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Chairpersons' Message

Prof. Ignacio Antón (IES-UPM) and
Oscar de la Rubia (ISFOC)

It is our honor to invite you to participate in the 14th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV-14) to be held in Puertollano, Spain. In the last decades, Concentrator Photovoltaic technology has demonstrated its ability to be a “short cut” to market for new achievements or breakthroughs in the development of high efficiency solar cells, and CPV holds the records for the highest efficiencies ever achieved by any solar technology at the cell, module, and system levels. Field experiences not only show outstanding high performances, but also that CPV technology is highly reliable and comparable to standard PV. ...

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Student Prizes at CPV-14

Prizes for "Best Student Talk" and "Best Student Poster Presentation" - each worth 150 EUR - were awarded at CPV-14, based on clarity of presentation, originality and significance of the results.

The award winners are:

Best Student Talk:
Juan Francisco Martinez Sanchez (Fraunhofer ISE)
"4-Terminal CPV Module Capable of Converting Global Normal Irradiance Into Electricity"

Best Student Poster Presentation:
Daria Freier
(Glasgow Caledonian University)
"Design Method for Nonimaging Solar Photovoltaic Concentrators Using Genetic Algorithms"


Download Area

All registered participants can now access the Download Area including the list of participants and all accepted abstracts.

Presentations and full papers (if cleared for publication) will be available soon.

Thank you for attending CPV-14!

CPV-14, the premier technical conference in the areas of high- and low-concentration PV components, modules, and tracker-based PV systems successfully took place from April 16-18 in Puertollano, Spain.

Thanks to all attendees, all authors and speakers for their high quality contributions. Also many thanks to the committees for their dedicated support with the reviewing process and to all our sponsors who helped to make this conference possible.

Full Paper Submission

Last chance to submit your full paper for the conference proceedings. The upload will be open for a few more days! The proceedings will once again be published open access with AIP.

The full paper can be submitted here >>

Paper Template >>

Copyright Transfer Form

An AIP copyright transfer form can be downloaded here. One copyright transfer form must be filled out for each manuscript and a signed version has to be submitted online.

Please check with your company/institute as soon as possible whether you are allowed to sign the licence agreement!

And make sure:

  •     Title needs to be exactly the same as in paper PDF
  •     All authors and co-authors have to be listed
  •     Order of authors: same order as in paper PDF
  •     Add the editors: Marc Steiner, Ignacio Anton, Myles Steiner
  •     Add the conference title: CPV-14

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Dates and Deadlines

Deadline of full paper upload: April 13, 2018
CPV-14: April 16-18, 2018


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