The 12th Seminar on power electronics for photovoltaics (May 29-May 30) addresses especially electrical engineers working in the PV sector. Specialists in hardware and control electronics give an overview on all relevant topics of power electronics for PV. These include power semiconductors and inductors, PV module integrated electronics, single- and three phase inverters, off-grid and battery inverters, feedback control systems, grid codes and measures for fire protection.