International Solar Energy Society

Founding Year: 1954

Staff: 27


Klaus Vajen (President)

Is a “non-profit UN-accredited membership NGO that works to achieve 100% renewable energy for all, used efficiently and wisely, by providing the global renewable energy community with a collective, scientifically-credible voice and up-to-date information gathered and synthesized by its talented members.” ISES promotes “solar research and development, provides authoritative advice on renewable energy issues worldwide, advocates for a sustainable global solar industry, supports the career growth of Young ISES members, and promotes energy education at all levels.”



International Solar Energy Society contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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