By : SolarPlaza BV
Date : 2009
Location : Germany / Hamburg
Conference focused on the experiences and challenges, drivers, incentives, major segments, legal and financing issues, and the expected market-growth dynamics in the world's major PV markets in the event of a further price drop of solar modules.
PV markets, solar PV industry, market, solar futur, solar and PV market and country research
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The event provided the platform to exchange crucial market and country information for the global solar and photovoltaic industry, with leading experts, creating a real global market demand-side overview.
Session I: Dynamics of the PV industry and global supply
Joe Berwind: Author of the book ''Investing In Solar Stocks'' and founder of ''Alternative Energy Investing''
Session II: the world’s leading PV markets
Germany: for how long will it remain the world’s largest PV market?
Gerhard Stryi-Hipp: Head Energy Policy, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy (ISE)
Italy: the world’s fastest growing solar PV market
Gert Gremes: President of GIFI (Italian Solar Industry Association) and Director of PV company Technospot
Session III: the European upcoming markets
Spain: is PV application in the built environment the new road to a solar future?
Javier Anta: President of the ASIF (Spanish Solar Industry Association)
France: will this Mediterranean country follow Italy?
Richard Loyen: Managing Director of Enerplan, the French Solar Energy Business Association
Greece: will this promising market with high incentives finally take off?
Stelios Psomas: Policy Advisor, HELAPCO (Greek Solar Industry Association)
Belgium: Is the rise of the Belgium PV market sustainable?
Henk Vanderhaegen: Director Operations Enfinity (Belgium Developer & System Integrator)
Czech Republik: From emerging to sustainable top-10 PV market Bronislav Bechnik: RES Specialist CZREA (Czech Republik Renewable Energy Association)
Session IV: the high potential upcoming Asian markets
China: will this market open up and support its own as well as foreign
Mr. Stephen Cai; Director China Electric Equipment Group (CEEG), Chairman of the board of CEEG SST and Business CEO of CEEG PV
India: the potential giant is waking up...
B.V. Naidu; Chairman ISA
Korea: Will the attractive support program sustain this Asian growth market
Prof. Donghwan Kim; PV expert at Korea University, former President of KPDO (Korean Photovoltaics Development Organization)
Session V: the return of former leading PV markets
Japan: Will the new government support scheme revive market growth?
Dr. Hiroshi Matsukawa: Senior Consultant, Overseas Division, RTS Corporation (Japan)
USA: How close is the USA to becoming the world’s biggest PV market?
Paula Mints: Senior PV expert, Principal Analyst, PV Services Program & Associate Director of Navigant Consulting (USA)
Session VI: Analysis of what might happen next
The Wall Street interpretation of the solar PV industry and the market outlook
Vishal Shah: Industry and Market Analyst, Barclays Capital, New York
Company Description : Speakers’ presentations slides presenting Solar market research for each country.
Organizer : SolarPlaza BVSolar Plaza is the independent global platform for knowledge, trade and events for the photovoltaic solar energy (PV) industry. The company mission is to empower the solar future. Based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, the company was founded in 2004.The company has been leading and inspiring the solar industry with high level events and trade missions for more than six years. Solar Plaza has organized more than 25 international PV trade missions and expert conferences in China, Spain, Italy, Greece, California, Taiwan, India, the UK and France.