13th Global PV Power Conference Opening & Plenary

Date:   Monday, 3 June 2019
Room: Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai, Grand Shanghai Ballroom 2
Time:  08:45-12:30

The Conference Opening & Plenary session is aimed as an international platform to present and discuss the policy updates, market trends and latest scientific results as well as to network amongst each other and enhance the visibility towards industrial and policy stakeholders. It gathers leading experts, scholars, researchers, entrepreneurs, representatives from different national Chinese institutions engaged in solar photovoltaic and renewable energies along with senior executives from the European, Asian and American solar industry associations to share their great insights into the industry.



Conference Opening

Chair: Mr Zhen WANG (Director, Shanghai Science & Technology Exchange Center)


Address by Mr Xinxiong WU, Chairman of China Energy Research Society; Former Vice Director of National Development and Reform Commission; Former Director General of National Energy Administration

Address by Representative from Shanghai Municipal Government

Address by Mr Dinghuan SHI, Honorary Chairman of SNEC2019 PV Power Conference

Address by Mr Gongshan ZHU, Chairman of SNEC2019 PV Power Conference; Chairman, Global Green Energy Industry Council (GGEIC); Chairman, Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA)

Address by Mr Yonghua LU, Chairman, Jiangsu Linyang Group; Chairman of the Board, Jiangsu Linyang Energy Co., Ltd.

Address by Mr Jifan GAOCo-Chairman, Global Solar Council (GSC); President, China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA)

Address by Prof Armin ABERLE, Chairman of the SNEC 2019 Scientific Conference; CEO, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS)

Plenary Session I

Chair: Mr. Edwin Khew, Vice Chairman of Steering Committee, Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA); Chairman, Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS)


100 MW photovoltaic power generation demonstration base test results sharing
Mr Xiaoping XIE
Chairman, SPIC Huanghe HydroPower Development Co., Ltd.
Mr Gongshan ZHU
Chairman, Global Green Energy Industry Council (GGEIC); Chairman, Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA); Chairman, Golden Concord Holdings Limited; Chairman, GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited
Current Situation and Task of Energy Industry Development
Mr Junfeng LI
First Director and Chairman of Academic Committee of National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC); President of Renewable Energy Professional Committee of China Energy Research Society; Ninth Annual Zayed Future Energy Prize Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Opportunities and Challenges for Very High Levels of PV Penetration
Prof David RENNE
President, International Solar Energy Society (ISES)
Mr Renxian CAO
Vice Chairman, China Power Supply Society; Chairman, Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.
The Thoughts on PV Module Outlook
Dr Zhengrong SHI
Fellow of ATSE, Australia; Chairman of SUNMAN
Status of the global PV Market and Industry from IEA PVPS Snapshot report
Deputy OA, IEA PVPS Task 1; Director, RTS Corporation
U.S.-China Solar Trade Relations – Today and Tomorrow
General Counsel & Vice President of Market Strategy, Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), USA
The Growing Importance of Distributed Generation: The Impact of Solar and Energy Storage
Dr Edurne ZOCO
Research Director, Solar & Energy Storage, IHS Markit
Energy Revolution for Right to Energy with focus on India – China Solar Trade Relations
Legal Adviser, International Solar Alliance (ISA); Managing Partner, Trans India Law Associates



Exclusive Co-Organizer for Conference Opening:

13th Advanced PV Technology Plenary      

Date:   4 June 2019
Room: Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai, Grand Shanghai Ballroom 2
Time:  09:00-12:00
The solar power has developed to be one of the cheapest energy in the world after all these years; however, technical innovation is still a key issue for reducing the costs. From the viewpoint of long-term development, the cost reduces mainly counts on the technical breakthroughs in cell efficiency. This Plenary Session gathers the top scientists and industry experts worldwide to present on the international technology roadmap for photovoltaic, to share their great insights on technical breakthroughs in Solar PV.
Plenary Session II
Chair: Prof Armin ABERLE, Chairman of the SNEC 2019 Scientific Conference; CEO, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS)
Current trends and future challenges in c-Si PV with results of the 10th Edition of ITRPV and PV production technology
Dr Jutta TRUBE
VDMA Electronics, Micro and Nano Technologies, Germany
High-efficiency silicon solar cells and modules
Dr Dirk-Holger NEUHAUS
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Germany
Dr Shawn QU
President & CEO, Canadian Solar Inc.
INES/France - The road from recent records to the PV industry adoption for competitive LCOE: Cast Mono and SHJ
CEO, National Institute of Solar Energy of France; Head of Solar Technologies Dept., CEA/LITEN
AI tracker solution supporting Grid parity
Dr Bruce WANG
CTO, Arctech Solar
Floating Solar: The 3 rd pillar of the global PV industry
Dr Thomas REINDL
Deputy CEO, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS)
Silicon Tandem Cells: The Next Big Step Forward?
Prof Martin GREEN
UNSW Sydney; Chief Scientist, Jiangsu Sunport Power Co., Ltd.