Date

08-09 March 2017

Location

Roseate House, Aerocity, New Delhi

Delegates

150+ Delegates

Speakers

30+ Professional Speakers

Key Topics Event Outcomes

1. Perspective of Developers, Investors, Bankers, Financing & Investing Community

• Financial Health of the Technology Provider and its capability of honoring
various guarantees, warranties, assurances
• Bankability, Guarantees, Warrantees, Tests & Certification Reports
• Comfort Letters by Developers, EPC’s, Bankers,
• Technology & Pricing Roadmap presented by Tech Providers
• Replacement Time, warranty claim rate, insurances, etc…
• Sales & Service Network, Installation Support of the technology provider
• Other Important issues making the company and its offerings bankable
• Performance, O&M, Monitoring, Yield Assessment & Optimization etc…

2 EPC & System Integration Technology for Utility Scale and Small Scale Solar
Projects, Case Studies

• Design & Engineering
• Contracting : Legal, Commercial, Taxation Aspects
• Procurement Methods, Checks & Tests, Warranty, Guarantee, Logistics,
Supply Chain
• Challenges in Land Possession, Grid Connection, OnGround Construction
Issues
• ManPower Resources Required and Challenges in 10-15GW Market
• Construction Management, Challenges, Best Practices.
• View on Current & Upcoming Technologies such as 1500V, Widespread Use
of Trackers

3 Manufacturing of Cells & Modules

• Technology & Pricing Landscape
• Manufacturing in India : Challenges & Opportunities
• New Technologies such as 1500V, HJT, PERC, BiFacial, NType, IBC, Glass-
Glass
• Current Capacities in India, their operational status and growth
• Upgradation & Modernization of Existing Equipment
• Various Materials like EVA, Backsheets, JBoxes, Glass, Frame…Their
Importance
• Testing & Certification

4 Solar Cells & Modules : Being an Integral and Most Important component, the
conference aims to deliver on the following Topics

• Current Trends & Technologies in the Offerings
• Technology & Price RoadMap
• Upcoming Technologies such as 1500V, Glass-Glass, 400Wp Modules, 5/6
Bus Bars
• Upcoming Solar Cell Technologies Such as PERC, HJT, IBC, N Type Cells,
Perovskite
• Impact of GST on Indian and Imported Modules
• Choosing the Right Cells & Modules, Parameters
• Warranty Claim Rate, Failures, Rejection, Replacement, Insurance etc..
• Performance Monitoring, Degradation, O&M Issues
• Testing & Certification, Test Labs in India, Mandatory Requirements
• Importance of Materials in Cells & Module Manufacturing Such as Glass,
Backsheet, EVA, JBox, Aluminum Frame
• Bankability & Reliability of Solar Modules, Guarantee, Warranty, Insurance
etc..
• Manufacturing in India..Opportunities & Challenges, Current & Upcoming
Capacities, EcoSystem Required, Attracting Foreign Capital

5 Inverter : The heart of every Solar PV System

• Central, String & Micro Inverters – Complete Landscape
• Upcoming Technologies, Road Map of Tech Pricing, 1500V
• Integration of Energy Storage and Grid Stabilization
• Conversion Losses & Efficiencies, Uptime/Downtime, O&M
• MPPT’s, No.of Strings in each Arrays, IGBT Capacitor, Fuses, Components,
Design & Engineering of Inverters
• Protection of the PV System
• Safety & Precaution Techniques, Reverse Current, Reactive Power
• Capex, OPEX, Yield in 1100V Central/String Solution, 1500V Central/String
Solution
• Remote Monitoring, Data Analytics, IOT, Cloud, Data Collection,
Transmission, Processing, Cloud Technologies, Communications
Technologies
• Strings Mismatch, Shadowing
• Testing & Certification
• Indoor Solutions, Outdoor Solutions, Container Solutions, With & Without
Transformers,
• O&M, Fault Detection, Performance Optimization, Diagnosis, Cooling
Techniques
• Sales & Service Support Network

6 Trackers & Mounting Systems Technologies
• Performance of MS & Trackers, Ageing etc..
• New Type of MS for Ground Mount and Various Roof Types
• Trackers for New Types of Modules, String Inverters, 1500V
• Trackers for RoofTops
• Various Tracker Technologies, Players, Market Share, Performance, O&M
• Cost benefit Analysis of Trackers in various locations in India
• Noteworthy Projects, Case studies
• Various Guarantees, Warranties, Assurances, Expectations
• Impact on LCoE of Trackers, Seasonal Tilt, Fixed Tilt etc…

7 Balance of Systems
• Importance of BoS Like Cables, Connectors, Combiner Boxes etc…
• New Technology & Pricing landscape of various BoS Items
• Operation & Maintenance, Best Practices
• Remote Monitoring, SCADA, Performance Optimization etc…

8 Operation & Maintenance, Performance, Degradation, Yield Analysis, Asset
Management, Case Studies
• Trends, Opportunities, & Growing Importance / Relevance
• Scheduling & Forecasting
• Performance Analysis, Optimization, SCADA,

9 Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects : Policies, Regulations, Design, Engineering &
Construction
• Scope, Opportunities & Challenges
• Case study, experiences in operating a Wind-solar hybrid farm
• What is the view on Government Policy, Expectations from Govt
• Hybridization of existing sites and building new hybrid sites
• Advantages & Disadvantages

10 Electrical Energy Storage (EES)
• What is the Need & Importance of Electrical Energy Storage (EES)
Technologies in India and specifically in reference to Renewable Power
Generation
• What is Expected from Government to promote EES in India
• What kind of ecosystem is needed to promote manufacturing of EES in
India
• What are the various applications, advantages, disadvantages of ESS
• Energy Storage as a game changer, its technology, cost trends…etc…
• What are the various technologies & types of Energy Storage Systems
• Cost of Solar + EES in next 3 years will hit grid parity in next 3 years …
Do you agree
• What is the cost and technology roadmap for ESS in short term, medium
term and long term
• Case studies & Noteworthy EES project, case study etc…

11 Impact of GST on Solar Technology Value Chain
• Key Features, Positives, Negatives of GST, Compliances
• Areas of Concern, Challenges, Issues
• Roadmap of implementation of GST
• Impact of GST on Various Contracts, Prices

12 Grid Integration : Challenges in Upscaling Renewables
• Challenges & Integrating more RE Plants to Grid
• Issues faced by Grid Operators
• Forecasting & Scheduling
• Grid Code, Policies, Regulations, Compliances
• Importance & Need of Storage, Grid Stabilization Measures
• Green Corridors, Smart Grids, etc…

13 Distributed Solar, Rooftops, Small Systems, Offgrid & Other Solar Applications
Key Trends, Opportunities & Challenges in up-scaling & mainstreaming rooftop
solar energy
• Policies & Regulation of SECI, Central & State Government
• Net Metering, Gross Metering, Grid Infrastructure for Grid Connected
Projects
• Various Business Models and Financial aspects such as Financial Structure,
return expectations, risks, insurance, lending, etc.
• Technology & Project Showcase, Case Studies, Evaluation of Operational
Projects, O&M.
• Off Grid Solar Applications such as Solar Water Pumping, Home Lighting,
Rural & Agriculture Applications, Gadgets, Mini & Micro Grids
• Energy Storage : Technology, Costs, Performance, Trends
• Solar PV Diesel Hybrid Systems & Technologies, Markets
• Solar Power in Public Sector, Defense, Off Shore Area

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Event Schedule

Goodwe Session 1

  • Utility scale system solution introduction
    • DC side oversizing, AC overloading,
    • Multiple Grid Structures, Multiple Monitoring Mode, Monitoring Platform
    • Third Party Device Compatibility
    • Remote Monitoring, Data Analytics, Intelligent O&M, SEMS (Smart Energy Management System),
    • Export power limit, Shadow Scanning, LVRT Function, Anti-PID And PID Repair Function
    • O&M, Fault Detection, Performance Optimization, Diagnosis, Cooling Techniques
    • Safety & Precaution Techniques, Reliability Testing, Insurance For inverter, Inverter Components
    • Utility Scale System Design
  • Central inverter & String inverter comparison

Networking Tea Coffee Break

Goodwe Session 2

  • Tigo compatible Introduction
  • Hybrid inverters introduction
    • Bi-direction Hybrid, AC coupling retrofit hybrid, DC coupling retrofit hybrid
    • Configuration App user guide, remote control, battery setting, work modes introduction

Networking Lunch – Sponsored by Goodwe and V-Sun

V-Sun Session 1

  • How to select the best solar modules, price and technology solutions

V-Sun Session 2.1

  • Maximizing the output of solar projects: Operation and Maintenance

Networking Tea/Coffee Break

V-Sun Session 2.2

  • Maximizing the output of solar projects: Operation and Maintenance

V-Sun Session 3

  • Market outlook in China and the rest of the world: World market and Chinese market scenario

Inaugural Session : Keynote Address & Panel Discussion with Utility Scale Developers

  • Keynote Address
    • Indian Renewable Energy sector scenario
      • Senior MNRE/Govt. Official
      • Major Utility Scale Developer
  • Panel Discussion
    • Discussing significance of right technology and quality in utility scale projects amid ever decreasing tariffs
    • Financial health of tech providers and their capability of honoring guarantees, warranties and assurances
    • Comfort Letters by Developers, EPC's, Bankers,
    • Technology & Pricing Roadmap presented by Tech Providers
    • Sales & Service Network, Installation Support of the technology provider
      • Panelists

EPC & System Integration Technology

  • Panel Discussion
    • Contracting : Legal, commercial, taxation aspects
    • Design, engineering and procurement methods
    • Use of trackers, drones, IoT and advanced analytics in project execution and operation
    • Challenges in land possession, grid connection, on-ground construction issues
      • Panelists

PV Module Technology

  • Presentation (10 minutes)
    • ABC
  • Presentation (10 minutes)
    •  ABC
  • Panel Discussion
    • c-Si module technology: maximising performance, minimizing risk
    • Right material choice for module manufacturing
    • Characterization of PV modules – benchmarking module technologies & guarantees
    • Upcoming module technologies: Half Cut, Bi-facial, 5 Busbars
    • Pricing and technology roadmap of solar modules
      • Panelists

Networking Lunch

Inverters: The heart of every Solar PV System

  • Presentation (10 minutes)
    • ABC
  • Presentation (10 minutes)
    •  ABC
  • Panel Discussion
    • Central, String & Micro Inverters - Complete Landscape
    • Integration of Energy Storage and Grid Stabilization
    • Conversion Losses & Efficiencies, Uptime/Downtime, O&M
    • Upcoming Technologies, Road Map of Tech Pricing, 1500V inverter technolog
      • Panelists

Trackers and Mounting System Technology

  • Presentation (10 minutes)
    •  ABC
  • Panel Discussion
    •  Performance and cost-benefit of MS & Trackers, Ageing etc
    • New Type of MS for Ground Mount and Various Roof Types
    • Trackers for New Types of Modules, String Inverters, 1500V and rooftops
    • Noteworthy Projects, Case studies
    • Various Tracker Technologies, Players, Market Share, Performance, O&M
    • Impact on LCoE of Trackers, Seasonal Tilt, Fixed Tilt etc
      • Panelists

Balance of Systems Technology

  • Presentation (10 minutes)
    •  ABC
  • Panel Discussion
    • Importance of BoS Like Cables, Connectors, Combiner Boxes etc
    • New Technology & Pricing landscape of various BoS Items
    • Operation & Maintenance, Best Practices
    • Remote Monitoring, SCADA, Performance Optimization etc
      • Panelists

Event Sponsors

Event Speakers

Rahul Shelke

CTO, Cleanmax Solar

C Chaudhary

Head -Solar Business, OSTRO

Goutam Samanta

Head- PV Technology, Orange Renewable Power Pvt. Ltd

Daanish Varma

Director - Investment Banking, Yes Bank

Balasubramanian Raman

Vice President Operations & Maintenance, Sembcorp Green Infra Limited

Vineet taneja

ASSt.Gen Manager, Semcorp

Shailendra Bebortha 

Managing Director ,IBC SOLAR Projects

Sujoy Ghosh

Country Head-India, First Solar Power India

Srishti Ahuja

Director , Transaction Advisory Services , Ernst & Young

Sunil Rathi

Director Sales & Marketing, Waaree

Rajeev Sharma

Vice President O&M, Mytrah Energy

Piyush Bhatheja

AVP BD, Statkraft BLP

Dheeraj Malani

Head – Business Development EPC (North & West Region), Mahindra Susten

Rahul Asolkar

Lead Sales & Proposal Specialist, GE Power

Kapil Kumar

Chief Manager-Business Development, Fortum

Hiten Parekh

Head, Everest Solar

Ritu Lal

VP Business Development, Amplus Solar

Nitesh Madan

Regional Head – North, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.

Nitesh Bhutada

Head Distributed Solar Soultions, Raychem RPG (P) Ltd.

Ashish Agnihotri

Business Development Leader – North, Oriano Solar

Kartikeya Sharma

Head - Growth & Strategy, Sunsure Energy

Ritesh Pothan

Sr. VP BD, Scorpius Trackers

Pradeep Menon

Head –Technical and Strategy – Renewables, Havells India Ltd.

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Roseate House, Aerocity
New Delhi

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