Individual memberships

 What is the International Solar Energy Society, ISES?

ISES, a non-profit UN-accredited membership NGO founded in 1954, has a long history of being the trusted global advisor on renewable energy and this remains its core value.
ISES works to achieve 100% renewable energy for all, used efficiently and wisely.
 

What are the benefits of becoming an ISES Member?

With your ISES membership...
You join a global organization whose members are advancing scientific breakthroughs and strategies needed for a rapid transition to a 100% renewable energy future.
You will have access to regular news reports and other publications on progress in renewable energy developments worldwide.

You will be eligible for a discounted subscription to the world-renowned peer-reviewed Solar Energy Journal, the leading scientific journal on solar energy.
You will have many opportunities to engage with businesses, professionals, and decision makers through international congresses, regional conferences, ongoing policy and educational programs, and other networking events.
 

How much does an ISES individual membership cost?

Membership category

Annual rate

Annual rate*

Student

22 Euro

11 Euro

Professional

45 Euro

23 Euro

Professional silver

200 Euro

100 Euro

Professional gold

1,000 Euro

500 Euro

 

Annual rate * = annual rate for people residing in lower-income countries.

Membership services

How can I become an ISES Member?

To purchase an individual membership:

If you are subscribed to our mailing list, you already have an account in our membership system. If you are not subscribed, enter your e-mail address and name in the subscription form in the footer of this website.

Please update your contact details and preferences by clicking on Edit in the menu. This is important to determine the correct membership category.

You may also purchase an ISES Membership directly (without first registering an ISES account) here: join.ises.org

Members Area

Once your account is set up, you will have access to the Members Area of the ISES website.

Corporate Members

If you are interested in becoming an ISES Corporate Member, contact us at members [at] ises [dot] org and we will guide you through the application process.

Further questions?
Please feel free to get in touch with our membership team at the ISES headquarters in Freiburg, Germany. Contact us via email; members [at] ises [dot] org or phone: +49 761 45906 52. We are happy to provide you with further information and answer your questions.

Already an ISES Member? We may have two differing e-mail addresses in our system for you. Please contact us to resolve this issue.

Gold Members

ISES Gold Members are lifetime Members of the International Solar Energy Society, never needing to renew their memberships. Gold Memberships strengthen the Society's financial stability, enabling ISES staff and Members to continue to work to achieve the ISES vision of 100% renewable energy for all, used wisely and efficiently. In addition to the benefits available for all individual members, Gold members receive an extra 10 % discount on all additional services. A Gold Membership costs 1000 € (500 € for people residing in lower income countries). To purchase a Gold Membership, log in to your ISES account and click on "Buy Membership" and Select Gold, or create a new ISES account here: https://join.ises.org/

The International Solar Energy Society, ISES,  is honoured to present the following distinguished Gold Members (lifetime Members):

Dr. Frederick Morse

United States

Mr. Rabindra Kumar Satpathy

India

Prof. William Beckman

United States

Prof. Ricardo Rüther

Brazil

Dr. David S. Renné

United States

Mr. Timothy Maroney

United States

Mr. Robert Foster

United States

Mr. Kuppuswamy Kothandaraman

India

Dr. Thomas Louis

Switzerland

Prof. Aldo Steinfeld

Switzerland

Dr. Olga Shepovalova

Russian Federation

Prof. Klaus Vajen

Germany

Mr. Wolfgang Rosenthal

Germany

Dr. Ian Maclaine-Cross

Australia

Christian Selene Coria Monroy

Mexico

Mr. Adeolu Olatunde Olusegun

Nigeria

Dr. Hyeongdong Park

Korea, Republic of

Mr. Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes

Germany

Dr. Manoj Soni

India

Dr. Gasser Elhussien Hassan

Egypt

Dr. Sebastian Groh

Bangladesh

Please note that there additional Gold Member, who have chosen to remain annonymous. If you are a Gold Member and would like to be listed here, please contact members [at] ises [dot] org