International Conference on Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems
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7. International Conference on Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems

The Scientific Program Committee of CPV-7 was happy to invite you to participate in this important event on Concentrating Photovoltaics. The conference has continued the tradition of previous conferences related to CPV technology and had a clear focus on scientific and technological advances in the field of Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems and their application. It has covered in depth technical discussions on the science, engineering, performance and economics of CPV. The conference topics ranged from exploratory research through applied science, engineering, technology development, and application.

With some 500 attendees from 26 countries, CPV-7 again had an incredible 25% increase in participation!
  • Scientists and engineers doing cutting edge CPV R&D
  • R&D at companies, national labs, & universities
  • Companies from all parts of the supply chain, providing opportunity to identify new partnership

CPV-8 will take place in spring 2012 in Spain.  Please see

CPV-7 conference proceedings
The proceedings of CPV-7 are now available on the AIP website. AIP will send a proceedings CD to all participants of CPV-7.

Download Area
At the CPV-7 Download Area, all registered participants have the opportunity to download all accepted abstract as well as the official list of participants. Until end of April, presentations held at the conference as well as the scientific papers will be available here, too.

Conference Program 
Based on the excellent contributions, 55 oral and more than 90 poster presentations have been held, giving a comprehensive summary of the status of every aspect of CPV.

Paper Upload
The paper upload is still available online, but will be closed very soon as the paper review will have to start. Submit your paper to the conference, and don't forget to send the copyright agreement as soon as possible! 

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