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PV Market and Industry Status

Organized by the Becquerel Institute

What is driving the PV market in COVID times? And what can we expect in the coming months and years? While one could have believed the epidemic is near over and the business is restarting on fresh new bases, constrains actually remain on business, trade, and industry. This session will browse through the situation of the PV market and industry in general, globally, and highlight the possible future paths for development.

Moderated by: José Donoso, UNEF Spain

Presentations By:

China & India PV markets – Frank Haugwitz (AECEA) Contact: 
Industry Status – Izumi Kaizuka (RTS Corporation) Download presentation
PV Market Development in the MENA Region – Dr. Nabih Cherradi (Desert Technologies) Download Presentation
PV Market & Competitiveness Status – Gaëtan Masson (Becquerel Institute) Download Presentation

PV, Hydrogen, and Storage 

Organized by the Becquerel Institute

Short and long term storage are part of a 100% renewable energy mix. But what are the technologies and the prospects for such development in the coming years? This session will explore the growing appetite for competitive storage and the opportunities provided by hydrogen to expand the scope of PV development.

Moderated By: Dr. Eicke Weber, ESMC

Presentations By: 

Competitiveness of PV+storage Solutions – Elina Bosch (Becquerel Institute) Download Presentation
Batteries: A Game-Changer? – Hugues de la Baume (AZA Battery) Download Presentation
Competitiveness of PV Solutions with Hydrogen – Lionel Perret (Planair) Download Presentation 
Hydrogen Competitiveness in the European Energy Transition – Mark Rechter (MCPV) Download Presentation

PV Renaissance in Europe – Part 1: European PV Manufacturing Landscape

Organized by SOLARUNITED, ESMC, ETIP-PV, and ETA-Florence Renewable Energies

Recent announcements for new production capacities in Europe show dynamism in the industry and some perspectives for mass development. This session will explore the current situation of PV manufacturing, the challenges, and opportunities and will give the floor to the actors of the industry to share their views on local manufacturing and technology perspectives.

Eicke Weber, ESMC
Wim Sinke, ETIP-PV

Can manufacturing be competitive in Europe?
Jutta Trube, VDMA
Roch Drozdowski, IPVF
David Verdu, REC-Norway

A review of recent project manufacturing developments:
The status of the EU upstream value chain – Gaëtan Masson, Becquerel Institute
Short Testimonies – Introduced and moderated by Monica Aleman, Becquerel Institute
Wafer and cell manufacturing Carsten Rohr, Norsun; Radovan Kopecek, ISC Konstanz; Anis Jouini, INES

Short testimonies – Introduced and moderated by André Langwost, ESMC
Module, equipment, and material manufacturing: Lucas Weiss, VOLTEC-Solar; William Chen, Aleo Solar; Daniël Kuijk, Energyra; Sebastian Gatz, Von Ardenne

PV Renaissance in Europe – Part 2: Policies

Organized by SOLARUNITED, ESMC, ETIP-PV, and ETA-Florence Renewable Energies

This session will explore the question of policies as tools to accelerate the development of a new competitive manufacturing base in Europe. It will also give the floor to policy experts and policymakers to debate on this exciting perspective of increased European manufacturing.

Which support actions by public authorities required for PV manufacturing in Europe?
Introduced and moderated by Dick Heslinga, INES
Xavier Daval, kiloWattsol – Chair of SER-SOLER
José Donoso, UNEF – Elected Chair of GSC
Wim Sinke, ETIP-PV
Naomi Chevillard, SPE

Policies to support EU manufacturing: Ecodesign, tenders, and more
Introduced and moderated by Nabih Cherradi, Desert Technologies
Carsten Rohr, Norsun
Anis Jouini, INES
Lucas Weiss, Voltec
Gaëtan Masson, Becquerel Institute

European Solar Manufacturing Policy Vision by European Visionaries:
Introduced and moderated by Andre Langwost, ESMC
Roger Nordmann, Member of Swiss parliament, President SwissSolar

Solar Mobility Forum

Organized by ESMC, SOLARUNITED, ETIP-PV, and ETA-Florence Renewable Energies in collaboration with IEA PVPS Task 17

Solar mobility becomes a reality with the need for EV to be powered by renewable electricity. But this is only the tip of the iceberg since PV powered cars are being developed, and solar produced green hydrogen is increasingly announced as a promising energy vector for the decarbonization of transport.

Moderated by: Heinz Ossenbrink

Presentations By:
Bringing VIPV to market – Tom Selten (Lightyear) Download Presentation
IEA PVPS Task17 review and recent topics in Japan – Keiichi Komoto (MHIR) Download Presentation
VIPV in Australia: Availability of Sunlight and Consumer Attitudes – Prof. N.J. Ekins-Daukes (UNSW) Download Presentation
Quantifying the benefits of VIPV – Dr. Anna J. Carr (TNO Energy Transition)
Modeling, simulation, and management strategy of an electric vehicle charging station based on a DC microgrid – Dr. Youssef Kraiem (Université de Technologie de Compiègne) Download Presentation

Manufacturing Specialties: BIPV, Floating, VIPV, and more!

Organized by ESMC, SOLARUNITED, and ETA-Florence Renewable Energies

From mainstream PV components to specialties, manufacturing is expected to evolve. The industry starts to grasp the need for a diversified approach to manufacturing for BIPV, VIPV, and much more. This session will highlight the challenges and the state of the art in manufacturing specialties.

Moderated By: Dr. Nabih Cherradi (Desert Technologies/SOLARUNITED)

Presentations By:
IMEC’S technologies and roadmap for integrated PV – Eszter Voroshazi (IMEC) Download Presentation
Integrated Photovoltaics: Potential and Technologies – Martin Heinrich (Fraunhofer ISE) Download Presentation
From Manufacturing to Time to Market Jean-Luc Kwantes (AKUO Energy)