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PV Tech Research

The PV Tech Research portfolio covers our market-leading activities across all aspects of solar PV manufacturing and technology, from polysilicon production, through ingots, wafers, cells and modules. The research findings and analysis feeds also into our upstream-specific series of conferences, featuring the CTOs and heads-of-R&D from the leading PV manufacturers and suppliers in the industry today.

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Solar & Storage Research

Solar and Storage research covers downstream solar in specific end-markets and the emerging energy storage sector. It draws on expertise from the Solar Media Market Research team and the editorial content produced for Solar Power Portal, Energy Storage News and other in-house events and publications.

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PV ModuleTech Conference

Understand fully the technical and logistical supply chains that determine the production and performance of solar modules, including all related factors impacting quality, reliability & bankability.

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PV CellTech Conference

Returning for a 4th year, this must-attend conference will discuss the hottest topics in cell processing and the most innovative approaches to increasing efficiency whilst driving down cost.

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Powering up The Bush: rural Australia is a proving ground for innovative solar-plus-battery tech

Powering up The Bush: rural Australia is a proving ground for innovative solar-plus-battery tech

Distributed renewables and energy storage are now the cheapest form of baseload power and if Western Australia's remote areas can benefit from that, we can all benefit, argues David Martin, founder of energy trading platform provider Power Ledger.
PVEL highlights industry trends and challenges in module manufacturing and technology

PVEL highlights industry trends and challenges in module manufacturing and technology

The third PV ModuleTech conference takes place in Penang, Malaysia on 22-23 October 2019. One of the key companies participating in the PV ModuleTech event this year is PV Evolution Labs (PVEL). PVEL provides extended reliability and performance tests to evaluate PV modules for the downstream market and produces the annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard.
PV ModuleTech 2019 to explain why only four module suppliers are AA Bankability Rated today

PV ModuleTech 2019 to explain why only four module suppliers are AA Bankability Rated today

PV ModuleTech 2019 takes place in Penang, Malaysia on 22-23 October 2019. During this event, I will be giving a 45 minute presentation on the new PV ModuleTech Bankability Ratings, focusing on benchmarking the 14 module suppliers that have rating grades of A or B, and explaining why the other several hundred module suppliers today globally are speculative buys for large-scale utility PV projects.