Friday, 28 March 2014
Room: Hall 1A
13:30 - 14:45
Implementation (Technical) and Standardisation
Session code: 2BO.1 Implementation (Technical) and Standardisation
Session Description

Safety and reliability issues; fields of exploitation of PV technology

Wilhelm VAASSEN, TÜV Rheinland, GERMANY

Abstract Installing Solar Panels on the Face of Existing African Dams Towards Parallel Energy Production.
Presenter:  Arnulf JÄGER-WALDAU, European Commission, DG JRC, Renewable Energy Unit, ITALY

Presenter's biography:
Dr. Arnulf Jäger–Waldau is a Scientific Officer and Senior Scientist at the Renewable Energy Unit, Institute for Energy and Transport of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre since 2001. He works on the assessment of renewable energy technologies, the effectiveness of their implementation and their integration into energy infrastructures. Since 1987 he works in the field of material research for solar cells and holds patents on semiconductor material deposition for thin film solar cells and solar module design. He has more than 150 publications in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings ranging from materials research for PV and solar cell development to market studies and policy evaluations for Renewable Energies. He is the author of the European Commission's annual "Photovoltaic Status Report", which is published annually since 2002. Arnulf Jäger-Waldau was a Lead Author for Solar Energy of the Special Report of the IPCC on Renewable Energy and Climate Change Mitigation, which was approved by the General Assembly of the IPCC in May 2011. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the European Materials Research society (E-MRS), member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Chinese Trina State Key Laboratory for Photovoltaics, Academic Committee Vice Chairman member of the Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA), member of the International Advisory Board of the Warsaw University Photovoltaic Centre and member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Solar Research Centre of the Bulgarian Academy of Science.

Biographies and Short introductive summaries are supplied directly by presenters and are published here unedited

I. Kougias, EC Joint Research Centre, Ispra, ITALY
S. Szabo, EC Joint Research Centre, Ispra, ITALY
A. Jaeger-Waldau, EC Joint Research Centre, Ispra, ITALY
K. Bodis, EC Joint Research Centre, Ispra, ITALY

Session reference: 2BO.1.3