Draft program bifiPV2018

Abstracts for posters can be submitted after registration

Dates:

September 10-11, 2018

 

 

 

 

Site:

Sheraton Denver West, Colorado USA

 

 

Day 1

 

Monday, September 10, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

08:00

00:30

Registration of participants.  Continental breakfast

 

 

 

 

 

08:30

00:20

Opening of Workshop

 

Chris Deline and Peter Green

 

NREL

USA

08:50

00:20

Overview of the Bifacial World

 

Radovan Kopecek

 

ISC Konstanz

Germany

09:10

00:20

Bifacial world from a bifacial company┬┤s perspective

 

Ashok Sinha

 

Sunpreme

USA

09:30

00:40

Networking Break

 

 

 

 

 

Session 1

 

Bankability of Bifacial Technology

 

Chris Deline & Joshua Stein

 

NREL & Sandia

USA

10:10

00:15

Bankability

 

Jenya Meydbrey

 

Cypress Creek

USA

10:25

00:15

Bankability

 

Ralph Romero

 

Black & Veatch

USA

10:40

00:15

Bankability

 

Scott Stephens

 

NRG

USA

10:55

00:15

Bankability

 

Jonathan Previtali

 

Wells Fargo

USA

11:10

00:15

Bifacial module pricing and energy yield

 

Mike Woodhouse

 

NREL

USA

11:25

00:30

Panel Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

11:55

01:20

Lunch break

 

 

 

 

 

Session 2

 

Bifacial Systems and LCOE

 

Hartmut Nussbaumer & TBD

 

ZHAW & TBD

Switzerland & USA

13:15

00:15

Single-axis tracked bifacial system results

 

Silvana Ayala

 

U. of Arizona

USA

13:30

00:15

Large single-axis trackers for bifacial systems

 

Javier Guerrero Perez

 

Soltec

USA

13:45

00:15

Siingle-axis tracking systems

 

TBD

 

Array Technologies

USA

14:00

00:15

Bifacial carport installation with >20% Bifacial Gain

 

Jose Castillo-Aguilella

 

Prism Solar

USA

14:15

00:15

Yingli bifacial moules and systems

 

 TBD

 

Yingli 

 China

14:30

00:30

Panel Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

15:00

00:40

Networking Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 3

 

Bifacial Cells and Modules

 

Ingrid Romijn & TBD

 

ECN & TBD

Netherlands & USA

15:40

00:15

PERC+ Bifacial

 

TBD

 

Longi

China

15:55

00:15

nPERT and IBC Bifacial

 

Mr. Wang

 

Jolywood

China

16:10

00:15

Energy gain of  Heterojunction bifacial technology

 

Andre Richter

 

Meyer Burger

Switzerland

16:25

00:15

Outdoor characterization of bifacial modules at Hanwha Q CELLS & comparison to simulation results

 

Dominik Buss

 

Q CELLS

Germany

16:40

00:15

 

 

 

 

 

16:55

00:30

Panel Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

17:25

 

End of Day 1

 

 

 

 

 

17:25

00:35

Break

 

 

 

 

 

18:00

 

Dinner - Simm's Steakhouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2

 

Tuesday September 11, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

08:30

00:30

Assemble, Continental breakfast

 

 

 

 

 

Session 4

 

Bifacial Modeling and LCOE

 

Joris Libal & Bas van Aken

 

ISC Konstanz & ECN

Germany & Netherlands

09:00

00:15

Bifacial modeling: from Atoms to Systems

 

Ashraf Alam

 

Purdue

USA

09:15

00:15

Bifacial modeling TBD

 

Markus Klenk

 

ZHAW, ECN, INES

EU

09:30

00:15

Ground Albedo measurements and modeling

 

Bill Marion

 

NREL,  Sandia

USA

09:45

00:15

PVSyst updates

 

Bruno Wittmer

 

PVSyst

Switzerland

10:00

00:15

 

 

 

 

 

10:15

00:30

Panel Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

10:45

01:15

Poster Session

 

 

 

 

 

12:00

01:20

Lunch Break

 

 

 

 

 

Session 5

 

Bifacial Characterization and Qualification

 

Maryline Joanny & TBD

 

CEA INES & TBD

France & USA

13:20

00:15

Bifacial round robin

 

Mauro PRAVETTONI

 

SERIS

Singapore

13:35

00:15

Standardization of the power rating of bifacial solar devices

 

Gilles Arnoux

 

Pasan

Switzerland

13:50

00:15

Standards and requirements for Bifacial modules and systems

 

Kent Whitfield

 

UL

USA

14:05

00:15

BiFaTest: Characterization of bifacial solar cells and modules

 

Sebastian Dittmann

 

Anhalt Univ.

Germany

14:20

00:15

 

 

 

 

 

14:35

00:30

Panel Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

15:05

00:30

Networking Break

 

 

 

 

 

15:35

00:15

Workshop Summary

 

Joshua Stein

 

Sandia

USA

15:50

 

End of Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optional Technical Tour: NREL

 

 

 

 

 

09:00

03:00

Morning NREL tour: Limit 30.

 

 

 

 

 

12:00

01:30

Lunch, AM and PM tours

 

 

 

 

 

13:30

03:00

PM technical tour : Limit 30.

 

 

 

 

 

16:30

 

End of Technical Tours