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Three-Year Global Green Energy Innovation Technology Collabration Program
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The Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA),Global Solar Council,New Energy Industry Association for Asia and the Pacific (NEIAAP) and Shanghai New Energy Industry Association (SNEIA) have jointly launched the “Global Green Energy Innovation Technology Collaboration” program. The aim is to promote the application and industrialization of high-tech achievements among research institutions and universities, domestic enterprises, and overseas counterparts. Serving as a bridge we aim to speed up the process of converting technological achievements into productive capabilities and to promote the bi-directional exchange of technology and information.
GSC&APVIA-Solar Power International Side Event
Date:26th September,2018, 9:30AM-12:30PM
Venue:Storage Central Theater (Hall D) Anaheim Convention Center,
              Anaheim, USA
Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA), Global Solar Council(GSC), New Energy Industry Association for Asia and the Pacific (NEIAAP) and Shanghai New Energy Industry Association (SNEIA), with special co-organizer GCL and co-organizer VDE Renewables, are inviting you to participate in the side event “Solar and Storage Production & Markets in North America ” in the framework of Solar Power International (SPI).
Speakers (Status for 7 September,2018)
USA_speaker Ms. Jinyuan Li
Assistant VP of GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd
USA_speaker Mr. Anand Kumar
Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India
USA_speaker Prof. Sean White
Book Author, NABCEP & IREC Master Trainer, CEO of White House Solar
USA_speaker Mr. Mihir Desu
Manager of Strategen Consulting
USA_speaker Mr. CHENGJIANG FU
Product Director, GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd
USA_speaker Mr. Keith Punzalan
Head Strategy and Business Development, VDE Renewables
USA_speaker Mr. John Sedgwick
President, VDE Americas
USA_speaker Mr. Peter Bostock
Vice President, VDE Americas
USA_speaker Dr. Matthias Vetter
Head of Department, Electrical Energy Storage, Fraunhofer ISE
USA_speaker Mr. Jay Goldin
Vice President, Green Tech Solutions, Munich Re
USA_speaker Mr. Cherif Kedir
President and CTO, Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC)
USA_speaker Dr. David Renne
President, International Solar Energy Society (ISES)
USA_speaker Mr. Pranav R. Mehta
Chairman, National Solar Energy Federation of India; Chair-Elect, Global Solar Council
USA_speaker Mr Bruce Douglas
Deputy CEO & Chief Operating Officer, SolarPower Europe
USA_speaker Mr. Gianni Chianetta
Vice President, Italian Solar Industry Association (Italia Solare)
USA_speaker Mr Jose Donoso
General Director, Spanish National Photovoltaic Association (UNEF); President, Spanish Photovoltaic Technology Platform (FOTOPLAT)
USA_speaker Mr. Marcelo Alvarez
President, Camara Argentina de Energia Renovable (CADER)
USA_speaker Mr. Hongming You
Vice President, Trina Solar Co., Ltd.
***Speakers are listed by their speaking order.
Agenda
Currently the agenda is arranged as below:
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Solar and Storage Production & Markets in North America
Storage Central Theater (Hall D),Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, USA
Agenda of the GSC&APVIA Programme,26th September, 2018, 9:30AM ~ 12:30PM
Opening Session

 
 

9:30–10:00

Moderator: Mr. Kevin Gao,Deputy Secretary General, New Energy Industry Association for Asia and the Pacific

Welcome addresses by
Ms. Jinyuan Li,Assistant VP of GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd
Mr. Anand Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India
Prof. Sean White,Book Author, NABCEP & IREC Master Trainer, CEO of White House Solar
Mr. Mihir Desu,Manager of Strategen Consulting

10:00-10:15

GCL Product introduction presented by
Mr. CHENGJIANG FU,Product Director, GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd
Beyond Mono & Multi-GCL CAST MONO

Session 1: Addressing the bankability and investability of Solar + Storage

 

10:15–10:20
 

10:20–10:35
 
 

10:35–10:45
 
 

10:45–11:00
 
 

11:00–11:30

Moderator: Mr. Keith Punzalan,Head Strategy and Business Development, VDE Renewables

Opening remarks by
Mr. John Sedgwick,President, VDE Americas

Keynote 1 by
Mr. Peter Bostock,Vice President, VDE Americas
Improved project financial models: a boon for bankability in clean energy projects

Keynote 2 by
Dr. Matthias Vetter,Head of Department, Electrical Energy Storage, Fraunhofer ISE
Case studies on field deployment of PV battery storage systems

Keynote 3 by
Mr. Jay Goldin,Vice President, Green Tech Solutions, Munich Re
Energy storage bankability: performance, risk and the role of insurance

Panel Discussion (1)
Addressing the bankability and investability of Solar + Storage

• Where are we now in terms of bankability and investability trends in solar PV? How does this tie in with the storage sector?
• Which state of the art technical verification tests are financial stakeholders demanding for PV projects?
• The important roles of energy storage in the future low-carbon grid
• Commercially feasible business models for energy storage systems in the US and future outlook for the potential of the storage market
• Technological factors that could affect the bankability of renewables + storage projects
Moderator: Mr. John Sedgwick, President, VDE Americas
Panelists:
Mr. Peter Bostock, Vice President, VDE Americas
Mr. Cherif Kedir,President and CTO, Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC)
Dr. Matthias Vetter,Head of Department, Electrical Energy Storage, Fraunhofer ISE
Mr. Jay Goldin, Vice President, Green Tech Solutions, Munich Re

Session 2: Climate Challenge and the significant opportunities for solar to meet this challenge

 
 

11:30-11:45
 
 

11:45-12:25
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12:25-12:30

Moderator: Mr. Kevin Gao, Deputy Secretary General, New Energy Industry Association for Asia and the Pacific

Keynote speech by
Dr. David Renne,President, International Solar Energy Society (ISES)
Climate Challenge and the significant opportunities for solar to meet this challenge

Panel Discussion (2)
Climate Challenge and the significant opportunities for solar to meet this challenge

• Now that we are talking more of limiting global warming by 2 degrees centigrade, instead of 1.5 degrees considered ideal at the Paris Climate Dialogue (COP21), What important role can be seen for solar energy in meeting this challenge?
• The island nations are greatly challenged and are in immediate threat due to rapid climate change. How do you think this challenge to island nations can be met?
• Which are the new nations picking up the challenge and rapidly planning solar energy growth and what role can the Global Solar Council can play in helping these nations?
Moderator: Mr. Pranav R. Mehta,Chairman, National Solar Energy Federation of India; Chair-Elect, Global Solar Council
Panelists:
Mr. Bruce Douglas,Deputy CEO & Chief Operating Officer, SolarPower Europe
Mr. Gianni Chianetta,Vice President, Italian Solar Industry Association (Italia Solare)
Mr. Jose Donoso,General Director, Spanish National Photovoltaic Association (UNEF); President, Spanish Photovoltaic Technology Platform (FOTOPLAT)
Mr. Marcelo Alvarez,President, Camara Argentina de Energia Renovable (CADER)
Mr. Niveshen Govender,South African Photovoltaic Industries Association (SAPVIA)
Mr. Hongming You, Vice President, Trina Solar Co., Ltd.

Closing Remarks and Group Photo

*the agenda is subject to change.
This event is also co-organized by:
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Special thanks to:
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For more information about APVIA Event:
Please contact Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA) Secretariat:
Headquarter in Singapore: Tel: +65-98259261       China Office: Tel: +86-021-33683167*815
USA office: Tel: Tel: +1 408 386 3373                       Email: office@apvia.org
Website:
Global Solar Council (GSC) www.globalsolarcouncil.org
New Energy Industry Association for Asia and the Pacific (NEIAAP) www.neiaap.world
Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA) www.apvia.org
Shanghai New Energy Industry Association (SNEIA) www.sneia.org
Global Green Energy Innovation Technology Collaboration (GEIC) www.geic.org.cn
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