Swissolar Congresses

Together with partners, Swissolar organises one annual Congress for photovoltaics and solar heat respectively. Attending these events is a must for all experts and stakeholders who want to stay abreast of developments.

Presentations given during past congresses are available here.

Swiss Solar Thermal Congress

Swissolar organises the Swiss Solar Thermal Congress every year by cooperating with SwissEnergy.


The event focuses on the part played by solar heat within the Federal Council’s energy strategy, the current progress of Swissolar’s master plan, recent technologies and ground-breaking practical examples. 

The 8th Swiss Solar Thermal Congress will take place at the Novotel Bern Expo in Bern on 29 November 2019 during the Bau+Energie Messe exhibition. Contact

National Photovoltaics Congress

This annual two-day summit meeting of the solar power industry is organised by Swissolar in cooperation with the Swiss Association of Electricity Companies (VSE) and SwissEnergy . Among other topics, the broad-ranging programme highlights political frameworks, main research areas and solar integration in buildings and power grids.

The 18th National Photovoltaics Congress will be held in Lausanne on 12 & 13 March 2020.