The agenda sessions and topics at PV ModuleTech 2019 will focus on the key global issues today in terms of module technology, quality, and reliability – specific to large-scale module purchasing decisions over the next 12-18 months.
Module technology offerings are changing at a rapid pace, with half-cut cells, shingled arrangements, PERC and bifacial types now appearing on reliability and bankability listings for site investors. Higher-efficiency and power ratings are also appearing as new n-type variants are being pitched at developers and EPCs. Finally, new materials used in module assembly – both on the front and rear side of modules – are coming to the market, lowering assembly costs, adding reliability, and assisting during site construction.
In addition to hearing from the leading global companies spanning the module value-chain (from production to supply, across materials and technology, inclusive of testing, inspection and quality auditing), PV ModuleTech 2019 will also feature the inaugural talk from the PV-Tech market research team on a new module supplier rating analysis that will assist any module buyer/user to fully understand the supply landscape on offer going forward.
Focused sessions this year at PV ModuleTech will include bifacial-module optimization, LCOE-comparisons between state-of-the-art mono/multi panels, and module pricing forecasts over the next 2 years.