Intersolar Innovation Day

July 15–16, 2020 (Online)

The Intersolar Innovation Day is an online event for all innovation and solar enthusiasts. In July 2020, the two-day event present the latest innovations of the global solar industry covering various topics in the fields of solar cells and modules, inverters, mounting and tracking systems as well as solar power plants and solutions for the integration of renewable energy. Around 30 companies presented their innovations on stage to an international audience and to visitors at their booths in the Expo Area of the event. Different networking possibilities connected solar experts worldwide.

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"The two-day online event celebrated its premiere recently with success and strong interactive participation. It became clear how high the learning curve and innovation dynamics are in the industry and that the journey is increasingly towards system solutions and new applications." – PV Europe (read full English article – Part 1 & Part 2)


"Can Intersolar also do online? Until recently, this question was of a more theoretical nature, but as things stand today, it can certainly be answered with a "Yes, of course!" [...] The event certainly had a personality, one was close to the speaker, in fact much closer than usual." – DGS, Matthias Hüttmann (read full German article)

Keynote Speeches


"Innovating the Solar Decade – What’s Needed To Turn Low-Cost Solar Power Into A True Mainstream Energy Source In The 2020s"

Keynote by Michael Schmela, Executive Advisor at SolarPower Europe

Michael Schmela is the Executive Advisor, head of market intelligence and a member of the leadership team of SolarPower Europe. He is also the Managing Director of solar technology news platform TaiyangNews and strategy consultancy MISCHCO. Schmela has been working in the solar industry for over 20 years.

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"The Smart Combination of System Solutions: How Innovation is Driving the Combination of RES Technologies into new Sectors" 

Keynote by David Wedepohl, Managing Director International Affairs at the German Solar Association (BSW-Solar) 

David Wedepohl holds the position of managing director international affairs at the German Solar Association (BSW-Solar) and is responsible for the association's international activities. Among those are projects in North, West and Southern Africa, Latin America, South-East Asia and the US.

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Participating companies