Implementation of the Membership Restructuring to offer more services to the membership and to facilitate membership administration via internet. In June "Refocus" magazine replaces SunWorld as the official ISES membership publication.
ISES starts the "WIRE" web-based information system and advances other internationally oriented initiatives.
The International Headquarters moves from Melbourne, Australia to Freiburg, Germany, following a decision of the ISES Board of Directors.
ISES co-ordinates the second meeting of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) in New York.
ISES introduces its new "ISES 2000 Initiative" responding to the needs of its membership.
Accepted by the United Nations as a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in consultative status, ISES actively participates in the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
ISES introduces the "Section Sponsorship Program" in which individuals and sections have the opportunity to sponsor sections from developing countries.
ISES celebrates its Silver Jubilee at the Solar World Congress in Atlanta, USA.
The first issue of the magazine "SunWorld" is published.
The name of the Society is changed to "International Solar Energy Society" (ISES).
Relocation of the International Headquarters to Melbourne, Australia.
The name of the journal is changed to "Solar Energy".
After a reorganisation of the Society, the name is changed to "Solar Energy Society" (SES).
The first issue of "The Journal of Solar Energy, Science and Engineering" is published.
The first issue of "The Sun At Work" is published.
The first two important meetings are held in Tucson and Phoenix, USA attended by more than 900 scientists, engineers and government officials from 36 different countries.
Predecessor of ISES founded in Phoenix / Arizona, USA. A group of south-western industrial, financial and agricultural leaders established the "Association for Applied Solar Energy" (AFASE) as a non-profit corporation.
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