• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024
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Wei Zhang


Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing

Samuel Zhang, currently the Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Astronergy with responsibility for overseeing all sales, marketing and product functions for the global Astronergy organization. Zhang brings to this position over 20 years of experience in the renewable industry, including a long time in Suntech. Before dedicating himself into solar sector, Zhang started his career in a global leading telecom company, serving in commercial role in overseas markets. Zhang received his master degree in Communication Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and his bachelor’s degree in Information Science and Engineering from Xi’an Jiao Tong University.

Sessions With Wei Zhang

Thursday, 9 March

  • 07:15am - 08:20am (CST) / 09/mar/2023 01:15 pm - 09/mar/2023 02:20 pm

    Distributed Electricity: Balancing flexibility and reliability

    Power & Renewables
    Recent electricity supply shocks have further accelerated the uptake of distributed solutions, often in the form of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. Households and businesses adopt distributed energy solutions to control electricity bills, meet renewable energy ambitions and ensure reliable power supply. Thanks to the cost-advantages of solar PV combined with supportive policy, the distributed energy segment has expanded beyond geographies with under-developed grids. What is the role of distributed generation in the future electricity grid? Can sudden surges in behind-the-meter generation disrupt the electricity markets? How are businesses evolving to deploy distributed generation solutions through profitable revenue models?