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Welcome to CPV-16

CPV-16 is the premier technical conference in the areas of high- and low-concentration PV components, modules, and tracker-based PV systems. The conference will take place from May 4-6, 2020 near Denver in Golden, Colorado, USA, and will be hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Scientific Program

The daily scientific program is now available online. Click here to see all CPV-16 oral presentations. The posters will follow soon.

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CPV-16 offers various sponsorship opportunities for any budget.

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Chairpersons' Message

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the 16th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems (CPV-16), which will be held near Denver, Colorado on May 4-6, 2020.

CPV-16 is committed to delivering the premier technical conference in the classical areas of concentrator photovoltaics: cells, modules, systems, and optics. Additionally, in response to exciting new research germane to CPV - micro-CPV, micro-trackers, direct/diffuse hybrid collection, planar micro-tracking, space CPV, luminescent solar concentrators, building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV), laser power converters, thermophotovoltaics (TPV), and solar fuel generation among others - an expanded program of next-generation CPV and CPV-adjacent technologies will be featured.


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Paper Submission

Authors of accepted abstracts are now invited to submit their full paper for the AIP proceedings.

The submission deadline is May 06, 2020.

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Dates and Deadlines

Abstract deadline: December 06, 2019
Notification of acceptance: February 05, 2020
Start online registration: February 17, 2020
Early bird discount: March 13, 2020
Deadline of full papers: May 06, 2020
CPV-16: May 4-6, 2020
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