This event was held at the Anaheim convention center, USA, where APVIA presented a half-day event on 26 September 2018 starting at 9:30am and finishing at 12:30pm.
Moderated by Mr Kevin Gao, Deputy Secretary General, New Energy Industry Association for Asia and the Pacific, the programme started with short welcome address by Ms. Jinyuan Li, Assistant VP of GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd. GCL is also the special co-organizer of this side event.
This was followed by Keynote Presentations by Mr. Mihir Desu, Manager from Strategen Consulting and Prof. Sean White, Book Author, NABCEP & IREC Master Trainer, CEO of White House Solar.
Mr. Chengjiang Fu，Product Director, GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd has also made a presentation on Beyond Mono & Multi-GCL CAST MONO, mainly introducing its cast mono products which offer high efficiency and low price with lower LID and enable lower PPA price or higher project returns compared with mono products. He also indicated that cast mono product has been available since Q3, 2018.
Session 1 is co-organized by VDE, focusing on ‘Addressing the bankability and investability of Solar + Storage’. This great session has successfully aroused many attendees’ curiosity which can be seen from its active interaction with the audience.
The major participants joining in the speeches and panel discussions are also listed below:
Mr. John Sedgwick, President, VDE Americas
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 1 panel
In session 2, Dr. David Renne, President, International Solar Energy Society (ISES) has addressed a speech on ‘Opportunities and Challenges for the Solar Industry in Meeting the Climate Challenge’.
Mr. Julian Willenbrock from ASOLMEX (Mexican Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy) made a brief introduction of ‘Mexico Solar Market and Solar Power Mexico 2019’.
A panel moderated by Mr. Pranav R. Mehta, Chairman, National Solar Energy Federation of India; Chair-Elect, Global Solar Council was followed focusing on discussing ‘The Way Forward: What are the Opportunities for the Solar Industry in Addressing Climate Challenges?’
The major participants joining in this panel are also listed below:
Mr. Bruce Douglas, Deputy CEO & Chief Operating Officer, Solar Power 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. Niveshen Govender, South African Photovoltaic Industries Association (SAPVIA)
Mr. Hongming You, Vice President, Trina Solar Co., Ltd.
Mr. Julian Willenbrock, Head of Int'l Partnership, ASOLMEX (Mexican Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy)
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, Head of China| Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA)