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Dec 14th, 2011
 
2nd Inverter and PV System Technology Forum 2012: mastering the challenges of grid integration
 
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The rapid increase in the number of solar power plants - and therefore the rising volume of locally produced electricity being fed into the grid - is posing huge challenges to the operators of both power-plants and the grid networks. To meet these, improved communication between the parties is as necessary as improved PV system control technology. Higher efficiency and lower costs are the demands facing manufacturers, project developers and planners alike in the PV industry. Recent developments in grid integration and in plant and storage technologies will be discussed at the "2nd inverter and PV System Technology Forum". The event will take place on 23rd and 24th January 2012 in Berlin.

How much photovoltaic power can the grid tolerate, and what impact will 50, 60 or even 200 GW of additional solar energy have on grid stability? How must systems be configured and where is there potential for optimization so as to increase efficiency and reduce costs? Alongside these issues, the conference will take in current industry topics such as cost optimization for large-scale systems, plant operation and maintenance, reliability and system optimisation, as well as inverters and their sizing. In addition, the role of photovoltaics in the energy supplies of the future and their contribution to network stability will be discussed.

With speakers including Manfred Bächler, former Technical Director at Phoenix Solar, Joachim Laschinski from the Strategic Product Management of SMA Solar Technology and Prof. Dr. Volker Quaschning, Professor for renewable energy systems at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin, the conference’s program committee has obtained recognized experts in the field of systems engineering.

The conference, organized by Solarpraxis, is aimed at developers, component manufacturers, energy utilities and grid-network operators, planners, investors, representatives from the semiconductor and electronics industries as well as those from politics, media and trade associations.

The "2nd inverter and PV System Technology Forum" is being held at the Hilton Berlin Hotel. Approximately 300 participants are expected from all corners of the globe. The conference language will be English.

Further information can be found on the website:
http://www.solarpraxis.de/en/conferences/2nd-inverter-and-pv-system-technology/general-information

Registrations can be made on:
http://www.solarpraxis.de/en/conferences/registration/

About Solarpraxis:
Solarpraxis is one of the leading organizers of conferences in the field of renewable energies. It offers expertise and professional services in the areas of engineering, conferences and publishing. It has been arranging industry gatherings for decision-makers since 1998. Alongside the Forum Solarpraxis, the oldest event organized by Solarpraxis, it holds numerous other conferences, including events in Italy, India, Spain, UK and USA.

Contact:
Judith Hübner, Solarpraxis AG  
Tel: +49 (0)30 / 72 62 96-327,
E-Mail: judith.huebner@solarpraxis.de


 
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