Photovoltaic Power Systems (PVPS TCP)

The PVPS TCP aims to promote the role of energy from solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies as a cornerstone in the transition to sustainable energy systems. It conducts a variety of collaborative projects relevant to solar PV technologies and systems, including cost reduction, analysis of barriers and raising awareness of the potential of PV electricity. 

Very large-scale (500 MW) photovoltaic installation (Germud, Qinghai, China).*


  • Strategic analysis and outreach
  • PV services for regional development
  • Environmental health and safety activities
  • Performance and reliability of PV systems
  • High penetration PV in electricity grids
  • Enabling framework for the acceleration of building-integrated PV


Contracting Parties: 28

Sponsors: 4


* Photo courtesy of Keiichi Komoto, Mizuho Information & Research Institute

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