2nd German-Japanese Solar Day - Overcoming Challenges and Advancing Photovoltaic Technologies in Our Countries -

Date & Time: November 13th 2012, 10:00-17:15
Venue: Nomura Conference Plaza Nihonbashi 6F Hall
Participation free of charge, pre-resistration required.

Organized by:
Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB)
Fraunhofer-Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE

In all energy scenarios for the future renewables play a major part. Especially in the photovoltaics field, German and Japanese researchers are at the forefront of technological developments. The Second German-Japanese Solar Day on November 13 will offer a forum for exchange between the German and Japanese business community, representatives from administration and scientists about the potentials and the challenges of photovoltaics in both markets.


9:30    Registration

10:00  Welcome and Opening
- Dr. Friederike BOSSE (Secretary General, JDZB)
- Dr. Sadao WASAKA (Executive Director, NEDO)
- Prof. Dr. Eicke WEBER (Director, Fraunhofer ISE)

SESSION 1: New Political Framework for Photovoltaics

10:20  Renewable Energies in Germany, in particular Challenges for Photovoltaics
           Cornelia VIERTL (BMU)
10:40  Renewable Energy in Japan
           Keisuke MURAKAMI (METI)
11:00  The role of PV in the Future Sustainable Energy System
           Prof. Dr. Eicke WEBER (Fraunhofer ISE)
11:20  Q&A

SESSION 2: Status and Perspectives of PV Market and Technology in Germany and Japan (Development, Cooperation, Competition)

11:30 JPEA PV Outlook 2030
          Junichi HONDA (JPEA)
11:50 Development of Advanced PV Technologies in Germany
          Dr. Simon PHILIPPS (Fraunhofer ISE)
12:10 Japanese PV-Technology
          Dr. Michio KONDO (AIST)
12:30 Q&A

12:45 Lunch

SESSION 3: PV Market and Quality Issues

14:15 How to test the sensitivity of PV-modules for potential induced degradation
          Dr. Michael KOEHL (Fraunhofer ISE)
14:35 Challenges for German Companies on Japanese PV Market
          Steffen STUDENY (Q-Cells Tokyo)
14:55 Challenges for Japanese Companies on German PV Market
          Dr. Katsumi KUSCHIYA (Solar Frontier)
15:15 PV Systems on commercial roof-tops: Challenges and Opportunities
          Nicolas PLENGE (SOLON Energy)
15:35 Q&A

15:50 Coffee break

SESSION 4: Stimulation of Photovoltaik Deployment:
                  Challenges and Visions for Acceptance of PV Technologies

16:15 Challenges for Civil Society: PV and the Consumer in Germany
          Dr. Holger KRAWINKEL (Federation of German Consumer Organisations)
16:35 Challenges for Civil Society: PV and the Consumer in Japan
          Kikuko TATSUMI (Nippon Association of Consumer Specialists / Procurement Price
          Calculation Committee)

16:55 Q&A

17:05 Final Conclusions

17:15-19:00 Reception

Please download the registration form and send the completed form to event@fraunhofer.jp by November 6th (Tue.).

For further information please contact:
Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan
E-Mail: event@fraunhofer.jp
Phone: 03 3586 7104