A woman who has inspired many for more than 40 years, Monica is strongly influencing the energy transition as a maverick researcher and a tireless advocate.Read More
In this short article, I present the highlights from three different reports about gender equity and representation in renewable energy sectors.Read More
By complete coincidence, I watched a travel documentary by Turkish journalist Coşkun Aral. It was called “The Utopia of Clean Energy: Freiburg”. I was hooked!Read More
In the solar energy sector, AI is now being used to help push solar PV toward grid parity in markets throughout the world through two complementary approaches.Read More
Fraunhofer ISE’s report encompasses a great variety of solar engineering subjects which are all very important to the energy transition towards renewables.Read More
Have you ever wondered where do solar panels go at the end of their useful life? To landfills, if it were not for pioneers like We Recycle Solar.Read More
Ethical norms are so ubiquitous that one might be tempted to regard them as simple common sense; however, there are guidelines for responsible research.Read More
Identifying failures and defects is the first step to keep a PV system in high-performance condition as a part of an Operation and Maintenance strategy.Read More
PV module manufacturers compete to increase the power generated per PV module under STC conditions; this is not only to meet the demand.Read More
This interview is, however, a bit more personal. Philipp tells how he started to work in this industry; from its challenges and to rewarding experiences.Read More
During a time when online training becomes more popular, here are five misconceptions you might have about online education and how to address them.Read More
Interactive, real-time seminar on solar energy and other renewables courses at the German universities. The seminar is aimed at Chinese students.Read More
Spring has come, so has the opportunity to reunite with our fellow students, lecturers, and tutors. This week is packed with lectures, workshops and networking.Read More
Finally, it is time for students, alumni, and Lecturers to get together again! A week full of presentations, lab visits, conferences, workshops and more.Read More
The event is offered to the students of the Online Master in Solar Energy Engineering during the Campus Phase in Freiburg.Read More
Our Graduation Ceremony took place in a wonderful atmosphere. Accomplishment, pride, comradeship, and joy were in the air.Read More
We are hosting our first Online Campus Phase due to the pandemic. Talks, conferences and time management workshops are just some of the activities.Read More
For the 10th year of our program, expect a special edition of our Autumn Campus Phase. Keep an eye on this page and save the date!Read More
The Earth intercepts a lot of solar power: 173,000 terawatts. That’s 10,000 times more power than the planet’s population uses. So is it possible that one day the world could be completely reliant on solar energy? Richard Komp examines how solar panels convert solar energy to electrical energy.
13th International Conference on Solar Energy for Buildings and Industry 01-04 September 2020 In September 2020, the International Solar Energy Society is pleased to present EuroSun 2020 - the 13th Conference on Solar Energy for Buildings and Industry.
The energy transition days thrive on the commitment of every individual: helping to shape is not only desired, but crucial for joint projects. From citizens' initiatives to associations, from municipal utilities to companies, from local authorities to plant operators - everyone can participate and present their ideas to the general public in campaigns and events.