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Frequently Asked Questions


Will the EU PVSEC 2023 be an in-person event?

Yes, the EU PVSEC 2023 will take place from 18 to 22 September and the PV Academy on Sunday 17 September 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal. The exhibition is open from 18 to 21 September 2023.

What is the Green Ticket?

The green ticket is an optional add-on that participants can choose when purchasing their EU PVSEC registration. It helps us offset the carbon emissions that are caused by the participants travelling to the event as well as by their accommodation during this period. The net-amount raised with the Green Ticket will be directly passed on to selected carbon capture projects. Participants who purchase the Green Ticket will receive high visibility as a green visitor through a special green badge, indicating their contribution to the sustainable cause.

Will the event have online features?

Will the event have online features?
Yes, to facilitate the needs of all international participants, the EU PVSEC 2023 will provide an additional online platform where the entire content of the conference and parallel events will be available for streaming on demand (display of posters in the case of Visual sessions) as well as the opportunity to get in contact and network with participants via the platform.

What is included in the online ticket?

The online ticket includes access to the recordings of all sessions (for Day-tickets, access to all content on day(s) registered) within the same day of the live sessions, as well as the option to leave comments on presentations and contact other participants via the Online Platform. For on-site participants access to the platform is included in their on-site ticket (on day(s) registered).

The video-on-demand service will be available for 3 months after the event. The online ticket does not include the possibility of delivering your presentation via the internet nor does it include access to the sessions from the Industry Summit taking place within the Exhibition area, as those will not be recorded.

What is included in the visitor exhibition ticket?

The visitor exhibition ticket gives you access to the activities happening within the Exhibition area, including the sessions from the Industry Summit taking place at the Exhibition Forum, the Welcome Reception and the coffee breaks. It does not include access to the Conference sessions.

I am a presenter / chairperson, which ticket to I need?

All speakers and chairpersons must attend on site, therefore a regular on-site registration (full week, 1-Day, 2-Day) is needed. Please note that speakers must be registered by 31 July 2023 to ensure the integrity of the programme and to avoid changes at short notice.

Please note that acceptance of your abstract for presentation in the Conference Programme, does not automatically register you for the Conference. Presenters and authors have to register for the Conference and pay the respective conference registration fee.

Are meals included with my registration?

EU PVSEC will provide a daily lunch buffet (Mo – Thu) and several coffee breaks throughout the days.

Who can attend the Welcome Reception?

All participants are invited to attend the Welcome Reception on Monday Evening. Attendance is included with your registration (if registered for Monday / full week).

How do I submit a late abstract?

Please have a look at the guidelines for late abstracts and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can submit multiple abstracts via the “Online Submission Tool” in the User Area. Please send your late abstracts to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Is there a template for abstracts?

Yes. Please make sure to follow the Abstract Submission Guidelines step by step. There you can also download a template.

If I cannot attend, can I transfer my registration?

If you cannot attend to the EU PVSEC 2023, but you have a valid registration already, you can transfer your registration to someone else. Please reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Can I cancel my registration?

There is a cancellation policy, which can be found in our Terms & Conditions. If you wish to cancel please reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

What is the PV Academy and how can I attend?

The PV Academy is an educational format which will give a deep insight into selected PV research & development topics. These additional sessions will take place on Sunday 17 September 2023. The talks will summarize and contextualize the latest developments in PV research. The perfect opportunity to refresh and update your PV knowledge. The access to the to the PV Academy is not included in your registration. For further information about the PV Academy, please visit

What does it mean, that I just got a proforma invoice? When do I get my official invoice?

Due to special tax laws in Portugal it is just allowed to send certified invoices by the Portuguese Tax Authority. As it takes some time to send your registration and proforma invoice to a certified supplier, certify it and send it back, we will send you the official invoice not later than 30 days after your registration to you via email. This does not affect your registration.

Will there be Covid-19 restrictions at the venue?

For some time now, Portugal no longer applies strict Covid-19 rules. However, we recommend that you still adhere to the usual hygiene rules and, in the event of symptoms, seek medical advice.

Dear Participants,

It has recently come to our attention that some of our valued participants have been targeted by phishing emails.

We would like to emphasise that we have a strict policy of not sharing participants' data with any external entities.
Our data processing practices fully comply with the GDPR, and we use the information solely for the purposes outlined in our Privacy Policy.

We would like to heighten your awareness that companies can obtain data in various ways.
For instance, your listing as a speaker in the official Conference Programme may lead them to assume your presence in Lisbon for the event.
Quite often, your email address is visible on your organisation's website, or it can easily be deduced by observing the pattern of how company emails are structured.

Unfortunately, phishing emails quite common in the event sector.
Nevertheless, we want to assure you that we take the highest security measures in processing your data.

If you have any inquiries or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Your EU PVSEC Team

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WIP Renewable Energies
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European Commission -
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