Program Sessions

Program October 23

9:00 - 10:20  |  Lightweight Modules -  Scientific Approach

 

Title Speaker Institution

Does Research Need New Parameters Like Power Weight for Light Weight Solar Modules?

Introductory Presentations and Discussion.

Gernot Oreski     

Polymer Competence Center Leoben

Holger Neuhaus

Fraunhofer ISE

Eleonora Annigoni

École Polytechnique Fédérale
de Lausanne

Jens Schneider Fraunhofer CSP

                                                                                                                                                                                           

11:00 - 12:20  |  Lightweight Modules and their Applications / ViPV

 

Title Speaker Institution
PV Integration in an Electric Powered Ferry Maurice Bajohr
Torqueedo GmbH
Lightweight 3D Shaped Solar Roof Simone Regondi

Lightyear

What do Aviation and PV have in Common?
Christian Dries
DAS Energy
Challenges and Perspectives of Vehicle Integrated PV Mathieu Baudrit
Sono Motors

                                                                                                                                                                                           

13:30 - 14:50  |  Exhibition Light Weight Modules & Measurement Equipment

 

Light Weight Modules presented by

  • Fraunhofer CSP
  • Sono Motors
  • PS Union / Streetscooter
  • Lightyear
  • OPES Solutions
  • DAS Energy

Measurement Equipment

  • DENKweit Technology (Lab + Hand Tool)
  • PIDcheck
  • LIDScope
  • Homogenity Tester

9:00 - 10:20  |  High Performance Cells and Modules

 

Title Speaker Institution
Development of High Efficiency Mono-crystalline and Multi-crystalline Q.antum Cells for Industrial Mass Production

Alexander To    

Hanwha QCells GmbH

PERC Technology and beyond

Dr. Josef Haase

centrotherm AG

Overview on Perovskite-based Tandem Solar Cell Devices

Dr. Jie Ge

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

With New Interconnection Technology to Higher Module Output Heiko Mehlich Meyer Burger Germany AG

                                                                                                                                                                                           

11:00 - 12:20  |  Power Degradation and Measurement

 

Title Speaker Institution
Characterization of Bifacial Silicon PV Modules: Assessment of the IEC Draft Standard   Juan Lopez Garcia  EC Joint Research Center
Modeling PID: From Indoor Testing to Prediction of Long-Term Performance Eleonora Annigoni

EPFL

Recovery and Prevention of PID by Use of Float Controller

Thomas Dorsch

PADCON GmbH
Performance Loss Due to LeTID on c-Si PERC Solar Modules Friedericke Kersten
Hanwha QCells GmbH
Advanced Light Soaking System for Comprehensive Degradation Testing of Industrial Solar Cells Sascha Esefelder
Wavelabs Solar Metrology Systems GmbH

                                                                                                                                                                                           

13:30 - 14:50  |  New Module Reliability Testing Methods – FIDELITAS Closing Colloquium

 

Title Speaker Institution
Field Experiences – Evaluation of Module Quality and Failure Modes

Gerhard Mathiak 

TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH

UV Fluorescence – Method and Application for Long-Term Degradation Modelling

Arnaud Morlier

Institute for Solar Energy Research GmbH

Digital Prototyping -  An Improvement in Reliability of Module Development

Matthias Pander

Fraunhofer CSP
Fidelitas Demonstrator - Module Manufacturing and Reliability Testing Gerhard Mathiak TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH

                                                                                                                                                                                           

15:30 -16:50  |  Hybrid PV Systems

 

Title Speaker Institution
Battery Storage in Hybrid and Off-Grid Systems

Stefan Ailler

Tesvolt GmbH

Using Embedded Renewable Generation to Stabilize Rural Distribution
Networks

Julian Gerstner

ABO Wind AG

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19:30  |  Networking Dinner

Program October 24

9:00-10:20  |  Desert Module Design / Soiling and Abrasion

 

Title Speaker Institution
New Soiling Detection System Field Tests in Spain and Morocco

Marc Korevaar 

Kipp&Zonen BV   

PV Module Performance & Reliability in Desert Environment

Amir Abdallah

QEERI

Potentials in Optimization of PV Modules for Desert Applications

Hamed Hanifi

Fraunhofer CSP
PV in Deserts
Ahmed Benlarabi IRESEN

                                                                                                                                                                                           

11:00-12:20  |  Data Science in PV Systems

 

Title Speaker Institution
How the Digital Twin Provides STC Values and Changes the Monitoring & Analysis Approach Radically

Dr. Roustam Asimov

SunSniffer GmbH

Classification of Electroluminescence Pictures in Solar Cell Mass Production using Modern Neural Networks

Markus Patzold

DENKweit

Energy Yield Simulations of PV Systems Using Machine Learning Methods

David Daßler

Fraunhofer CSP

                                                                                                                                                                                           

13:30 - 14:50  |  Importance of PV for the Energy Transition – Opportunities and Challenges of Digitalization


Title Speaker Institution
PV Energy Systems –Economic Considerations and Risks from a Finance Perspective

Felix Holz   

Deutsche Bank

Virtual Sensors by Digital Twin Technology Elevate Asset Management and O&M to the Next Level, Providing Most Information for Sound Action Readiness

Roustam Asimov

SunSniffer GmbH

The Role of Photovoltaics in Germany’s "Energiewende"

Stephan Riedel    

Naturstrom AG
Energy Policy in Germany – Some Economic Considerations Dr. Christian Growitsch
Fraunhofer CEM

15:30  |  Panel Discussion: Importance of PV for the Energy Transition - Opportunities and Challenges of Digitalization

 

  • Dr. Christian Growitsch  |  Head of Fraunhofer CEM
  • Felix Holz  | Vice President Expert Team Greentech Deutsche Bank AG
  • Dr. Jörg Müller  |  Vice President R&D Cells Hanwha Q Cells GmbH
  • Dr. Roustam Asimov | CTO SunSniffer GmbH
  • Stephan Riedel  |  Head of Technical Management Naturstrom AG

9:00 - 10:20  |  Wafering Technologies I

 

Title Speaker Institution
Wire Sawing Technologies: Future Development Needs

Oliver Anspach

PV Crystalox Solar Silicon GmbH

Impact of the Diamond Wire Sawing Process on Solar Cell Processing and Efficiency

Thomas Kaden

Fraunhofer THM

Inline and Offline Characterizations of Diamond Electroplated Sawing Wires for the Wafering of Solar Grade Silicon

Michel Ly  

Thermocompact, Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission

Cutting Performance of Structured Wire in Correlation to the Wire Geometry Ringo Köpge
Fraunhofer CSP

                                                                                                                                                                                           

11:00 -12:20  |  Wafering Technologies II

 

Title Speaker Institution
Numerical Model for Sub-Surface Damage in Diamond Wire Sawn Silicon

Florian Wallburg

HTWK Leipzig

Numerical Modeling of Multi Wire Sawing Process: Interaction of Wire Web and Silicon Removal

Kjell Bühler 

Fraunhofer CSP

Electrical Discharge on Multi-wire for Slicing Single Crystalline Si-Wafers

Boyun Jang

Korea Institute of Energy Research KIER

Silicon Wafer Spalling: The Effect of Crack Propagation Dynamics Rico Meier  Arizona State University

15:30  |  Importance of PV for the Energy Transition - Opportunities and Challenges of Digitalization

 

  • Dr. Christian Growitsch  |  Head of Fraunhofer CEM
  • Felix Holz  | Vice President Expert Team Greentech Deutsche Bank AG
  • Dr. Jörg Müller  |  Vice President R&D Cells Hanwha Q Cells GmbH
  • Dr. Roustam Asimov | CTO SunSniffer GmbH
  • Stephan Riedel  |  Head of Technical Management Naturstrom AG