Floating Solar PV Conference Agenda


Wednesday | July 22th, 2020

Time Session
08:30am CEST Participant Login / Registration
09:00am– 10:30am

Floating Solar PV – A Growing Global Footprint
(Moderator: Frank Haugwitz)

  • Global Floating PV Market Developments (Frank Haugwitz / Head of Conference Development / Solar Promotion International GmbH / Germany)
  • Accidents of FPV in Japan, Lessons Learned, Status Review of Technical Standards – (Koichi Sugibuchi / Director of PV Business Consulting Division / RTS Corporation / Japan)
  • Technical Considerations for Bankable Floating PV Projects – (Jeremy Ong / Regional Solar Segment Leader / DNV GL Singapore)
  • Floating Solar PV in France – A Practical Case Study – (Éric Scotto / Co-founder / Akuo Energy / France)
11:00am– 12:30pm

Technical Aspects Above and Below the Water Surface of Floating Solar PV Power Plants
(Moderator: Frank Haugwitz)

  • Operational Experience of A Novel Floating Solar System Located in Sri Lanka (Torgeir Ulset / Founder and Chairman / Current Solar AS Norway)
  • Lessons Learned from Deploying HDPE Pipes for FPV Projects in Taiwan (Joshua Tung / Chairman / Sun Rise E&T Corp Taiwan)
  • PV on Floating Membranes – (Dr. Børge Bjørneklett / Founder & CEO / Ocean Sun Norway)
  • Influencing Factors on Design and Cost of Differing FPV Mooring Solutions - (Charles Gery / Director of Global FPV Business Development / Seaflex Sweden)
12:30pm– 01:30pm Lunch Break
01:30pm– 03:00pm

Floating Solar – Business Models and Emerging Technologies
(Moderator: Frank Haugwitz)

  • Floating PV 1.0 to 4.0 Business Models – Off-Shore Floating PV Prospects (Frank Haugwitz / Head of Conference Development / Solar Promotion International GmbH / Germany)
  • Hydro-Connected Floating PV: Status, Opportunities & Challenges (Juan Saenz / Mott McDonald / Spain)
  • Floating PV with Tracking Strategy and Challenges (João Felgueiras / General Manager / Solarisfloat / Portugal)
  • Practical Experiences with Offshore Marine Floating (Dominik Schmitz/ Partner & Head of Business Development / Swimsol / Austria)