As a founding contributor, Australia has played an essential role in the Photovoltaic Power Systems (PVPS) program since 1993.

This program supports international collaborative projects to enhance the role of photovoltaic solar energy (PV) as a cornerstone in the transition to sustainable energy systems.

Australian Representatives

PVPS Task information

The PVPS Program is broken up into various projects, known as Tasks, which are managed by Operating Agents. Tasks run for a number of years and advance the development and international collaboration of PV research.

Task 1

Strategic PV Analysis and Outreach

Task 12

PV Sustainability

Task 13

Performance and Reliability of PV Systems

Task 14

High Penetration of PV Systems in Electricity Grids

Task 15

Enabling Framework for the Development of BIPV

Task 16

Solar Resource for High Penetration and Large Scale Applications

Task 17

PV and Transport

Task 18

Off-Grid and Edge-of-Grid PV Systems

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