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Programme PV Module Forum 2019

TÜV Rheinland, Am Grauen Stein, 51105 Cologne, Germany
12 - 13 February 2019

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

09:00 Welcome Coffee and Registration
10:30About this ForumFlorian Reil, Chairman of the Forum
TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH
Cologne, Germany
10:35Welcome by EnergyAgency.NRWDr. Frank-Michael Baumann
Düsseldorf, Germany

Session 1: Photovoltaic - On its Way to Save the Climate

Session Chairs: Carl-Georg Graf von Buquoy, EnergyAgency.NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany and Dr. Benedikt Rösen, EnergyAgency.NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany

10:40 1.1 Climate Change and Roll-out of Renewable Energies – It doesn’t fit so far – Example Germany Prof. Volker Quaschning,
University of Applied Sciences HTW Berlin
Berlin, Germany
11:101.2 Global PV Market Overview and Recent Developments Gaetan Masson
Becquerel Institute
Brussels, Belgium
11:401.3 International Collaboration to Foster a Quality Infrastructure for Globalised PV Markets Francisco Boshell,
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Bonn, Germany
12:001.4 PV as Main Source for Electricity in Sunshine Countries - From Solar Home Systems over Micro Grids to PV Mega PlantsWilli Ernst
BIOHAUS-Stiftung für Umwelt und Gerechtigkeit
Paderborn, Germany
12:40Innovations by BayWa r.e.Dr. Benedikt Ortmann
BayWa r.e. Solar Projects GmbH
Munich, Germany
12:43Innovations by LONGi SolarWinfried Wahl
LONGi Solar Technologie GmbH
Frankfurt, Germany
12:46Innovations by SitemarkThomas-Louis de Lophem
Heverlee, Belgium
12:49Innovations by Canadian SolarVictoria Devesa
Canadian Solar EMEA GmbH
Munich, Germany
12:52End of Session 1
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Session 2: PV Cell and Module Technology

Session Chairs: Dr. Marc Köntges, Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin, Emmerthal, Germany and Christof Erban, Herzogenrath, Germany

14:00 2.1 State-of-the-Art PV Module Technologies: Loss Characterization and Performance Gains Dr. Yong Sheng Khoo
Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS)
14:202.2 New PV Cell Concepts Combined with New Interconnection TechnologyAndreas Waltinger
Meyer Burger GmbH
Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany
14:502.3 Advanced Concepts and Materials for Photovoltaics Modules: from Mass Production to Specialised PV ApplicationsProf. Christophe Ballif
CSEM PV-Center and EPFL Photovoltaics Laboratory
Neuchâtel, Switzerland
15:202.4 New Developments in Back Sheet Materials Dr. Gernot Oreski
Polymer Competence Center Leoben (PCCL)
Leoben, Austria
15:48Innovations by Eternal Sun Spire SolarElias Garcia Goma
Eternal Sun Spire Solar
The Hague, The Netherlands
15:51Innovations by FAIRFLEETAlexander Engelfried
Munich, Germany
15:54Innovations by h.a.l.m.Dr. Alexander Edler
h.a.l.m. elektronik gmbh
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
15:57End of Session 2
16:00Coffee Break

Session 3: PV Module Characterization

Session Chairs: Dr. Stefan Winter, PTB, Braunschweig, Germany and Dr. Tony Sample, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy

16:40 3.1 Novel Devices Measurements and Outdoor Measurement Procedures Dr. Yoshihiro Hishikawa
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
17:103.2 Status of Research Related to PERC Degradation Prof. Giso Hahn
University of Konstanz
Konstanz, Germany
17:403.3 Electroluminescence Characterization of Thin-Film PV ModulesDr. Andreas Gerber
Forschungszentrum (FZ) Jülich
Jülich, Germany
18:003.4 Angular Response Measurement of Thin-Fim PV Modules Dr. Werner Herrmann
TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH
Cologne, Germany
18:28Innovations by JinkoSolarRoman Giehl
JinkoSolar GmbH
Unterschleißheim, Germany
18:31Innovations by SuntechLin Huang
Suntech Deutschland GmbH
Eschborn, Germany
18:34Innovations by Weiss TechnikMichael Wagner
Weiss Umwelttechnik GmbH
Reiskirchen, Germany
18:37End of Day 1
19:00Networking before Dinner (soft drinks and the traditional Kölsch beer)

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Session 4: Quality and Reliability

Session Chairs: Dr. David Moser, EURAC Research, Bolzano, Italy and Dr. Andreas Gerber, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

08:30 4.1 Ensuring PV Module Durability and Reliability Prof. Ralph Gottschalg
Fraunhofer CSP
Halle, Germany
09:004.2 ETIP PV White Paper on PV Quality and Reliability Dr. Harry Wirth
Fraunhofer ISE
Freiburg, Germany
09:204.3 Degradation of Polymeric Components in PV ModulesDr. Michael Kempe
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Golden, CO, USA
09:404.4 Sand Abrasion Tests for Desert Applications of PV ModulesDr. Gerhard Mathiak
TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH
Cologne, Germany
10:20Coffee Break

Session 5: PV Field Experiences

Session Chairs: Ulrike Jahn, TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH, Cologne, Germany and Willi Ernst, Biohaus-Stiftung, Paderborn, Germany

11:00 5.1 BIPV Modules with Bifacial PERC/T Cells and Multi-Wire Interconnection: Manufacturing, Monitoring and Energy Yield Dr. Eszter Voroshazi
Leuven, Belgium
11:305.2 Energy Yield Comparison Between Bifacial and Monofacial PV ModulesJohanna N. Bonilla Castro
TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH
Cologne, Germany
11:505.3 PV Module Failures in the Field and Related Errors in the Factory Dr. Jay Lin
PV Guider Consultancy
12:105.4 Effect of Dust Soiling on PV Modules Installed in Desert ConditionsDr. Aaesha Alnuaimi
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Session 6: Quality Assurance and Standardization

Session Chairs: Dr. Ana Rosa Lagunas Alonso, CENER, Spain and Dr. Christos Monokroussos, TÜV Rheinland Shanghai, China

14:00 6.1 Completed IEC 61853 Standard on PV Module Energy Rating: Overview, Application and Outlook Dr. Tony Sample
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Ispra, Italy
14:306.2 Qualification Testing of PV Modules - New Edition of IEC 61215Dr. Ingrid Repins
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Golden, CO, USA
15:006.3 Supplementary Power Rating and Type Approval for Bifacial PV ModulesDr. Christos Monokroussos
TÜV Rheinland Shanghai
Shanghai, China
15:206.4 The Role of Quality Assurance and IECRE Standardization in Investment Risk Mitigation Thomas Sauer
Gräfelfing, Germany
16:00ClosingFlorian Reil, Chairman of the Forum
TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH
Cologne, Germany
16:10End of PV Module Forum 2019

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