pv magazine Technology Highlights & Award


pv magazine will return to SNEC in Shanghai this April with our round up of the most exciting new technologies in PV manufacturing. Since 2015 the  pv magazine Technology Highlights has rewarded the most important developments in PV technology based on their efficacy, sustainability, innovation and economic impact.

In 2016 the award was shared by Eternal Sun for their combined climate chamber and solar simulator, and Meyer Burger for their DW288 Series 3 diamond wire saw. Many more great PV innovations are also recognized in the feature, the full feature from 2016 is available here.

2017 is set to be an even bigger year for the Technology Highlights, we are currently finalizing the new jury of independent industry experts and are now accepting applications for technologies and innovations to be featured. Check back here for regular updates, for more information or to enter your product send an email to mark.hutchins@nullpv-magazine.com.

We don’t want to take up too much of your time, so we’ve kept the entry process simple, we will just need to receive:

  • Product/innovation information pack (press release/data sheet etc.)
  • A short text addressing each of our selection criteria (below)
  • Two or three high-resolution (minimum 1 MB) photos.

The four selection criteria are:

  • Efficacy of the solution
  • Sustainability of the solution
  • Degree of innovation
  • Economic impact