Intersolar strives to promote the industry’s power to innovate. As the world's leading exhibition series for the solar industry and its partners, Intersolar focuses on the technologies and services which make solar power globally successful, now and in the future.
In this context, the Intersolar AWARD is presented to companies making a substantial contribution to the success of the industry. Each year, the solar award honors technological innovations and groundbreaking solutions around the topic of the AWARD category Photovoltaics. Over a period of more than 15 years, the flagship award for the solar industry has given solar companies a unique platform to gain broad international recognition and distinguish themselves from the competition.
Innovations in the area of photovoltaics are driving the modernization of the energy infrastructure worldwide. The coveted Intersolar AWARD has set itself the goal of honoring these innovations with the award category Photovoltaics. Innovative PV technologies can be submitted such as:
Solar cells and modules
Balance of systems
PV components (cables, connectors, junction boxes, etc.)
Mounting systems, installation aids
Solar Power Plants
To win Intersolar AWARD 2023 you will be in the running with numerous competitors with innovative and interesting submissions, and will have to convince the critical and knowledgeable jury. Only those participants who carefully and precisely complete the questionnaires and provide the information requested in a convincing way will succeed. Read our important tips for a successful application carefully.
The most significant developments and pioneering solutions in the solar industry have been awarded. In 2022, the coveted Intersolar AWARD in the category Photovoltaics was presented to:
Head of Product Marketing, LONGi Solar Technologie GmbH
Intersolar AWARD Winner 2021
„It means a lot for us at LONGi receiving the Intersolar Award 2021 for our HiMO5 PV Modules, which has sold already 10 GW since our application. Since years our teams have been restlessly working to make monocrystalline photovoltaic products cost competitive and continuously increasing efficiency same time reducing cost of electricity."
Global Director Solar Energy, Fronius International GmbH
Intersolar AWARD Winner 2020
„It is an honor and makes the entire Fronius team proud to win this prestigious Intersolar AWARD 2020 for our uniquely versatile Fronius Symo GEN24 Plus. This hybrid inverter is the compact solution for solar self-sufficiency and represents a key element of integration with storage, backup power, heating and e-mobility. The international attention given by the Intersolar AWARD brings us a big step forward in achieving our vision of 24 hours of sun."
Intersolar AWARD Winner 2019
"We are honored to have received the prestigious Intersolar AWARD 2019 in recognition of our innovative DeepSolar 2.0 solution. Our solution analyzes existing solar production high-volume data, cleans the data noise and provides actionable ROI-driven insights that increase yield and lower operational costs. This award is another great milestone on our way to move the solar industry one step forward towards digitization."
Hans Jürgen Sauter
CSO, KRINNER Solar GmbH
Intersolar AWARD Winner 2018
"We are very happy and proud that we won the Intersolar Award 2018 for our integrated software and hardware package that reduces the time for planning and installing large-scale PV plants by 10 - 30%. We integrated Award pictures and statements in our company presentation as well as in social networks with a great feedback. Thus, the Intersolar Award clearly helped to raise the awareness for this topic and at the same time serves as a kind of confirmation for the innovative nature of our company."
A. Degree of Technological Innovation (30%)
B. Safety (15%)
C. Technical and Environmental Benefits (20%)
D. Economic Benefits (20%)
E. Proof of Innovation (10%)
F. Presentation (5%)
Dr. Pierre-Jean Alet
Sector Head I Digital energy solutions
Solar Power Europe
Dr. Michael Fuhs
Editor-in-chief „pv magazine Deutschland“
Institut National de l’Energie Solaire CEA-INES
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Powalla
Head of the Photovoltaics Division
Member of the Board of Directors
Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung (ZSW) Baden-Wuerttemberg
Dr. Winfried Hoffmann
Applied Solar Expertise (ASE)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christof Wittwer
Director, Division Power Electronics, Grids and Smart Systems
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
Every year, the official AWARD Ceremony reveals the AWARD winners on a grand stage. The ceremony is attended by high-caliber dignitaries and brings together visitors, exhibitors, representatives and decision-makers from the international renewable energy industry, as well as national and international press representatives.
The presentation of the 2022 award winners took place as part of The smarter E Europe in Munich on May 10, 2022.