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IES-UPM in the media

Learn what is going on at IES-UPM

Activities developped at IES-UPM 

Video presented at UPM Day 2022

UPM Scientists Women: Rita H. Almeida

Dr. Rita H. Almeida is a post-doc researcher at IES-UPM, being her research focused on photovoltaic irrigation systems. In 2019, her works on the development of technical solutions for reliable and efficient techniques for high power hybrid photovoltaic systems was awarded with the Best PhD Thesis Prize by Clarke Modet-UPM Chair.

A breakthrough approaches for solar power

BBC News reports on the work carried out by IES and Insolight in the framework of the GRECO Project 

The first prototype to "put the sun into a box" and revolutionise energy storage arrives in Spain. 


The physicist Perla Wahnón elected as the first woman to preside the Spanish scientists' community

Read more: El País; Diario 16; Europa Press; Spain's News

The IES-UPM validates a 29% efficient roof-top capable solar panel

Read here the Press Release.

Solar Revolution II: The story of IES-UPM

Second episode of the TV miniseries on solar energy in Spain (Spanish language)

Solar Revolution

A report broadcast by la 2 rtve (La aventura del saber) (Spanish language)

World Record

ACCIONA and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid achieve the world record for power measurement in characterization of photovoltaic generators in Chile


Researchers at IES-UPM lead the first European Project for energy storage at temperatures higher than 1000 °C


The Photovoltaic Systems Group has introduced the first full scale 360 kWp photovoltaic irrigation system demonstrator in the framework of the project MASLOWATEN

A team of researchers at IES-UPM define the optimum photovoltaic cells for spatial missions to Mercury.


Free software to predict the energy production of photovoltaic systems



Prof. Gabriel Sala has been appointed to act in representation of UPM in UNI-SET, a platform providing useful tools such as this European Atlas of Universities in Energy Research & Education, or this Roadmap for European Universities in Energy.



Prof. Ignacio Rey-Stolle appointed as a member of the Editorial Board of “Solar Energy Materials & Solar cells” for CPV and Emerging III-V concepts.



Prof. Luque invested as Dr. Honoris Causa from the Universidad de Málaga



Dr. Alejandro Datas, promoter of the recently awarded project SILSTORE, explains in this interview for the radio show “Aquí no hay playa” (Onda Madrid), the research carried out at IES-UPM to develop the system for energy storage in melted silicon.


PROPHET. Prediction and management tool for Photovoltaic Solar Energy

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