Swissolar Congresses

Together with partners, Swissolar organises one annual Congress for photovoltaics, solar heat and solar construction 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.

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 20th National Photovoltaics Congress will be held in Bern on 29 an 30 March 2022. Contact

More information on the last conference (German)

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 9th Swiss Solar Thermal Congress will be held on 17 November 2021 in Affoltern ZH/Hedingen.

More information / Contact 

Symposium Solar Construction

The Symposium on Solar Construction is organized by Swissolar in cooperation with the Institute of Technology in Architecture ITA of the ETH Zurich, the Austrian Technology Platform Photovoltaics, TEC21, solarchitecture.ch and SwissEnergy. It shows the possibilites offered by photovoltaics for architectural integration. 

The 3rd Symposium on Solar Construction will take place on 14 September 2021. More information / Contact