Program Sessions

9:00 - 10:20  |  BIPV - Escaping the Niche

 

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11:00 - 12:20  |  VIPV - Electro Mobility and PV

 

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13:30-14:50  |  Performance Evaluation and Modeling of Modules and Systems

 

  • Advanced Energy Yield Simulations for Various Cell Technologies in a Desert Climate  |  Prof. Imre Horvath  | IMEC Belgium
  • Analysis of Voltage Signatures of Modules in Operation Enables Advanced Error Detection  |  Ingmar Kruse  |  SunSniffer
  • Performance Modelling | Dr. Matthias Ebert | Fraunhofer CSP
  • Ensuring Accurate Energy Yield Prediction: Outdoor Testing and Performance Modeling at Hanwha Q CELLS  |  Max Köntopp  |  Hanwha QCells

                                                                                                                                                                                           

15:30 - 16:50  |  Systems: Decentral, Hybrid, Coupled

 

  • International Market Potential for Renewable Energy Hybrid Projects  |  Paul Faunscht  |  GOPA Intec
  • Optimized Operation of PV-Diesel Hybrid Systems: How Much Storage Is Useful?  |  Prof. Antonio Notholt  | Uni Reutlingen
  • Offgrid + hybrid  | Dieter Miener  | IBC Solar

9:00 - 10:20  |  Regeneration & Passivation of Light-Induced Degradation of Silicon Solar Cells

 

  • LIDScope  |  Enno Malguth | Laytec AG
  • Electronic Regeneration for Mass Production |  Marcus Gläser |  Fraunhofer CSP
  • Light-induced Regeneration | Thomas Pernau | Centrotherm AG
  • Status Quo Regeneration | Friederike Kersten |  Hanwha QCells

                                                                                                                                                                                           

11:00 - 12:20  |  PID Diagnostics

 

  • PIDcheck  |  Nadine Schüler |  Freiberg Instruments
  • PID Field Experiences  |  Wolfgang Nasse  |  Suncycle GmbH
  • Dealing with PID in the Field | Alessandro Virtuani  |  École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • Origin of PID-s  |  Otwin Breitenstein  | Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics

                                                                                                                                                                                           

13:00 - 14:50  |  SunSimulators and PV Metrology

 

  • Avoiding Errors in Fill-factor Measurements  |  Dr. Sascha Esefelder  |  Wavelabs GmbH
  • Challenges for Inline Optical inspection in PV - High Performance at High Speed and Low Cost  |  Dr. Christopher Berge  |   GPSolar / ISRA Vision
  • Manufacturing Execution System in a High Performance Pilot Cell Production  |  Dr. Heiko Mehlich  |  Meyer Burger Germany AG

                                                                                                                                                                                           

15:30 -16:50  |  Mechanical Yield in PERC Cell and Module Production (Status Workshop MechSi)

 

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9:00-10:20  |  Sustainability

 

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11:00-12:50  |  High Performance Cells and Modules - >300W, >30a, <0,3€/Wp

 

  • High Efficient Cells and Modules Made In Germany  |  Alexander Kasic  | aleo Solar GmbH
  • tbd  |  Bernhard Klöter  |  Hanwha QCells
  • tbd  |  Jens Schneider  |  Fraunhofer CSP

9:00 - 10:20  |  Desert Modules: Performance, Reliability and Lifetime

 

  • Climate-specific Weathering Tests for Service Life Estimation of PV Modules  |  Michael Köhl  |  Fraunhofer ISE
  • tbd  |  Steffen Bornemann  |  Folienwerk Wolfen
  • tbd  |  Christian Ehrich  |  Fraunhofer CSP

                                                                                                                                                                                           

11:00 -12:20  |  Soiling / Cleaning of Glas Coating

  • Outdoor Measurments and Soiling Model  |  Ben Figgis  |  QEERI
  • Laboratory Soiling Test and Standardization  |  Andreas Rudolph  |  TOPAS GmbH
  • tbd  |  N.N.  |  DSM
  • tbd  |  Klemens Ilse | Fraunhofer CSP