10th PV Briefing & Networking Forum Europe – Munich | Germany

Event Details

In the names of Joint Foces for Solar and Intersolar Europe, we invite you to the 10th PV Briefing & Networking Forum Europe.

The event will focus on the EU’s commitment for a renewable energyleadership by examining future Scenarios from a Policy Perspective, the latest progress in meeting the expansion goals (20% by 2020 & 30% by 2030), and advancements in market design and technologies, as well as the following agenda:



02.00 pm –
02.15 pm

Sunny Renaissance of the European Solar Market

  • European solar market opportunities in 2018 and beyond
  • Assessment of existing and future market growth drivers

Speaker: Markus A.W. Hoehner, CEO, Joint Forces for Solar / EuPD Research

02.15 pm –
02.30 pm

Key European Solar Markets – Trends & Business Opportunities

  • A detailed look at Germany, Netherlands & France
  • Market demands and drivers from the installer’s perspective
  • Winning strategies for the supplying side

Speaker: Saif Islam, Senior Consultant, EuPD Research

02.30 pm –
03.15 pm

Presentation & Panel Discussion | Energizing Market Developments: Technical Advances, Business Strategies & Regulatory Trends

  • Key barriers, incentives, benefits, applications & successful case studies across Europe
  • Successfully proven business strategies of European technology leaders

Speaker: Stuart Brannigan, Managing Director, Solar Solutions GmbH 


  • Gerard Scheper, Global Key Account Director
  • Roberto González, Director of the Solar PV R&D Department, Ingeteam
  • Matthias Mack, Segment Manager Alternative Energies / Member of the Management Board, Stäubli
  • Fabrice Roudet, Head of Energy Storage BU, Eaton Electric GmbH
  • Henning Schulze, Vice President Europe, JA Solar

03.15 pm –
03.30 pm

Managing Change in a New and Digitalized Energy World: What Does it Mean for the Solar Industry Today?

  • The digital revolution: Sustaining profitability with innovative power management systems
  • Do energy systems need blockchain? Implications and opportunities for the solar industry

Speaker: Mojca Bajec, CFO, SunContract

03.30 pm –
03.45 pm

Innovations Meets Efficiency: Redefining New Standards in Tracking Technology

  • Self-powered solar tracker for utility
  • Bifacial compatibility and introducing new installation methods
  • Introducing new standards for tracker communications (LoRa)

Speaker: Bruce Wang, Director of the Research Institute, Arctech Solar

03.45 pm –
04.00 pm

APsystems Smart-Grid Ready Microinverters Range Opens up New Opportunities for the Solar Industry in Germany

Speaker: Maxime Boiron, Senior Director of Marketing EMEA, APsystems EMEA 

04.00 pm