PV ModuleTech

Conference


23 - 24 October 2018

Penang, Malaysia

Book by 28/09/18 to save £300

Introduction to PV ModuleTech 2018

Going into its second year, PV ModuleTech 2018 is set to secure its slot in the calendar of PV conferences as the single most important two-day event for all stakeholders involved in the manufacturing, supply, testing, inspection, auditing, installation, financing and operation of PV modules at the utility scale level globally.

In addition to all the topics covered at the inaugural PV ModuleTech in 2017, the 2018 event sees some exciting new subjects added to the agenda, in particular, forecasting of PV module demand for the next 2-3 years.

• How big will annual demand grow to for solar PV modules during 2019 and 2020?
• Which countries will drive the PV industry to the 200 GW of annual demand figure?
• How big will China be in 2019, and going forward?
• Which countries across Europe will stimulate Y/Y growth?
• Which countries will be the first to deploy large-scale subsidy-free solar parks as a sustainable business model?

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2018 Sponsors & Partners

Platinum Sponsor

First Solar

First Solar

First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive solar energy solutions. Through determined innovation, we have achieved a significant milestone by delivering solar energy that is an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel sourced electricity. From module sales through turnkey power plant development, First Solar is a reliable, world-class partner for clean, renewable energy generation. With over 17GW of modules sold today, First Solar has a demonstrated history of financial stability and manufacturing success. As a project partner, we bring extensive expertise into how today’s PV power plants are developed, financed, designed, constructed and operated to maximize profitability for our customers and strategic partners.

First Solar

Gold Sponsors

3M

3M

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $32 billion in sales, our 91,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. For more than 30 years, 3M has been a trusted supplier of advanced materials for the solar industry. From engineered films to module assembly solutions, 3M products are designed to enhance performance, help improve module reliability, and help drive down the critical cost per watt.

3M
DUPONT

DUPONT

DuPont PV materials deliver proven performance, efficiency and lasting value. When Materials Matter™, you innovate continuously and field-test relentlessly to fulfill the need for new energy solutions. For over 40 years our innovations in PV materials have led the photovoltaics industry forward. Today our portfolio of solutions is more than just state-of-the-art—our emphasis on proven power and lasting value means they can also help you achieve higher lifetime returns on your investments. Whether you seek the leading-edge efficiency of our DuPont™ Solamet® metallization pastes, or the field-proven performance of our DuPont™ Tedlar® PVF films for your backsheets, our PV materials can help you meet the world’s growing demand for dependable renewable energy more effectively.

DUPONT
Hanwha Q CELLS

Hanwha Q CELLS

Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:HQCL) is one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ) with its diverse international manufacturing facilities in Malaysia and China. Hanwha Q CELLS offers the full spectrum of photovoltaic products, applications and solutions, from modules to kits to systems to large-scale solar power plants. Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, the company provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, governmental and residential markets. Hanwha Q CELLS is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm and a Top 10 business enterprise in South Korea.

Hanwha Q CELLS
Jinko Solar

Jinko Solar

JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 9.0 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 5.0 GW for solar cells, and 9.0 GW for solar modules, as of June 30th , 2018. JinkoSolar has over 12,000 employees across its 8 productions facilities globally, 15 oversea subsidiaries in Japan (2), Singapore, India, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Australia,  and United Arab Emirates, and global sales teams in United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Kenya, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama and Argentina.

Jinko Solar
Meyer Burger

Meyer Burger

Meyer Burger is at the forefront of the photovoltaic market and has established itself as an international premium brand by offering superior precision products and innovative technologies along the photovoltaic value chain including manufacturing processes for wafers, solar cells, solar modules and solar systems. The company’s comprehensive product portfolio is complemented by a worldwide service network with spare parts, consumables, process know-how, customer support, after-sales services, training and other services. The registered shares of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (Ticker: MBTN)

Meyer Burger
RECOM

RECOM

RECOM is the largest PV module manufacturing company in Europe and a comprehensive solar solutions provider. Innovation, superior quality, financial solidity, and a proven track record in projects worldwide are the cornerstones of the business that have made RECOM the preferred choice for both high efficiency PV modules and solar solutions globally. Established in 2007, RECOM has marked a fast and steady growth as a PV module manufacturer and an IPP with worldwide presence. Deeply involved in a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects in both mature and emerging markets, RECOM’s success is based on a network of trusted partners and investors.

RECOM
SunPower

SunPower

Since 1985 SunPower has been leading global solar innovation. SunPower solar panels consistently deliver more energy and long-term peace of mind with the highest performing solar power systems available. SunPower is the solar energy choice of more homeowners and businesses around the world.

  • Global headquarters based in Silicon Valley since 1985
  • Total solar energy generated >18,000,000 MWh
  • Diversified global portfolio leading residential, commercial and utility solar energy markets
  • World's highest efficiency solar panels featuring SunPower Maxeon cell technology
  • More than 200 patents for solar technology

SunPower
Talesun

Talesun

Talesun Solar Technologies is an international manufacturer of solar cells and modules: European premium quality level linked with an excellent price-performance ratio. Founded in 2010, Talesun Solar Technologies mother company is Zhongli Group which counts 29 years of experience Talesun Solar Technologies is a worldwide leading manufacturer of photovoltaic solar cells and modules of high quality.

Talesun
Trina Solar

Trina Solar

Trina Solar delivers PV products, applications and services to promote global sustainable development. Through constant innovation, we continue to push the PV industry forward by creating greater grid parity of PV power and popularizing renewable energy. Our mission is to boost global renewable energy development around the world for the benefit of all of humanity. Through 2017, Trina Solar has delivered more than 32 GW of solar modules worldwide. This earned us the 13th spot on the “2016 Global Top 500 New Energy Enterprises.” In addition, our downstream business includes solar PV project development, financing, design, construction, operations & management and one-stop system integration solutions for customers. At the end of 2017, these solar projects connected approximately 2 GW to the global power grid. Currently, Trina Solar is pioneering development in Smart PV Energy and Energy Internet Solutions.

Trina Solar

Bronze Sponsor

Risen Energy

Risen Energy

Risen Energy Co., Ltd was founded in 1986, which located in East Coast Ninghai, Zhejiang province, and its area is 50 acres. The registered capital is 904,616,941 RMB and Risen Energy successfully launched IPO in Shenzhen Stock Exchange Market on Sep. 2nd, 2010, Stock code: 300118. Risen Energy is a hi-tech enterprise which is engaged in R&D, production, sales and service of solar modules, products of photovoltaic technology, solar terminal application and integration. Now the annual capacity of solar cells and module manufacturing is 4.5GW and Risen Energy enters into top ten of modules industry in April, 2015. There is a standard level PV laboratory, which is independent and received CNAS certification. Not only it can meet the demands of testing products from Risen, but also it can provide the service for others. Risen insists on the mission of improving the energy structure by innovation of technology and improving the quality of human life.

Risen Energy

Exhibitors

Spire Solar Eternal Sun

Spire Solar Eternal Sun

Spire Solar Eternal Sun is a leading manufacturer of solar simulators for measuring the performance and reliability of PV modules. Our mission is to contribute to the development and growth of the solar industry by enabling the highest degree of measurement control and certainty by providing high-end solar testing knowledge, technology and services. Our world- class simulators have renowned capabilities regarding repeatability, reproducibility, spectrum, uniformity, and stability. Eternal Sun Spire Solar works globally with PV module manufacturers, research institutes and test laboratories.

Spire Solar Eternal Sun
Mondragon Assembly

Mondragon Assembly

Mondragon Assembly is an internationally recognized producer of equipment for the manufacture of solar panels. We design and provide turnkey production lines and machinery for photovoltaic systems. We have been providing innovative manufacturing technology for more than fifteen years. Mondragon Assembly provide their clients with solutions and services throughout the entire value chain Turnkey solar automation solutions with a capacity of between 15MW and 200MW per year. Automatic and/or semi-automatic machinery: Tabber&Stringer + Layup, Interconnections, Cell Tester&Sorter, Laminators, Framing and machinery for Testing Photovoltaic Modules. Design, specifications and sale of raw materials and consumables, development and certification of modules. Training and know-how transfer. Personalized solutions: Mondragon Assembly’s engineering team offers their experience to help you develop your project.

Mondragon Assembly
TT Vision

TT Vision

TT VISION is a technology driven company specializing in the development of automated machine vision solutions. We offer one of the most cost effective PC-based vision systems through innovative solutions developed in-house. The high speed, high accuracy and highly repeatable system is the result of years of research of refinement from field tests. Today, our vision systems are installed worldwide in multi-national facilities from USA, China, Philippines, Costa Rica and Malaysia.

TT Vision