IEA-PVPS Task 12
PV Environmental Health And Safety


For further information on Task 12 or to inquire about participation in the Task please contact the managers of this PVPS activity, the Operating Agents:

  • Prof./ Dr. Vasilis Fthenakis
    Brookhaven National Laboratory
    (under the auspices of the U.S. Deparment of Energy)
    Upton, NY 11973-5000
    Tel: +1 631-3442830
  • Dr. Fthenakis conceptualized Task 12; he is internationally known for his leading work on PV EHS and LCA. He is also the Director of the National PV Environmental Center (, and the Columbia University LCA Center (
  • Mr. Daniel Fraile Montoro
    European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA)
    Rue d'Arlon 63-66
    Brussels 1040
    Tel:  +32 2 400 10 62
    Fax: +32 2 400 10 10

You can also contact your national representative for Task 12. Currently, the following IEA PVPS countries are participating in Task 12: Austria, Germany, Spain, Norway, The Netherlands, Switzerland and USA. EPIA also participates in this Task.