Workshops

Parallel Workshops - Annual Event 'Solar Plus' - 17 April 2014

WORKSHOP 1 - Blauwe Zaal (Auditorium)

Solar fuels: storing solar energy in chemical bonds 
Organizer dr.ir. Erik Langereis (FOM Institute DIFFER)
14h00

Introduction - The scientific challenges for solar fuels

prof.dr.ir. Richard van de Sanden (FOM Institute DIFFER)
14h20

Materials and mechanisms in solar hydrogen production

dr.ir. Jan Philipp Hofmann (TU/e)
14h35

Production of hydrogen with nanowires

prof.dr. Erik Bakkers (TU/e)
14h50

Solar fuels synthesis by efficient plasma conversion

prof. Gerard van Rooij (FOM Institute DIFFER)
15h05

Plenary discussion

WORKSHOP 2 - Filmzaal (Zwarte Doos)

Advanced photovoltaic concepts and technologies
Organizer dr. Adriana Creatore (TU/e)
14h00

Solliance high efficiency program initiative

prof.dr. R.E.I. Schropp (TU/e – ECN) 

14h20

Plasma processing for thin film photovoltaics 

dr. Adriana Creatore (TU/e)

14h35

High efficiency nano-wire PV

dr. Jos Haverkort (TU/e)

14h50

Polymer/Organic solar cells

dr.ir. Martijn Wienk (TU/e)

15h05

Plenary discussion

WORKSHOP 3 - Dorgelozaal (Traverse)

Solar thermal
Organizer Herbert Zondag (ECN - TU/e)
14h00Introduction - The challenges for solar thermal

prof.dr. Herbert Zondag (ECN - TU/e)

14h20

The market calls for innovations in solar thermal products, while the network of market regulation tightens

Gerard van Amerongen (Holland Solar, vAconsult)
14h35

Solar thermal for concentrated solar power and industrial applications

dr.ir. Wim van Helden (Wim van Helden Renewable Heat)
14h50

PV-Thermal collector and system designs

prof.dr. Herbert Zondag (ECN - TU/e)

15h05

Plenary discussion

WORKSHOP 4 - Van Trierzaal (Traverse)

Solar PV: regulations and business models
Organizer prof.dr.ir. Geert Verbong (TU/e)
14h00

Introduction - The societal challenge for solar

prof.dr.ir. Geert Verbong (TU/e)

14h20

Beyond the energy transition: learning from island energy systems

Otto Bernsen, MSc (RVO, IEA PVPS, Smart Grids) 

14h35

Opportunities and barriers for BIPV

ir. Roland Valckenborg (SEAC), Guus Verberne (SEAC)

14h50

PV business models under shifting regulatory regimes

Boukje Huijben, MSc (TU/e), prof.dr.ir. Geert Verbong (TU/e)
15h05

Plenary discussion