Senior level speakers confirmed for EPIA events at the 27th EU PVSEC

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With the 27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (27th EU PVSEC) just around the corner on September 24-28, the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) has announced a string of high level speakers for its events at this year’s conference.

Held in Frankfurt, Germany, EPIA has jointly organized with EU PVSEC a number of events throughout the week which will examine the challenges and opportunities posed by the PV industry.

9th European PV Industry Summit

The 9th European PV Industry Summit will be held on Spetember 25 with a focus on “Mainstream and maturing: Challenges and opportunities for the PV industry as it moves towards high penetration”. Topics covered at the summit include PV target for 2030: General vision for the sector and PV integration into the electricity grid. Speakers at the summit will explore the prospects of PV for the coming years, discuss EPIA’s new report Connecting the Sun: Solar photovoltaics on the road to large-scale grid integration and give their views on industry innovation and new business models for PV. The speakers include Jerry Stokes, the president of Suntech Europe, Riccardo Lama, the senior vice president of technology at ENEL Distribuzione and Achim Woyte, the R&D manager at 3E. The full line-up can be accessed here.

Investors Day: “Risk mitigation in PV investments: The key to sustainable market development?”

Building on last year’s inaugural edition, the Investors Day programme will see speakers address and explore financial solutions within the PV industry. They will discuss the investments requires in manufacturing as well as the availability of affordable capital for large-scale plants development and retail projects in a competitive environment. Speakers include Major PV players, banks, investment groups, insurance companies and analysts from various companies and organizations including Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Dow Corning and SunEdison. The full programme can be accessed here.

EPIA Industry Area

Throughout the week, the EPIA will be holding several workshops, meetings and networking events at its booth as well as the Europe-Asia PV Forum on September 24. The forum will provide a platform for delegates to exchange views and examine opportunities offered by global PV industry and markets. It will be moderated by Melinda Crane, the chief political correspondent of Deutsche Welle.

22 September 2021
To commemorate the World Energy Storage Day(WESD) on 22 September, being recognized worldwide, Customized Energy Solutions (CES) and India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) is organising the 5th global conference and virtual expo, which will be held virtually on 22 September 2021. WESD is a global movement initiated by various apex trade bodies working to promote and adopt energy storage, e-mobility & green hydrogen technologies for a sustainable future. The forthcoming edition of WESD is expected to attract global participation with an intent to facilitate bi-lateral trade, market development and new research and innovation, which will invite 100+ countries, 100+ regulators & policy makers, 100+ International speakers,1000+ organisations, 100+ partners & exhibitors and 20,000+ global delegates.
28 September 2021
Solar Solutions International is the largest trade show for solar energy in Northwest Europe. Now the solar market has grown up, it's time for the next step. Solar Solutions International displays more than 500 innovations and over 100 practical seminars concerning the latest in energy storage, smart products, and an ever evolving array of solar panels. As an exclusively B2B trade show, Solar Solutions International offers both exhibitors and visitors the chance to network at the highest level. Duurzaam Verwarmd, the largest trade show for sustainable HVAC technology in the Benelux, is held simultaneously. This way your one visit gets you up to date with all of the developments in both sustainable energy and heating.
6 October 2021
Intersolar Europe is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry. It takes place as part of The smarter E Europe – the continent’s largest platform for the energy industry. Under the motto “Connecting solar business,” manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and project planners and developers from around the world meet in Munich every year to discuss the latest developments and trends, explore innovations firsthand and meet potential new customers.
6 October 2021
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18 October 2021
Intersolar South America, South America’s largest exhibition and conference for the solar industry, takes place at the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, Brazil on October 18–20, 2021, and has a focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production and solar thermal technologies. At the accompanying Intersolar South America Conference, renowned experts shed light on hot topics in the solar industry.
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