Solar, Storage, Electrical Vehicle Production & Markets – the South Korean Approach : Supporting the Global Response to Climate Change
This press release has been prepared by Dr. Murray Cameron, APVIA COO
Let me give some background to the International Green Energy Expo & Conference 2018 Deagu/South Korea.
The event started with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing between three parties, namely APVIA, ExCo & KOPIA (the Korea PV Industry Association) to foster closer collaboration in the clean energy sector.
MoU signing between APVIA, ExCo & KOPIA
APVIA then presented a half-day event starting at 1pm and scheduled to conclude at 5pm.
After an introduction to the event by APVIA Chief Operating Officer (COO) Dr. Murray Cameron (who moderated the event), the programme started with a short welcome address by the special co-organizer GCL represented by Mr. Kobe Qin, Sales Director, GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd.
Mr. Kobe Qin
This was followed by a Keynote Presentation on the subject of “Market Policy & Industry” by Mr. Seo Jae hong, General Manager of the Korea Photovoltaic Industry Association (KOPIA).
Mr. Seo Jae hong
A panel discussion with the focus “Advanced Solar & Storage Technologies” moderated by Dr. Cameron then took place with the following participants:
Mr. Brad Bae, President of Emax Power who presented a presentation on “Domestic (Korea) ESS Market Status & Forecasting ESS Market focused on New Applications”.
Mr. Kang Sang Jin, Director of Destin Power, was also a panelist and he spoke on the topic of “Precautions for Maximising Revenue of PV connected ESS”
The third member of the panel was Mr. Seo Jae hong, General Manager of KOPIA.
Dr. Cameron then made a Keynote Presentation on “E-Mobility & the impact of renewables” in which he outlined the various trial projects currently ongoing.
This was followed by a second panel discussion on the subject of “PV Technology Innovations in South Korea & other parts of Asia”, again moderated by Dr. Cameron.
The participants of this panel were:
Mr. Bin Du, Senior Engineer of Floating Products, Sungrow Power Supply Co. Ltd, who highlight the subject of “Sungrow floating solar power station one-stop solutions”.
Mr. Bin Du
Mr. Milan Koev, Head of APAC, REC Solar Pte Ltd, who presented “Leading Technological Advancements in Solar Power”.
Mr. Milan Koev
Mr. Kim Yong Wook, Chief Representative, Wuxi Suntech Power Co. Ltd. who focused on the subject of “Advanced and Innovative Suntech Technolgy and Modules”.
Mr. Kim Yong Wook
16:45 – 16:55 Discussion with the audience
16:55 – 17:00 Closing remarks
Apart from the APVIA event, there were 3 full days of diverse presentations both in the exhibition areas and the conference facilities. These were mostly presented in Korean given the location of the event.
Note to Editors:
The Asian Photovoltaic Association (APVIA) is an international non-profit association embracing the photovoltaic (PV) sector in the Asia-Pacific region. Member companies consist of PV enterprises, scientific institutions, and other relevant organizations. APVIA works for the promotion and global deployment of PV energy technology.
For further information about APVIA and it Seminar Series, please contact:
Karen Zhang (Ms) Secretariat, Associate| Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA)