What: Future PV Roundtable at Solar Power International 2018
When: September 26, 2018 from 10 AM to 12 PM
Where: Solar Power International, Hilton Anaheim, attached to the Convention Center, room Palos Verdes A&B
The Future PV Roundtable is an interactive event organized by pv magazine and our partners where we explore the latest technology developments in solar. This year we will have two panel discussions featuring experts from manufacturers and testing organizations as well as researchers and analysts, who will look at both cell and module-level trends as well as grid-level issues.
Panel 1: Emerging directions in cell and module designs
Our first panel will explore the progress of cell and module technologies that are on the cusp of commercialization. We will focus on the comparative development of bifacial modules, half-cut cells, copper wire interconnection and string ribbon technology.
Head of PV Module Business, Laboratory Services
Fang Director of Product Marketing
Dr. Ilka Luck
Global Head, New Product Development & Technology
Director of Technology
Ulbrich Solar Technologies
Panel 2: Grid integration of high levels of renewable energy
This second panel will look at the challenges and opportunities in deploying very high levels of solar on electricity grids, with and without energy storage. This will include discussions of the latest research from both industry and academia on how to integrate higher levels of solar while keeping costs low for consumers, and cover both theoretical issues and real-world problems in specific grids.
Dr. Marc Perez, Senior Researcher (Clean Power Research)
Electricity Policy Manager
Dr. Mahesh Morjaria (First Solar)