Africa PVSEC is a new initiative partnering EU PVSEC and SNEC for promotion and exchange in the photovoltaic solar energy sector and brings together leading experts, researchers, public authorities, representatives of international organizations, donors, NGOs. It aims to improve Africa’s position on the global PV-map and focuses, amongst other, on the extension and development of solar PV in Africa, the increased potential for exploitation and use of solar photovoltaic and on the transfer of appropriate technologies to the African context.
The conference programme is supported and coordinated by the European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre.
APVIA, ECREEE, IPVEA, IRENA and the University of Johannesburg
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