SOLAR-ERA.NET is a FP7 funded European network of national and regional funding organisations and RTD and innovation programmes in the field of solar electricity generation, i.e. photovoltaics (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) / solar thermal electricity (STE).

Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (CIEMAT) - Spain

The CIEMAT is a public research body assigned to the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness under the Secretariat of State for Research, Development and Innovation, focusing on energy and environment and the technologies related to them.

Swedish Energy Agency - Sweden

The Swedish Energy Agency works for the use of renewable energy, improved technologies, a smarter end-use of energy, and mitigation of climate change.

Technology Strategy Board - UK

Their aim is to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation.

Conferences and Exhibitions

EU PVSEC - tour Europe

European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition.

Photovoltaic Science Application and Technology PVSAT - UK

Photovoltaic Science Application and Technology (PVSAT) Conference and Exhibition.

glasstec - Germany

Bi-annual international trade fair for glass production, processing and products.

Intersolar Europe - Germany

The world’s largest exhibition for the solar industry and its partners.

Glass Performance Days - Finland

The bi.annual Glass Performance Days (GPD) in Finland is a forum dedicated to the development of the global glass industry through education. 

Glafo, Stefan Karlsson, LIMES, PG Vejdes väg 15, SE-351 96 Växjö, Sweden, Phone +46 10 516 63 57, E-mail