Session Details

Next Generation Solar

Thursday, March 12

02:30 pm - 03:20 pm

Global solar (photovoltaic) installations continue to grow at record pace, driven by new levels of manufacturing scale and technological innovation. The solar supply-chain continues to invest in hardware and software R&D to allow their products to remain cutting edge and to unlock the true value of solar. What new technological innovation is currently available to help reduce solar costs and improve energy yield? Which solar markets are most open to adopting next generation technology? How is innovation allowing solar to compete more effectively with other forms of energy generation?

Session Speakers
  • Cormac Gilligan

    IHS Markit

    Associate Director, Solar & Energy Storage Research

  • Nathanaël Esposito

    RWE Renewables Americas

    President, Solar PV & Storage

  • Lior Handelsman

    SolarEdge Technologies

    VP Marketing & Product Strategy, Founder

  • Michael Irwin

    Hunt Perovskite Technologies, LLC

    Chief Technology Officer

  • Bruce Ledesma

    NEXTracker Inc.


  • Yasuyo Yamazaki

    Kuni Umi Asset Management Co. Ltd.

    President & Chief Executive Officer