Extended - Early bird registration for Solar World Congress 2017

Due to many requests, we have extended the early bird deadline until 05 September 2017. This will be the final deadline. Authors: Please register…

Solar Energy Best Paper - Winners announced

Congratulations to the authors selected as a Best Paper (in their topical area), of the Solar Energy journal (2016 - 2017). The award is presented to…

Sebastian Groh from ME SOLshare Ltd. first winner of award that honors innovation in renewable energy

The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) and Elsevier, today announced Dr. Sebastian Groh of ME SOLshare Ltd. as the winner of the inaugural…

Top 10 entries to the Renewable Transformation Challenge award

Elsevier and the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) launched of the Renewable Transformation Challenge to encourage the progress to a world…

EuroSun 2016 proceedings available

The 11th ISES EuroSun 2016 conference proceedings are now available on the ISES conference proceedings data base: proceedings.ises.org. The EuroSun…

Plenary speakers confirmed for Solar World Congress with SHC 2017

The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) Solar World Congress, SWC 2017 and The IEA Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) "International Conference on…

Guideline to Introducing Quality Renewable Energy Technician Training Programs

This document is a joint publication of the IEA PVPS (International Energy Agency’s Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme) Task 9 and the…

Early bird registration for SWC2017 / SHC 2017

Mark your calendars for the International Solar Energy Society, ISES, Solar World Congress 2017, to be held at the Jumeirah Hotel at Etihad Towers in…

Support us through "Amazon Smile"

You can now support the International Solar Energy Society, ISES, through "Amazon Smile" in Germany and Austria. By shopping through Amazon Smile, a…

Monica Oliphant: The journey of a woman who has been dedicating her life to solar energy research and projects for more than 40 years

Interview with ISES Past President and Board Member, Monica Oliphant in "The Beam" magazine: "Monica Oliphant is a pioneer in solar energy research,…

Registration for SWC 2017 / SHC 2017 is now open!

Registration for the joint conference is now open! Register for your conference ticket before 31 August 2017 to avail of early bird registration…

New Sunburst blog article

The latest Sunburst blog article writeen by ISES President Dr. David Renné is now available: Despite recent U.S. action, national and global…

Many abstracts received for ISES Solar World Congress 2017 and IEA Solar Heating and Cooling conference

This year the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) and IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (IEA SHC) will hold their international…

Global Solar Council names new CEO

The Global Solar Council (GSC) has named Jodie Roussell its new Cheif Executive Officer, effective 01 August 2017. Prior to her current role as Head…

RE World Reports: Many updates!

Just a reminder that ISES is continually filling its digital bookshelf with reports and publications from both members and partners. Over the past…

Another record breaking year for renewable energy: More renewable energy capacity for less money

Record power capacity of 161 GW added, for 23% less investment (USD 241.6 billion) Today REN21 published its Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (…

ISES is now an accredited observer of the Green Climate Fund

The Green Climate Fund creates a remarkable opportunity to further the transformation of the world's energy system to more effective use of…

ISES at the Intersolar Europe. Free exhibition tickets for ISES Members

The International Solar Energy Society (ISES), as proud supporter of the Intersolar since its start in 2000, is pleased to invite you to join us at…

Join ASES @ Intersolar North America, July 10-13, 2017

Please join us at two cutting edge ASES sponsored sessions at ISNA, and visit our ASES-ISES-NorCal Solar booth in the Exhibition, July 11-13, on the…

Renewable energy employs 9.8 million people worldwide, new IRENA report finds

Global energy system creating more jobs in renewables than in fossil-fuel technologies Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 24 May 2017 — More than 9.8 million people…

Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform launched!

Updated 09 May, 2017 Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform launched!  Bonn, 8 May 2017 – Today, representatives from major organizations from all…

Sunburst Blog: A new urgency for Earth Day

Last Saturday, 22 April, was the 47th Annual Earth Day, celebrated in 192 countries around the world. This year the event took on a new important…

Renewable Transformation Challenge - Deadline extended to 14 May 2017

Elsevier and the International Solar Energy Society (ISES), are proud to announce the launch of the Renewable Transformation Challenge. The award has…

REpowering Europe - How renewables can unite the continent?

ISES Board Member Anna Leidreiter talks about  how renewable energy can unite the continent of Europe in this article, originally published in The…

SNEC2017 ISES President Dr. David Renne presents challenges and opportunities for 100% renewables

ISES President, Dr. David Renné held a talk today at the SNEC 11th (2017) International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference and Exhibition in…

Two new reports support the transition to 100% renewable energy

New reports by REN21 and PowerforAll provide support for the transition to 100% renewable energy. REN21: Renewables Global Futures Report: Great…

Solar World Congress 2017: Abstract submission deadline extended to 02 April 2017

Due to many requests, the International Solar Energy Society, ISES, and the International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling Programme, IEA…

COP22: Renewable energy technologies ready to deliver on the Paris Agreement at all levels of deployment

Renewable energy technologies ready to deliver on the Paris Agreement at all levels of deployment. The REN Alliance, a coalition of…