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08:00
 - 10:00 GMT (UTC)
Presentation

Explaining the benefits of 600W+ panels for utility solar, including plant design for yield optimization.

  • 08:00-08:30: The Industrialization of 670W Vertex Modules - Trina Solar (China: 16:00-16:30, California: 12:00-12:30 AM)
  • 08:45-09:15: Performance enhancements in utility-scale solar with advanced inverter technology & high power modules - Huawei (China: 16:45-17:15, California: 12:45-01:15 AM)
, European CTO
, Huawei
, Head of Global Product Strategy and Market
, Trina Solar
15:00
 - 17:00 GMT (UTC)
Presentation

Includes a range of perspectives on the key design features of modules going forward and how best to test/inspect.

  • 15:00-15:30: Understanding the risk of PV modules installed in hail prone regions - RETC (China: 23:00-23:30, California: 07:00-07:30 AM)
  • 15:45-16:15: Trends in the evolution of PV modules: optimizing panel size, efficiency, reliability & energy yield - LONGi Solar (China: 23:45-00:15, California: 07:45-08:15 AM)
  • 16:30-17:00: 20,000 PV modules import tested for the European market: results & trends - Eternalsun Spire (China: 00:30-01:00, California: 08:30-09:00 AM)
, CTO
, Eternalsun Spire
, Director of Product Marketing
, LONGi Solar
, Vice President, Business Development
, Renewable Energy Test Centre (RETC)
18:00
 - 20:00 GMT (UTC)
Presentation

Final bankability session, understanding financial and technical metrics behind utility-scale module selection today.

  • 18:00-18:30: Ten years of PV bankability studies: observations & lessons learned - Black & Veatch (China: 02:00-02:30, California: 10:00-10:30 AM)
  • 18:45-19:15: Module Technical Diligence and Quality Assurance Requirements - Wells Fargo Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance (REEF) (China: 02:45-03:15, California: 10:45-11:15 AM)
  • 19:30-20:00: Module Bankability: In and Beyond the Factory - First Solar (China: 03:30-03:00, California: 11:30-12:00 AM)
, Consultant
, Black & Veatch
, Director of Technology & Technical Services
, Wells Fargo Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance (REEF)
, Director of Product Management
, First Solar
, Senior Managing Director
, Black & Veatch
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