The European photovoltaic technology platform

Stefan Nowak, Hubert Aulich, Jean-Louis Bal, Bernhard Dimmler, Alain Garnier, Gert Jongerden, Joachim Luther, Antonio Luque, Anton Milner, David Nelson, Istvan Pataki, Nicola Pearsall, Emiliano Perezagua, Stanislaw Pietruszko, Jaromir Rehak, Evelyne Schellekens, A. Shanker, Giovanni Silvestrini, Wim Sinke, Hans Willemsen

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The European Photovoltaic Technology Platform is one of the European Technology Platforms, a new instrument proposed by the European Commission. European Technology Platforms (ETPs) are a mechanism to bring together all interested stakeholders to develop a long-term vision to address a specific challenge, create a coherent, dynamic strategy to achieve that vision and steer the implementation of an action plan to deliver agreed programmes of activities and optimise the benefits for all parties. The European Photovoltaic Technology Platform has recently been established to define, support and accompany the implementation of a coherent and comprehensive strategic plan for photovoltaics. The platform will mobilise all stakeholders sharing a long-term European vision for PV, helping to ensure that Europe maintains and improves its industrial position. The platform will realise a European Strategic Research Agenda for PV for the next decade(s). Guided by a Steering Committee of 20 high level decision-makers representing all relevant European PV Stakeholders, the European PV Technology Platform comprises 4 Working Groups dealing with the subjects policy and instruments; market deployment; science, technology and applications as well as developing countries and is supported by a secretariat.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPhotovoltaic Energy Conversion, Conference Record of the 2006 IEEE 4th World Conference on
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
ISBN (Print)1-4244-0017-1
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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