SOLARUNITED is an association devoted to focusing on quality, reliability, innovation, and PV technology.


SOLARUNITED was founded by individuals with significant operating and board-level experience who have an understanding of the PV manufacturing industry’s needs and finances.

Previously known as the International Photovoltaic Equipment Association (IPVEA), today we are SOLARUNITED, now serving the mutual market interests of PV equipment technology manufacturers, module producers, project developers, financiers, consultants, service providers, law firms and other parties focused on the growth of solar energy.


Become a Member

As a SOLARUNITED member, you enjoy the considerable benefits of access to key decision-makers, exposure to timely and critical issues, and expert analysis to help your business or organization succeed in the fast-growing solar PV industry.

  • Event Discounts
  • Market Insights
  • Business Connections
  • Working Groups
  • SOLARUNITED Member pavilions
  • Time & Money Saving Resources
  • Access to VIP networking events
  • Webinars
  • Virtual Networking Events

2020 Events

Solar Industry Forum Webinar - ITRPV Results & NREL's LCOE Update


International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaic presented by Dr. Markus Fischer Co-Chairman of the ITRPV and Vice President R&D Operation at Hanwha Q Cells GmbH.

Economics of PV—from manufacturing to Levelized cost of energy (LCOE) presented by Michael Woodhouse, Member, Strategic Energy Analysis Center, NREL.

Co-moderated by: Dr. Jutta Trube (VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment) Gaëtan Masson (Becquerel Institute) Dr. Nabih Cherradi, (Desert Technologies) and Bryan D. Ekus, (SOLARUNITED).

This event is free but registration is required.

Click here to watch the replay

Member Meeting - 23 June 2020 @ 4pm CET

Meeting Place:  Virtual GoToMeeting

ETIP-PV Conference - Postponed

New Dates TBA 

SNEC PV Power Expo - Aug, 7-9 (Conference) Aug. 8-10, 2020 (Expo)

National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) – Visit for more information. 

37th EU PVSEC Conference - Sept. 7-11, 2020 (Virtual Event)

Virtual event – visit for more information

Solar Industry Forum Webinar – How To Do PV business in Epidemic Times & The Industry’s Latest Developments.

Live: 14 May 2020 @11:00 AM CET

Click to watch the replay 

Download Gaëtan Masson Presentation 

Download Izumi Kaizuka Presentation 

Panelist: Gaëtan Masson, Becquerel Institute, Izumi Kaizuka, RTS Corporation, Nabih Cherradi, Desert Technologies, and Bryan D. Ekus, SOLARUNITED.

Latest News

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