SNEC 5th (2011) International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition [SNEC (2011) PV POWER EXPO], which was approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China and jointly organized by 15 international associations and organizations, came to a successful end on February 24, 2011. Photovoltaic companies from 90 countries and regions such as Germany, UK, France, USA, Canada, Japan, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Singapore, South Korea, Russia, India, Taiwan, etc. Gathered in Shanghai for this grand occasion. 1, 838 exhibitors, 150, 000 sq. Meter exhibition space and over 180, 000 visitor attendances have made SNEC (2011) PV POWER EXPO once again break the record of PV exhibitions previously held in Asia. As the economic center of China, the world’s largest developing country, as well as a metropolis that has witnessed advanced technologies and market forces, Shanghai has naturally become the best business hub for PV-related aggregation, communication and expansion in China, Asia, and even the world. At SNEC 2011, the industrial experts, scholars and entrepreneurs gathered here to discuss extensively on the trend of the solar and PV market, industry development strategies, policy directions, cutting-edge technologies, and so on. It has been recognized that, the advantageous geographical location, strong government support and PV companies’sensitivity to the Shanghai market compose the three important backbones for the rapid development of SNEC PV POWER EXPO. Upon the previous success of five SNEC events, Shanghai New Energy Industry Association (SNEIA) plans to hold SNEC 6th (2012) International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition [SNEC (2012) PV POWER EXPO] from May 16 to 18, 2012 at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC), China. Let’s gear up for the new era of solar energy with best exhibits, wonderful design, warm reception and high-quality service!