Preliminary program

OCTOBER 24, 8pm RECEPTION  

OCTOBER 25/26, 9pm WORKSHOP

Session

Institution

Topic or Title

Opening     20min

ISC Konstanz

bifiPV world 2017: status and outlook

Session I

 

Systems: reports on large bifacial systems

20 min

INES

overview

15 min

Sunpreme/TGC

Sunpreme’s HCT-based Bifacial PV Module: A Compelling Solution for Commercial & Industrial Systems

15 min

SolAround

Comparison of different bifacial systems 

15 min

Yingli

50MWp bifacial system and standards

15 min

Tempress

400kW bifacial system in EU and comparison with other systems

15 min

sunfloat

Floating bifacial PV

15 min

solarspar

Small vertical E-W oriented modules on rooftop (Swiss)

15 min

Next2sun

3MWp vertical E-W oriented system in Germany

15 min

Enel

Tracked bifacial system in Chile (NOT YET CONFIRMED)

Session II

 

Solar Cells: industrial bifacial cells for production

20 min

ECN

overview

15 min

LONGi

PERC+ (NOT YET CONFIRMED)

15 min

Jinko

nPERT

15 min

Pannasonic

HJT (NOT YET CONFIRMED)

15 min

SolAround

pPERT

15 min

RCT

mcPERCT

Session III

 

Modules: bifacial module concepts

20 min

ZHAW

overview

15 min

3sun

Si heterojunction bifacial modules: an innovative industrial perspective towards more efficient PV energy generation

15 min

Meyer Burger

The real power of bifacial HJT Smart Wire Connection Technology

15 min

FhG CSP

Bifacial gain simulations of modules and systems under desert conditions

15 min

SERIS

Bifacial modules

15 min

DSM

Advanced layers for bifacial modules

Session IV

 

Bifacial gain simulations and LCOE calculations

20 min

ISC Konstanz

overview

15 min

PVsyst

Pvsyst´s bifacial simulations (NOT YET CONFIRMED)

15 min

Polysun

Polysun´s bifacial simulations

15 min

ISC Konstanz

MoBiDiG: simulations and LCOE

15 min

PI Berlin

Yield Study on Identical Bifacial Rooftop Systems installed in the USA and in Germany

15 min

INES

Results on bifacial gain experiments and simulations

15 min

ZHAW

Bifarot: an experimental way for LCOE calculation

15 min

IMEC

Bifacial simulations

15 min

ECN

Simulation of rear side shading in bifacial systems

15 min

NREL/SANDIA

Bifacial simulations

Session V

 

Measurements and qualification standards

20 min

Passan

overview

15 min

Halm

Correct bifacial measurements

15 min

Aurora

Inline characterisation in mass production

15 min

EC,  DG JRC

Temperature coefficients of n-type bicacial silicon PV modules under natural and simulated sunlight

15 min

AiT

How to introduce bifaciality within the module type and safety testing procedures

15 min

EternalSun

Bifacial measurements

15 min

TÜV

Qualification standards for bifacial modules (NOT YET CONFIRMED)

15 min

ISE

Calibrated bifacial cell and module measurements

Session VI

 

Technical wrap up: are we doing the right things right? 

20 min

Nordman

Critical summary and outlook for successful bifacial future

Session VII

 

Bankability

20 min

Meyer Burger

overview

40 min

DISCUSSION

Moderated podium discussion: how to speed up bifacial future?