Preliminary Program

October 22

Time Agenda
13:00 Registration
Key Note Session
14:00 Data Enabling Terawatt Photovoltaics  |  Ralph Gottschalg  |  Fraunhofer CSP
14:20 Industrial Data Requirements for Module Production  |  Holger Neuhaus  |  Fraunhofer ISE
14:40 Digitalization of PV Systems  |  Ingmar Kruse  |  SunSniffer GmbH & Co KG
15:00 Building the Foundation for a Terawatt World:  Why a Global Database Matters and What It Takes to Create One
Laurie Burnham  |  Sandia National Laboratories
15:20 Coffee Break
Operational Data and Field Performance
16:00 Quality Control from a Certifier's Point Of View - Wishes, Possibilities, Necessities And Reality - a Gap Analysis
Johanna Nathaly Bonilla Castro  |  TÜV Rheinland
16:20 Performance Testing of Bifacial Modules |  Patrizio Manganiello  |  IMEC
16:40 Experiences from the Field: Development and Recovery of PID in Coastal Environments  | Eckhard Fleiss  |  Ingenieurbüro Fleiß
17:00 Performance Analysis and Machine Learning Models for PV Energy Yield Prediction
George Georghiou  |  FOSS Research Center for Sustainable Energy
17:20 Yield Evaluation of PV Systems Utilizing Machine Learning Methods  |  David Daßler  |  Fraunhofer CSP
19:00 Networking Dinner

October 23

(Production) Metrology & Quality Assurance I
9:00 Portable LED Flasher for Quality Assurance of Solar Parks  |  Bernhard Mitchell  |  Wavelabs Solar Metrology Systems GmbH
9:20 Recent Developments in Industrial Solar Cell IV Testing  |  Maurice Lion | Botest Systems GmbH
9:40 Modern Controlling and System Monitoring  |  Thomas Dreyer | AIS Automation Dresden GmbH
10:00 CeMoDaS® – a Manufacturing Supervision System Combining Inline- and End-of-Line-Inspection with AI-Technologies
Martin Hiersemann  |  HIERSEMANN Prozessautomation GmbH
10:20 Coffee Break

Production Metrology & Quality Assurance II

11:00 On the Necessity of Automated In-Line and In-Situ Metrology for Quality Control in Industrial PV Module Production
Christian Camus | Laytec AG
11:20 Junction Box Analysis Under Operation and In-Line by Magnetic Field Imaging  |  Kai Kaufmann | DENKweit GmbH
11:40 Module Quality Assurance in Production  |  Klaus Bücher  |  Optosolar GmbH
12:20 Lunch Break

Data Requirements for Successful Grid Integration of PV

13:30 Flexible Solar - Grid Integration and Ancillary Services  |  Stefan Degener  |  First Solar GmbH
13:50 EPC Chances: Digitalization, Quality and Diversity  |  Robert van Treeck  |  BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH
14:10 Evaluating PV Module and System Data for Failure Analysis  |  Stephan Riedel  |  Naturstrom AG
14:50 Coffee Break
15:30 Panel Discussion: What are the Data Requirements Enabling Terawatt Photovoltaics?
16:30 Idea and Industrial Market
18:00 Get Together

October 24

Obstacles in Technical PV Due Dilligence

9:00 Evaluating PV Module and System Data for Failure Analysis  |  Claudia Buerhop  |  HI ERN
9:20

Data Requirements and Material Verification in Factory Inspections |  Paul Grunow |  PI Berlin

9:40

Quality Standards in PV - Where is the Big Gap?  |  Michael Köhl  |  Fraunhofer ISE

10:20 Coffee Break
Material Verification and Process Control
11:00 Reliability Testing of New Materials for Module Mass Production  |  Marcel Kühne |  Hanwha QCells GmbH
11:20 Understanding How Polymeric Materials Impact PV Modules Durability: A Key for Terawatt Photovoltaics
François Rummens  |  Renolit Belgium NV
11:40 Electrically Conductive Adhesives (ECA‘s) as a Lead-free, Alternative Connection Technology for Crystalline Solar Cells
Jörg Scheurer  |  Polytec PT GmbH
12:00 Data Mining for Process Optimization  |  Felix Neduck  |  Fraunhofer CSP
12:20 Lunch Break

Bonus Session: Half Cells - Full Performance (MechSi Closing Colloquium)

13:30 Project MechSi at a Glance  |  Jens Schneider  |  Fraunhofer IMWS
13:45 Sawing Experiments  |  Ringo Köpge  |  Fraunhofer CSP
14:00 Process Simulation  |  Kjell Bühler  |  Fraunhofer IMWS
14:15 Handling of Half Cells  | Matthias Pander  |  Fraunhofer CSP
14:30 End of Workshop