Program bifiPV2018

Dates:

September 10-11, 2018

Site:

Sheraton Denver West, Colorado USA

Day 1

Monday, September 10, 2018

8:00

0:30

Registration of participants. Continental breakfast

8:30

0:20

Opening of Workshop 1 and 2

Chris Deline and Peter Green

NREL

USA

8:50

0:20

Overview of the Bifacial World 2018

Radovan Kopecek

ISC Konstanz

Germany

9:10

0:20

Bifacial world from a bifacial company┬┤s perspective

Ashok Sinha

Sunpreme

USA

9:30

0:40

Networking Break

Session 1

Bankability of Bifacial Technology

Chris Deline & Josh Stein

NREL & Sandia

USA

10:10

0:15

1 Barriers to Financing Bifacial PV Projects

Jenya Meydbrey

Cypress Creek

USA

10:25

0:15

2 Bifacial PV Characterization and Ranking Program

Ralph Romero

Black & Veatch

USA

10:40

0:15

3 Economic analysis of Bifacial PV Systems

Scott Stephens

NRG

USA

10:55

0:15

4 Wells Fargo views on Bifacial technology

Jonathan Previtali

Wells Fargo

USA

11:10

0:15

5 Bifacial module pricing and energy yield

Mike Woodhouse

NREL

USA

11:25

0:30

Panel Discussion

11:55

1:20

Lunch break

Session 2

Bifacial Systems and LCOE

Hartmut Nussbaumer

ZHAW

Switzerland

13:15

0:15

1 Single-axis tracked bifacial system results

Silvana Ayala

U. of Arizona

USA

13:30

0:15

2 Large single-axis trackers for bifacial systems

Javier Perez & Colin Caufield

Soltec

USA

13:45

0:15

3 Lower bifacial pricing using Arctech MiniFrame

Vinay Kumar

Arctech Solar

USA

14:00

0:15

4 Bifacial Commercial Installations with Improved Bifacial Gains

Tyler Stewart

Prism Solar

USA

14:15

0:15

5 A simplified method to approximate bifacial system mismatch losses

Rhonda Bailey

Recurrent Energy

USA

14:30

0:30

Panel Discussion

15:00

0:40

Networking Break

Session 3

Bifacial Cells and Modules

Ingrid Romijn

ECN-TNO

Netherlands

15:40

0:15

1 PERC+ Bifacial

Hongbin Fang

Longi

China

15:55

0:15

2 n-type bifacial 

Genhua Ji

Jolywood

China

16:10

0:15

3 An approach to quantify benefits & risks of bifacial PV systems
based on energy yield

Andre Richter

Meyer Burger

Switzerland

16:25

0:15

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

Dominik Buss

Q CELLS

Germany

16:40

0:15

5 Field Performance of PV Modules with Mono-facial and Bifacial Solar Cells

Wei Shan

JA Solar

China

16:55

0:30

Panel Discussion

17:25

End of Day 1

17:25

0:35

Break

18:00

Dinner - Simm's Steakhouse

Day 2

Tuesday September 11, 2018

8:00

0:30

Assemble, Continental breakfast, Preliminary remarks at 8:50A

8:30

0:00

Day 1 recap, Day 2 preview

Chris Deline

NREL

USA

Session 4

Bifacial Modeling and LCOE

Joris Libal & Bas van Aken

ISC Konstanz & ECN

Germany & Netherlands

8:30

0:30

1 Bifacial modeling: from Atoms to Systems

Ashraf Alam

Purdue

USA

9:00

0:15

2 Bifacial modeling with the BIFOROT

Markus Klenk

ZHAW

EU

9:15

0:15

3 Ground Albedo measurements and modeling

Bill Marion

NREL, Sandia

USA

9:30

0:15

4 Bifacial simulations in SAM

Nick DiOrio

NREL

USA

9:45

0:15

5 Albedo field measurements

Ben Bourne

SunPower

USA

10:00

0:30

Panel Discussion

10:45

1:30

Poster Session

12:00

1:20

Lunch Break

Session 5

Bifacial Characterization and Qualification

Maryline Joanny

CEA INES

France

13:20

0:15

1 Bifacial round robin

Mauro Pravettoni / Chris Deline

SERIS / NREL

Singapore

13:35

0:15

2 Standardization of the power rating of bifacial solar devices

Gilles Arnoux

Pasan

Swiss

13:50

0:15

3 Standards and requirements for Bifacial modules and systems

Kent Whitfield

UL

USA

14:05

0:15

4 BiFaTest: Characterization of bifacial solar cells and modules

Sebastian Dittmann

Anhalt Univ.

Germany

14:20

0:15

5 Dependency of bifaciality on irradiance level

Bjorn Mueller

Fraunhofer ISE

Germany

14:35

0:30

Panel Discussion

15:05

0:30

Networking Break

15:35

0:15

Workshop Summary

SLI.DO: Summary / Questions / Polls

Next Workshop Announcement

Good bye

Joshua Stein

Ingrid & Bas 

Chris Deline

Sandia

ECN>TNO

NREL

USA

Netherlands

USA

15:50

End of Workshop

Day 3

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Optional Technical Tour: NREL

9:00

3:00

Morning NREL tour: Limit 30.

12:00

1:30

Lunch, AM and PM tours

13:30

3:00

PM technical tour : Limit 30.

16:30

End of Technical Tours

Poster Session

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 10:45 am - 1:15 pm

Poster Number

Location

Title

Presenting Author

Affiliation

1

Ballroom

PID Benchmark on rearside of bifacial solar cells

Kai Sporleder

Fraunhofer CSP

2

Ballroom

Simulating the influence of field design on LCOE of a bifacial photovoltaic power plant

Dimitrij Chudinzow

University of Stuttgart

3

Ballroom

Bifacial field tests in Atacama and comparison of yield simulations 

Thore Mueller

Engie

4

Ballroom

Yield Study on Vertical Bifacial Modules at Different Orientations

Lars Podlowski, Stefan Wendlandt

PI Berlin

5

Ballroom

Annual outdoor performance of LG Bifacial Modules

Hyun Jung Park et al.

LG

6

Hallway

BIFACE: Combining energy yield modelling with wind load simulation for bifacial systems on rooftops

Evert Bende

ECN TNO

7

Hallway

BIGEYE simulation tool including validation

Teun Burgers and Gaby Janssen

ECN TNO

8

Hallway

Floatovoltaics with bifacial PV

Bas van Aken

ECN TNO

9

Poster Room

Modelling bifacial PV panels in Canada's north

Mandy Lewis

U. Ottowa

10

Poster Room

The AMPERE project: Automated photovoltaic bifacial cell & Module industrial Production to regain and secure European Renewable Energy

J.-F. Lerat et al.

CEA-Liten

11

Poster Room

GOPV project: A global approach to lower the cost of PV electricity via bifacial tracked module

Stephane Guillerez et al.

CEA-Liten

12

Poster Room

Life-Size demonstration of bifaciality energetic gains

Eric Pilat et al.

CEA-Liten

13

Poster Room

Si HJT bifacial modules

Maryline Joanny

ENEL and CEA

14

Poster Room

AtaMoS-TeC Project: The bifacial institute for desert PV

a) General and b) WP1

Enrique Cabrera

ISC Konstanz

15

Poster Room

MoBiDiG- electrical yield simulations for bifacial systems: summary of performed studies

Djaber Berrian

ISC Konstanz