The platform’s Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) includes an overview of all the R&D needs of the PV sector and the related recommendations for research topics in order to reach cost-reduction targets set for 2020 and 2030.
The EU PV TP was established in 2007 with the support of the Seventh European Framework Programme. Its consortium includes EPIA as the project leader, along with EUREC, JRC and WIP for the organization of the secretariat of the Platform. The secretariat provides supporting activities to a network of experts drawn from the research, academia and industry sectors, making the platform an independent and objective body. The 140 Members are organised in four working groups: policy & instruments, market & deployment, science technology & application and developing countries.
In addition, the “Mirror Group” reunites representatives of the Member States’ ministries. Its mission is to ensure exchange of information between the platform and Member States. Steering and executive committees ensure the coordination of the platform activities.
In the framework of the Solar Europe Industry Initiative (SEII), the platform contributes to the drafting of triennial implementation plans and is represented in the SEII team.
Find out more at www.eupvplatform.org