SuNEC 2016 - Sun New Energy Conference, Sicily, 7-8 September 2016

SuNEC: Europe's premiere meeting in solar energy science

Dear Colleague,

The 6th edition of SuNEC will be held in Sicily on September 7th and 8th, 2016. We warmly invite you to take part into one of Europe's leading meetings in solar energy and energy efficiency. Eminent speakers at SuNEC 2016 include Percival Zhang, Wouter Maes, and Henning Döscher.

Wiley's open access journal Energy Science & Engineering is the Conference official publishing partner.

A splendid conference venue and social program will benefit your stay and ideally complement the scientific program. Do not hesitate to register and submit an Abstract.

Among others, SuNEC has hosted the lectures of eminent scientists such as Philipp Rudolf von Rohr, Soon Moon Jeong, Aldo Steinfeld, Yuri Baurov, Vincenzo Balzani, Levente Csoka, Bao Lian-Su, Ralph Nuzzo, Aldo Di Carlo, Keith Barnham and Kisuk Kang.

Looking forward to meet you in Sicily early next September,

Francesco Meneguzzo and Mario Pagliaro
Chairman and Co-Chairman, SuNEC 2016

General Info

General information: Travel info, Conference venue, Social program and more.

What to do and where to go

How «to see Sicily honestly» The New York Times)

Organization and Contact

An Organizing Committee comprising Italy's Research Council researchers at ISMN and IBIMET Institutes organizes SuNEC 2016. 


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Call for Abstracts

Offers of oral and poster abstracts are now invited for SuNEC 2016 within any of the themes listed below:
  • Photovoltaics
  • Electric vehicles
  • Solar fuels
  • Concentrated solar power
  • Solar thermal
  • Solar economy (Helionomics)
  • Energy efficiency
  • New energy technologies


Register to take part to a leading Conference highlight exciting innovation in solar and energy efficiency science and technology.

Previous SuNEC editions

> SuNEC 2015: A green economy after all the hype
> SuNEC 2014: Helionomics made real
> SuNEC 2013: There is enough sun for rll
> SuNEC 2012: Entering the solar era
> SuNEC 2011: A sunny first success