The SolarPACES conference is the main annual event that offers an opportunity for researchers, developers, political and financial stakeholders to join and learn about current progress in R&D and market and project developments worldwide in Concentrating Solar Power (CSP). It offers therefore a unique view on the current situation and future perspectives in this area. It’s 21st edition is the first time it is held in South Africa organized by SolarPACES and supported by many local and international stakeholders in this area. SolarPACES (Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems) is an international network of countries designating their experts in Concentrating Solar Power which is managed under the umbrella of the International Energy Agency (IEA).
The conference gathers typically around 700 particpants from more than 40 countries in the world, among them a high share of young and senior researchers in this field presenting their latest results, as well as representatives from the industrial sector (companies, utilities, project developers) as well as members from government agencies and ministries. They will contribute to a program of around 200 oral technical presentations, 150 posters and about 30 plenary lectures. Plese find all related information on SolarPACES2015.