrea Cattoni à lire dans le dernier numéro du magazine #Photoniques. Une revue de l’état de l’art des cellules solaires ultrafines, des stratégies pour marier #nanophotonique et #photovoltaïque, et des perspectives offertes par la démonstration récente de cellules solaires de près de 20 % d’efficacité et…

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10 July 2020

Next generation solar PV technologies in Europe: 10 shovel-ready projects presented to European policymakers at Solar Manufacturing Accelerator Conference

9 July 2020, Brussels – SolarPower Europe organised the first virtual conference of the ‘Solar Manufacturing Accelerator’. The initiative, launched in May by SolarPower Europe, and coordinated with strategic partners ESMC, ETIP-PV, IPVF, and VDMA, aims to accelerate the deployment of solar PV manufacturing projects in Europe to strengthen European leadership in renewable technologies and…

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29 June 2020

IPVF partenaire officiel du Sun Trip France 2020

Suite au report du Lyon-Canton à 2021, et parce que 2020 est une année beaucoup trop importante pour que le Sun Trip reste silencieux, nous sommes heureux d’annoncer la création d’une édition spéciale autour de la France. Maintenir le cap, être acteur du changement, renouer le contact avec l’autre, mettre en lumière “une France solaire…

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23 June 2020

2020 IPVF e-Science Day

Meet the IPVF researchers for the IPVF 2020 Science Day e-Poster Session

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2 June 2020

IPVF joins “Solar Manufacturing Accelerator” to promote solar manufacturing in Europe

SolarPower Europe’s “Solar Manufacturing Accelerator”, a platform aimed at accelerating the deployment of solar PV manufacturing projects in Europe, is gaining momentum as the French Research Institute IPVF joins the initiative. IPVF has strongly advocated to re-initiate a European industrial strategy for solar: on 7th May 2020, IPVF spearheaded a coalition of more than 110 actors…

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Renewed ETIP PV Steering Committee: eight new Steering Committee Members welcomed
19 May 2020

Renewed ETIP PV Steering Committee: eight new Steering Committee Members welcomed

Renewed ETIP PV Steering Committee strives to represent European diversity and inclusion of all PV sector stakeholders: eight new Steering Committee Members welcomed The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics (ETIP PV) Steering Committee met for the time in a virtual Steering Committee Meeting on 5 May 2020. One focus of the meeting was the discussion…

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The IPVF Newsletter – April 2020
9 May 2020

The IPVF Newsletter – April 2020

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7 May 2020

IPVF et le CEA à l’INES joignent leurs forces pour développer une cellule photovoltaïque à haut rendement industrialisable

Le 2 mai 2020, IPVF et le CEA à l’INES, ont lancé un programme commun dans le domaine du photovoltaïque. L’objectif de cette collaboration, « Tandem Made in France », est d’accélérer le développement de cellules associant les matériaux pérovskites à la technologie d’hétérojonction de silicium afin de créer un dispositif tandem à haut rendement, transférable à…

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Communiqué de Presse – La chaîne de valeur photovoltaïque européenne s’inquiète de l’absence de signaux positifs pour l’industrie dans le Green Deal
5 May 2020

Communiqué de Presse – La chaîne de valeur photovoltaïque européenne s’inquiète de l’absence de signaux positifs pour l’industrie dans le Green Deal

Bruxelles, le 5 mai 2020 – La coalition “Solar Europe Now”, lancée officiellement aujourd’hui, appelle à la reconnaissance de l’énergie solaire comme facteur essentiel à la réalisation des ambitions du Green Deal européen. Cette coalition, qui rassemble plus de 90 acteurs de la chaîne de valeur photovoltaïque européenne, craint que le manque actuel d’impulsion financière…

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