Becquerel Prize 2017

Dr. Stefan Nowak

   Dr. Stefan Nowak

receives the Becquerel Prize 2017.

He receives the award in honour of his merits in the field of integration of photovoltaic electricity into the future global sustainable energy system. The decision of the Becquerel Prize Committee is based in particular on his outstanding work in the development and management of international PV research, innovation and implementation programmes.

Dr. Nowak is one of the leading strategists and promoters of targeted European and global cooperation on PV research, market assessment and deployment. Of particular importance are his long-lasting activities as chairman of the International Energy Agency’s “Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme” and as coordinator of the “Solar European Research Area Network”.

His leadership, comprehensive and precise analyses and inspiring argumentation in strategic and institutional discussions have strongly contributed to the global credibility of photovoltaics as a basis of future energy systems.

Award Ceremony

The prize will be awarded at the opening of this years European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam, 25. September 2017.

On the occasion of this ceremony Dr. Nowak will deliver a key note speech "PV and beyond - from technology to the energy system".