Conference: AfricaPVSEC (Africa Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition)

27. - 29. March 2014
Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC)
Durban, ZA

AfricaPVSEC is a new initiative of the EU PVSEC and the SNEC to support solar energy and the photovoltaic-sectors in africa.

Content Description

Conference topics

Topic 1: PV Technologies, Cells, Modules, Systems

Materials studies for solar cells and modules, solar cell improvements and characterisation (all types of solar cells), PV modules, BOS components

Topic 2 : Implementation (Technical) and Standardisation

PV system reliability and availability, stand-alone systems, mini-grids, grid integration of PV systems, standardization as tool for trade, innovation and cost reduction

Topic 3 : Enabling Environment (Economical)

PV business opportunities; Cost of PV systems in Africa, business models for mini-grids, PV in electricity markets, Financing PV in Africa, PV globalization, enabling regulatory frameworks; policy developments.

Target Audience

Exhibitors companies and organizations involved in the different sectors of the solar photovoltaic and renewable energy sector:

  • Photovoltaic solar systems
  • Thermal solar systems
  • Manufacturing and distribution of energy/Energy saving
  • Research and development
  • Services and organizations
  • NGOs working in the sector
  • Investors
  • Visitors representatives of local authorities and the local communities
  • Specialists in renewable energy installers
  • Operators of private and public facilities
  • Architects, consultancy firms, contractors and the specialists ofthe industry sector
  • Manufacturers of equipments
  • Unions and professional associations
  • Potential investors
  • NGOs
  • Universities and specialized technical training institutes

Contact Address

Tel. (IT): +39 (055) 500 21 74 ext. 204
Tel. (GER): +49 (0) 89 720 12 735
Tel. (CN): +86 (21) 64 27 69 91


Europa + USA

Tel.: +49 (0) 89 720 12 735


Tel.: +86 (21) 64 27 69 91