ISES Webinars

ISES organizes monthly webinars and invites all interested members to join (free-of-charge). Focusing on solar energy related topics of high relevance in science, technology development, market and industrial implementation, social issues, training and education our webinars offer something for everyone. 

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The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) invites your organization to be a sponsor of our webinar series. Focusing on solar energy related topics of high relevance in science, technology development, market and industrial implementation, social issues, training and education our webinars offer something for everyone. ISES initiated these online seminars in 2012 and since then, they enjoy a great popularity and increasing number of participants. Please contact public.relations [at] ises.org for further information. View our webinar sponsoring flyer here.

Become a webinar panelist

Webinar panelists are distinguished experts from research, academia and industry. Panelists share their knowledge and passion during the webinar on a voluntary basis and answer participants questions during and after the live webinar. We welcome new panelist speakers who are experts in their fields to participate in an ISES wbinar. Please contact public.relations [at] ises.org for further information.

Next Webinars

Recent and Past Events

Tuesday, 16. August 2022
1:00 to 2:30 PM

IEA PVPS Task 16 - Firm PV Power

In this webinar, the speakers investigate whether photovoltaics (PV) can effectively and…
Thursday, 23. June 2022
6:00 to 7:30 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Solar Heating and Cooling Markets and Industry Trends (2)

This webinar will highlight the global solar thermal market development as well as industry and…
Tuesday, 21. June 2022
2:00 to 3:30 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy Webinar on Solar Heating and Cooling Markets and Industry Trends (1)

This webinar will highlight the global solar thermal market development as well as industry and…
Thursday, 24. March 2022
6:00 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy on: Global Solar Certification Network (2)

SOLERGY – A new international label for high quality solar thermal products Last year, the Global…
Tuesday, 22. March 2022
2:00 to 3:30 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy on: Global Solar Certification Network (1)

SOLERGY – A new international label for high quality solar thermal products Last year, the Global…
Thursday, 10. February 2022
3:00 to 5:00 AM

AgriPV - An Introduction

In this first ISES organized webinar in cooperation with the GSC on the topic of AgriPV - also…
Thursday, 09. December 2021
9:00 to 10:30 AM

Perspectives on Future Power Grids - SWC50 Follow Up Webinar

In December 2020, ISES celebrated 50 years of the society’s biannual global congress – the ISES…
Thursday, 25. November 2021
6:00 to 7:30 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Task 63: Solar Neighborhood Planning (2)

In this webinar, representatives of  IEA SHC Task 63 on Solar Neighborhood Planning will discuss…
Tuesday, 23. November 2021
1:00 to 2:30 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Task 63: Solar Neighborhood Planning (1)

In this webinar, representatives of  IEA SHC Task 63 on Solar Neighborhood Planning will discuss…
Tuesday, 16. November 2021
1:00 to 2:00 AM

ISES + Elsevier: Announcing the RTC 2021 Winner

In this webinar, ISES and Elsevier will announce the winner of the Renewable Transformation…
Tuesday, 28. September 2021
1:00 to 2:00 AM

Renewables 2021 Global Status Report

This September, ISES is happy to once again welcome REN21 to introduce their annual Renewables 2021…
Thursday, 19. August 2021
1:00 to 2:00 PM

Renewable Transformation Challenge Webinar: Towards a World Powered by Renewable Energy

Following the launch of the RTC2021, we have invited the two previous winners, ME SOLShare Ltd and…
Thursday, 12. August 2021
1:00 to 2:30 AM

Transforming the Air, Sea, and Land Freight Transport Sector - SWC50 Webinar

On August 12 at 1PM GMT/UTC, ISES continues its year-long SWC50 – The Century of Solar virtual…
Monday, 28. June 2021
1:00 to 2:30 PM

RENAlliance Webinar: A New Momentum for Climate Change Mitigation: Renewables Working Together

With the new US Administration in office, China committing to becoming climate neutral by 2060, the…
Thursday, 24. June 2021
6:00 to 7:00 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Solar Heating and Cooling Markets and Industry Trends (2)

This webinar will highlight the global solar thermal market development as well as industry and…
Tuesday, 22. June 2021
2:00 to 3:30 PM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Solar Heating and Cooling Markets and Industry Trends (1)

This webinar will highlight the global solar thermal market development as well as industry and…
Thursday, 06. May 2021
3:00 to 4:30 PM

Scaling Up - High PV and Renewables Penetration Scenarios

Driving the renewable energy transformation, the upscaling of renewables such as PV will be key in…
Thursday, 25. March 2021
6:00 to 8:00 AM

IEA SHC Task 62 - Solar Energy in Industrial Water & Wastewater Management (2)

This webinar in the IEA SHC Solar Academy webinar series will introduce the work of IEA SHC Task 62…
Tuesday, 23. March 2021
2:00 to 3:30 AM

IEA SHC Task 62 - Solar Energy in Industrial Water & Wastewater Management (1)

This webinar in the IEA SHC Solar Academy webinar series will introduce the work of IEA SHC Task 62…
Thursday, 18. February 2021
3:00 to 4:30 PM

Introducing the IEA PVPS Task 16 Best Practices Handbook for Solar Resource Data, Version 3

This webinar seeks to introduce a new edition of the widely used IEA PVPS Task 16 Best Practices…
Thursday, 29. October 2020
2:00 to 3:30 AM

PV Recycling and End-of-life Processing

With more and more PV modules reaching the end of their life-span, end-of-life processes and…
Friday, 25. September 2020
6:00 to 7:30 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Webinar on Task 61 - Integrated Solutions for Daylighting and Electric Lighting (2)

This fourth webinar in the IEA SHC Solar Academy webinar series will introduce the work of IEA SHC…
Thursday, 24. September 2020
2:00 to 3:30 PM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Webinar on Task 61 - Integrated Solutions for Daylighting and Electric Lighting (1)

This fourth webinar in the IEA SHC Solar Academy webinar series will introduce the work of IEA SHC…
Thursday, 27. August 2020
2:00 to 3:30 AM

Updates on solar forecasting and other solar resource work of IEA PVPS Task 16

Solar Resource Assessment and Forecasting remains as a key technology to assure successful solar…
Monday, 06. July 2020
2:00 to 3:00 PM

The Global Status of Renewables - REN21's 2020 Report

This July, ISES is happy to once again welcome REN21 to introduce their annual Renewables 2020…
Tuesday, 30. June 2020
12:00 to 1:15 PM

RENAlliance Webinar - Renewables working together: Building Back Better through a Green Recovery

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Wednesday, 24. June 2020
2:00 to 3:30 PM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Solar Heating and Cooling Markets and Industry Trends

This webinar will highlight the key data and findings of the two most recent SHC market reports:…
Thursday, 28. May 2020
2:00 AM

ISES + GSC Webinar: Floating Solar Photovoltaics

On 28 May 2020 at 2PM GMT/UTC, the International Solar Energy Society is happy to present this…
Tuesday, 05. May 2020
3:00 PM

Powering Renewables: Women in Solar Energy III

The International Solar Energy Society, ISES, envisions a world with 100% renewable energy for all…
Wednesday, 25. March 2020
2:00 to 3:30 PM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Solar heat and electricity: PVT solutions for buildings and industry

Over the past few years, PVT systems that combine solar thermal technology and solar PV have gained…
Tuesday, 10. March 2020
1:00 to 2:00 AM

ISES Infographics - Solar Thermal Heat for Industry Processes

In this webinar, ISES is happy to introduce the latest installment of the ISES infographics on the…
Thursday, 27. February 2020
9:00 AM

Renewables in Cities & Lessons learned from scaling up solar PV

This February, ISES is happy to once again welcome REN21  for one of our monthly webinars - this…
Tuesday, 28. January 2020
12:00 to 1:30 PM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Renovating Historic Buildings towards Zero Energy - Task 59

The International Solar Energy Society is pleased to host the first webinar of the IEA SHC Solar…
Wednesday, 27. November 2019
2:00 PM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Material and Component Development for Thermal Energy Storage - Task 58

The International Solar Energy Society  is hosting the next webinar in the IEA SHC Solar Academy's…
Wednesday, 18. September 2019
2:00 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Building Integrated Solar Envelope Systems for HVAC and Lighting - Task 56

The International Solar Energy Society  is hosting the next webinar in the IEA SHC Solar Academy's…
Wednesday, 03. July 2019
2:00 to 3:30 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Solar Heating and Cooling Market and Industry Trends 2018

The International Solar Energy Society  is hosting the next webinar in the IEA SHC Solar Academy's…
Wednesday, 26. June 2019
1:00 AM

The Global Status of Renewables - REN21's 2019 Global Status Report

This June, ISES is happy to once again welcome REN21 to introduce their annual Renewabels Global…
Thursday, 23. May 2019
1:00 AM

Global Energy Systems based on 100% Renewable Energy

ISES invites you to join this month's webinar in which we welcome Christian Breyer, Professor for…
Thursday, 25. April 2019
1:00 to 2:30 AM

Introducing the Global Solar Council: Enabling Solar to deliver clean power and energy access

--> The International Solar Energy Society is pleased to present the first webinar of the…
Thursday, 21. March 2019
2:00 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Large Scale SHC Systems Integration into District Heating and Cooling Networks

The International Solar Energy Society is very happy to host the IEA SHC Solar Academy's 2019…
Tuesday, 12. February 2019
3:00 AM

Powering Renewables: Women in Solar Energy II

The International Solar Energy Society envisions a world with 100% renewable energy for everyone…
Tuesday, 29. January 2019
8:00 AM

Dispelling the Myths: Renewables in the Grid

In December 2018, the International Solar Energy Society launched its latest publication "…
Wednesday, 12. December 2018
1:00 to 2:30 PM

Solar Standards and Certification - IEA SHC Solar Academy Task 57

As part of the IEA SHC Solar Academy, in which IEA SHC shares it’s work and supports R&D and…
Tuesday, 20. November 2018
3:00 to 4:30 PM

Measuring Albedo

In this ISES webinar, 5 expert speakers from India, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the US…
Thursday, 08. November 2018
2:00 to 3:00 PM

Powering Renewables: Women in Solar Energy

The International Solar Energy Society envisions a world with 100% renewable energy for everyone…
Wednesday, 19. September 2018
2:00 to 3:30 AM

Solar Air Conditioning and Cooling - IEA SHC Solar Academy Task 53

This webinar will delve into the realm of New Generation Solar Cooling and Heating Systems (PV or…
Thursday, 30. August 2018
12:00 PM

Geothermal Underground Storage for Solar Applications

With the summer being in full swing in Europe and the ISES HQ in Freiburg enjoying wonderful sunny…
Thursday, 05. July 2018
1:00 to 2:00 PM

The global status of renewables - REN21's 2018 global status report

Transformation is picking up speed in the power sector, but urgent action is required in heating,…
Tuesday, 12. June 2018
1:00 to 2:30 PM

Solar Heating and Cooling Market and Industry Trends 2017

This webinar will highlight the key data and findings of the two most recent SHC market reports:…
Thursday, 31. May 2018
1:30 to 3:00 PM

An International Collaboration to Advance the Use of Solar Resource Information

Since the 1990’s an international group of solar resource experts has been undertaking…
Wednesday, 02. May 2018
2:00 to 3:30 PM

The Local Dimension of the NDCs - 100% Renewable Energy: Comments and Discussion

This webinar is part of the follow-up process of a successful forum organized during COP23 by the…
Wednesday, 14. March 2018
2:00 to 3:30 PM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Price Reduction of Solar Thermal Systems

Having the image of being too expensive to buy, too complex to install, too costly to maintain,…
Monday, 26. February 2018
8:00 PM

International use of the NREL System Advisor Model (SAM) with case studies

This webinar will introduce the viewer to the System Advisor Model (SAM) from NREL and its…
Tuesday, 23. January 2018
3:00 to 4:30 PM

Concentrating Solar Thermal Power with Built-in Storage

Concentrating Solar Power systems, or CSP, employ large fields of mirrors to reflect the direct…
Thursday, 14. December 2017
1:00 to 2:30 PM

Solar Academy: Energy Economy and Solar Heat – Perspectives and best practice

What role solar thermal will play in the energy sector in 2050 is one of the principal questions…
Thursday, 30. November 2017
3:00 to 4:30 PM

The Local Dimension of the NDCs: 100% Renewable Energy

This webinar is part of the follow-up process of a successful forum organized during COP23 by the…
Wednesday, 25. October 2017
12:00 to 1:00 PM

Renewable Transformation Challenge - The Energiewende 3.0 - Smart P2P Solar Grids

Proposed agenda: 12:00 - Welcome and introduction 
12:05 - RTC100 introduction and…
Wednesday, 13. September 2017
10:00 to 11:30 AM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Solar Energy in Urban Planning

A webinar of the IEA SHC Programme's Solar Academy, hosted by the International Solar Energy…
Tuesday, 29. August 2017
1:00 to 2:30 PM

Members only: Q&A with ISES Board Members - Solar technologies

Register for this special ISES webinar, exclusively for ISES Members! This webinar is additional to…
Thursday, 03. August 2017
8:00 to 9:30 PM

Solar cooker performance evaluation

This webinar is organized together with Solar Cookers International.  Solar cooking uses free solar…
Thursday, 06. July 2017
1:00 to 2:30 PM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Solar heating for industrial processes

A webinar of the IEA SHC Programme's Solar Academy, hosted by the International Solar Energy…
Wednesday, 14. June 2017
7:00 to 8:00 AM

Global Status of Renewable Energy 2017

This webinar will discuss key findings from the REN21 Renewables 2017 Global Status…
Tuesday, 23. May 2017
3:00 to 4:30 PM

Solar Resource Data Applications to Support Industry

As large-scale solar projects continue to grow in size, requiring ever-increasing levels of…
Wednesday, 26. April 2017
6:00 to 7:30 AM

Renewable Energy Disruption in the Australian Electricity Industry

Electricity supply in Australia has long been dominated by coal and natural gas. Generators are…
Tuesday, 21. March 2017
2:00 to 3:30 PM

IEA SHC Solar Academy: Advanced Lighting Solutions for Retrofitting Buildings

 A webinar of the IEA SHC Programme's Solar Academy, hosted by the International…
Wednesday, 08. February 2017
2:00 to 4:00 PM

Solar Professionals for the New Energy Era: Activating engineering and business careers with online education

We are all participants in an emerging era of international renewable…
Wednesday, 25. January 2017
3:00 to 4:30 PM

Renewable district heating and local heat planning

 Heat planning at local level is a crucial activity to ensure that…
Thursday, 08. December 2016
9:00 AM

PV Market Development

 The IEA-PVPS just published the 21st edition of the "Trends in PV…
Tuesday, 29. November 2016
1:00 to 2:30 PM

Renewable energy in developing countries - Focus on Tanzania and Morocco

The Paris Agreement calls to limit temperature increase to 1.5 C. This requires countries to…
Wednesday, 26. October 2016
2:00 to 3:30 PM

Renewable district heating – Small local grids and cooperative utilities

District heating based on local renewable energy sources is becoming more and more an appealing…
Monday, 26. September 2016
10:30 AM

175 GW of Renewable Power, Including Addition of 100 GW Solar in India by the Year 2022- Challenges and Present Status

The Indian Government has set an ambitious target to achieve 175 GW of…
Thursday, 25. August 2016
2:00 PM

100% Renewable Energy for Islands

A number of Island countries have ambitious targets of 100% RE for their…
Tuesday, 19. July 2016
3:00 PM

The Global Status of Renewable Energy

Key findings from the Renewables 2016 Global Status Report In 2015 the solar PV market…
Thursday, 16. June 2016
2:00 PM

Solar Resource Assessment with the IRENA Global Atlas for Renewable Energy

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Tuesday, 24. May 2016
3:00 PM

Solar Resource Nowcasting

This webinar features several solar resource assessment experts who talk about the concept of near-…
Thursday, 21. April 2016
12:00 PM

Opportunities and Challenges for Renewable Energy in the Asia-Pacific Region

There is worldwide…
Tuesday, 29. March 2016
12:00 PM

Solar Heating in Europe - Challenges and Opportunities

Experts in the field of solar heating give…
Monday, 29. February 2016
3:00 PM

What does the COP21 agreement mean for renewable energies?

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Wednesday, 27. January 2016
5:00 PM

Solar Resource Forecasting

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Monday, 23. February 2015
4:00 PM

Solar Resource Data Applications for Utility Planning and Operations

Februarys webinar was on the topic of solar resource data applications for…