PV Research and Advocacy Organizations

ases.gif (1714 bytes) The American Solar Energy
Association (ASES) is the American branch of the
International Solar Energy Society. It’s also the solar industry’s political watchdog
organization, keeping all of us in the field up-to-date on the relevant happenings in


nrellogo.gif (2988 bytes)The National
Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located in
Golden, CO, is a major center for R&D of all types of renewable energy technologies.
This link takes you to their PV page.

sandia.gif (10295 bytes)The Sandia
National Laboratories (SNL) in Albuquerque, NM is
the site of much of the DOE’s PV research activities. This site includes a tutorial and a
good deal of current information on PV research activities.

upvg.gif (5661 bytes)The Utility
Photovoltaic Group (UPVG) encourages PV use by
utility companies.