The 8th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion will take place from 26 – 30 September 2022 in the Milano Convention Centre in Milan, Italy.
The WCPEC-8 combines the three largest and most prominent international PV conferences: the European PV Solar Energy Conference (39th EU PVSEC), the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (IEEE PVSC-50) and the International PV Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC-32).
The Scientific Conference Programme is coordinated by the European Commission Joint Research Centre and covers the entire range of PV research, technologies and applications focusing on bringing the latest scientific and technological research trends to the market. It also offers a variety of broader insights into the current developments in the sector, acknowledging that PV integration needs to be approached from all dimensions – scientific, technical, economic, political, business, and also social- and educational aspects.
SocialRES will be presented in the plenary session “PV in the TW Era – Scenarios for Sustainable Energy Future“ on September 30th, from 10:30- 12:00. The title of the session is SocialRES: Social Innovations as the Pathway Towards Energy Democracy and as Sustainable Solution for the Mitigation of the Global Warming.
SocialRES will also organise a Workshop on September 27th, 08:30 – 10:00. The title of the event is The Power of Many – Renewable energy communities, cooperatives, crowdfunding, and prosumers: best practices for the mitigation of the climate emergency and for fostering energy independency and democracy. and will provide best practices to involve citizens in the production of clean electricity. The panel will be guided by the SocialRES coordinator Silvia Caneva, and composed of Gianluca Ruggieri, co-founder of the Renewable Energy Cooperative ènostra, Marco Pezzaglia, Founder and Principal of Energy Professionals Group, Paolo Rossi, Business Consultant, Niccolò Sovico, Cofounder and CEO of the Renewable Energy Platform ENER2CROWD and Daniela Patrucco, Journalist for QualEnergia.it.