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Chairpersons' Message

Prof. Ignacio Antón (IES-UPM) and
Oscar de la Rubia (ISFOC)

It is our honor to invite you to participate in the 14th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV-14) to be held in Puertollano, Spain. In the last decades, Concentrator Photovoltaic technology has demonstrated its ability to be a “short cut” to market for new achievements or breakthroughs in the development of high efficiency solar cells, and CPV holds the records for the highest efficiencies ever achieved by any solar technology at the cell, module, and system levels. Field experiences not only show outstanding high performances, but also that CPV technology is highly reliable and comparable to standard PV. ...

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CPV-15 in Fes, Morocco

CPV-15 will take place from March 25-27, 2019 in Fes, Morocco and will be hosted by the Université sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah.

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Download Area

All registered participants can now access the Download Area including:

- list of participants
- all accepted abstracts
- presentations (if cleared for publication)
- full papers (if cleared for publication)

Thank you for attending CPV-14!

CPV-14, the premier technical conference in the areas of high- and low-concentration PV components, modules, and tracker-based PV systems successfully took place from April 16-18 in Puertollano, Spain.

Thanks to all attendees, all authors and speakers for their high quality contributions. Also many thanks to the committees for their dedicated support with the reviewing process and to all our sponsors who helped to make this conference possible.

Student Prizes at CPV-14

Prizes for "Best Student Talk" and "Best Student Poster Presentation" - each worth 150 EUR - were awarded at CPV-14, based on clarity of presentation, originality and significance of the results.

The award winners are:

Best Student Talk:
Juan Francisco Martinez Sanchez (Fraunhofer ISE)
"4-Terminal CPV Module Capable of Converting Global Normal Irradiance Into Electricity"

Best Student Poster Presentation:
Daria Freier
(Glasgow Caledonian University)
"Design Method for Nonimaging Solar Photovoltaic Concentrators Using Genetic Algorithms"


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Dates and Deadlines

Deadline of full paper upload: April 13, 2018
CPV-14: April 16-18, 2018


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