06 Sep 2021 - 10 Sep 2021

EU PVSEC is the European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition. The conference has complete and varied scientific programme which is of interest to all stakeholders. It covers the latest development on topics ranging from PV concepts, materials, cells and modules, to applications, systems, policies and markets. The programme consists of three plenary sessions, and many oral and visual sessions grouped by topic and theme and four discussion sessions.

TNO is proud to play several roles in the organization of this event and contributes to more than 30 presentations, as a presentor of oral or poster presentations, chairperson, or contributor of a paper.


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Scientic opening

The scientific opening will be on 6 September from 8:30 – 9:50. Theme of this plenary session is Devices in Evolution: Pushing the Efficiency Limits. Chairpersons are Wim Sinke, principal scientist solar energy at TNO and Robert P. Kenny of the European Commission Joint Research Centre in Ispra (Italy).

Oral presentations

Find here TNO's oral presentations, most of them with a contribution of partners.

6 September

13:30-15:00 Tandem Upscaling towards industrialisation
Quantifying the Performance Gain of 6 Inch Bifacial 4T pk-Si Tandem Modules
P. Manshanden, G. Coletti, V. Rosca, M.J. Jansen, K.M. de Groot & G.J. de Graaff L. Simurka, M. Najafi, V. Zardetto, I. Dogan, H. Fledderus & S.C. Veenstra (TNO)
M. Creatore (Eindhoven University of Technology)

7 September

8:30-10:00 PV Module Design and Materials
C-Si PV for Curved Surfaces: 3D Simulations and Measurement of Performance
M. Späth, N. Guillevin, L.A.G. Okel, A.R. Burgers & B.K. Newman (TNO)

15:15-16:45 Characterisation of Chalcogenide Solar Cell Absorbers and Modules
Post-Mortem Analysis of CIGS Solar Modules Damaged due to Potential Induced Degradation
P. Yilmaz, R. Aninat & M. Theelen (TNO)
T. Weber (PI Berlin), J. Schmitz (University of Twente, Enschede)

8 September

08:30 – 10:00 Solar Hydrogen
Variation in PV System Configuration’s Generation Profiles is not Sufficient to Stabilise Deteriorating Kwh Price without Tens of GW Electrolyser Deployment in the Netherlands
B.B. van Aken & I. Cesar; P. Verstraten & B. Kaas (TNO)

15:15 – 16:45 Large Area Perovskite Solar Cells and Modules
Step-by-Step Approach towards Stable, Semi-Transparent, Bifacial, Flexible Perovskite Solar Modules
I. Dogan, V. Zardetto, L. Simurka, H. Fledderus, W. Verhees, D. Zhang, M. Najafi, P. Manshanden, Y. Galagan, S.C. Veenstra & R.A.J.M. Andriessen (TNO)
A. Bracesco & M. Creatore (Eindhoven University of Technology), A. Aguirre & T. Aernouts (imec, Genk)

9 September

08:30 – 10:00 BIPV Implementation: Design, Assessment and Performance
Comparison of IEC 61853-1 Matrix Evaluations Based on Indoor and Outdoor Measurement Data from PVPS Task 15 BIPV Round-Robin
R.M.E. Valckenborg (TNO)
K.A. Berger & U. Gusztáv (AIT, Vienna) G.C. Eder (OFI, Vienna), L. Gaisberger (UAS Upper Austria, Wels), M. Tabakovic (UAS Technikum Vienna), C.S. Polo López (SUPSI, Canobbio), S. Boddaert (CSTB, Sophia Antipolis), M. Del Buono (Eurac Research, Bolzano), N. Martín Chivelet (CIEMAT, Madrid), A. Sanz Martinez (Tecnalia, Derio), J.T. Kim (Kongju National University, Cheonan), A.G. Imenes (University of Agder, Grimstad)

Prefabricated Renewable Energy Façades for Cost-Effective Buildings (PREFAB)
S. Villa, C. de Keizer, M. Dörenkämper, D. Out & B. van de Vorst (TNO)

13:30 – 15:00 Vehicle Integrated PV: Potential Energy Yield Simulations
Energy Flow Modelling of the Benefits of Integrated PV in Heavy Duty Transport
B.K. Newman, A.J. Carr, T.R. Burgers & A. Binani (TNO)
R. Derks (IM Efficiency, Helmond)

This overview is subject to change. Visit the EU PVSEC website for the actual status of the programme.


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