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  1. 1. www.greenpowerconferences.com +44 (0)20 7099 0600The only conference dedicated to MW range rooftop projects R VI oo P ft NE Pa opW ss O Sc wn he e m r e 27—28 September 2011, Mövenpick Hotel, Berlin, Germany Europes solar future beyond ground-based PV projects An unparalleled speaking faculty of In just 2 intensive days, attendees will: developers, rooftop owners, utilities, 4 Hear from governments, associations, utilities and governments and solar experts: the solar community on the probable directions of feed in tariffs and caps for large-scale PV projects Nadia Horstmann, Senior Expert Energy Regulation, across Europe BNetzA, Germany 4 Discover the strategies of Europe’s largest Vincent Manier, Head of Financial Operations, developers: Which markets, what size projects GDF Suez, France and why rooftops are the way to go! Eberhard Louis, Director Distribution & Operations EMEA, Goodyear Dunlop Europe, Luxembourg 4 Investigate financing options and gain advice on how to collate smaller projects to increase Paolo Ricci, Executive Director, Business Development, chances of investment Terni Energia, Italy 4 Benefit from case studies on how to optimise Holger Ruletzki, Chief Operating Officer, plant design, construction and maintenance for Parabel, Germany different roof types Adam Grohs, Chief Engineer, Solar Frontier, Germany 4 Meet building owners looking to lease their roof space for PV development Jan Van der Henst, Chief Executive Officer, Invictus, Belgium 4 Ensure a future in the sector following the demise of large ground-based PV plants Joris van der Geest, Chief Investment Officer of Ampère Equity Fund, Triodos Investment Management, The Netherlands Juergen Franke, Managing Director, Co-Head of EMEA, Energy, West LB, Germany Training Courses Steffen Licht, Head of the Rooftop Business Unit, Gehrlicher Solar, Germany Pre-Conference | Monday 26 September 2011 PV Technology Briefing Plus don’t miss: A 1-day technology and market primer for non engineers Pre-Conference Master Class | Monday 26 September 2011 Post-Conference | Thursday 29 September 2011 Assessing Suitability and An Introduction to Solar Structural Integrity for Rooftop PV Plant Construction PV Business Planning A 1-day introduction to quantifying the factors determining PV’s competitiveness in electricity production and sales Book Now – Call +44 207 099 0600 or Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/rooftoppvPart of: Official Organised by: offset partner: Turn the page to see the full agenda
  2. 2. “Very impressed with quality of attendees and quality of material presented” SoloPower ope able energy laws across Eur2011 amendments to renew PV projects to fall further out of Key reasons to attend Large-have caused ground-based ts pers of large-scale projec Scale Rooftop Solar PVfavour. This has left develo ategies. Rooftop plantquestioning their future str caps 1. The only conference dedicated to aped the severe cuts anddevelopment has largely esc st large rooftop PV projects: with its popularity among imposed on the sector, and future Exclusive and in-depth sessions tailored ies it looks set to be the governments and communit to realising high value PV plants on generation. for utility scale solar power Europe’s roofs ance g developers are in accord 2. European FiT and solar cap Many of the world’s leadin updates- ensure you plan your the added complexity in with a rooftop strategy, yet business strategy correctly: coupled with an increased constructing these plants, Which markets are stable? Which do ding means this isn’t the low difficulty in obtaining fun ch investors favour? What cut off dates are e been used to. There is mu hanging fruit that they hav ent of there? plant design and enhancem room for improvement in g 3. Find that next roof space: owners is crucial to movin relationships with building Meet with building owners keen to lease le Rooftop Solar PV will address projects forward. Large-Sca The their rooftops for PV and discuss ference has done before. this market place as no con mutually beneficial arrangements pers in touch wit h building owners conference will put develo t whilst 4. Improve plant design and generate further opening the marke and investors essential to ight more MW per rooftop: vide never before heard ins leading developers will pro Mitigate shadowing, optimise panel p plants. into Europe’s largest roofto layout and cabling and increase efficiencies 5. Obtain investment advice for all size projects: Who are the key players and how can you position smaller sized projects to attract investment? 6. Attend the master class to ensure structural integrity for all roof types: New mounting systems and methods, load calculations and building requirements 7. Gain experience from the world’s NEW FOR 2011! largest solar developers: How can lessons learnt from multi- Rooftop Owner VIP Pass Scheme megawatt ground projects be taken to the roofs? Do you own or manage warehouses, distribution centres, agricultural buildings, greenhouses or other large industrial buildings? Are you 8. Understand utility demand for considering leasing your roof space to a solar project to generate more distributed power extra revenue and increase your green credentials? 9. Technology briefings and business Courtesy of our event sponsors we have 20 complimentary guest planning training courses to get you passes for owners of large rooftops. Discover what sort of revenue up to speed with the market: you could generate, hear the experience of other rooftop owners and Interactive sessions tailored to your needs meet the solar community who could help you achieve your goal. 10. Discover the latest technology Contact caroline.bissell@greenpowerconferences.com innovations at the associated for more details exhibition: Plus showcase your skills and products Current supporters include: to representatives with genuine buying power Book Now – Visit www.greenpowerconferences.com/rooftoppv
  3. 3. “It was the perfect place for networking” EFACECDay One | Tuesday 27 September 16.50 Overcoming the challenge of project bundling to increase investment potentialMarket Opportunities, Policies & Investment • In which criteria do differences fundamentally prohibit the bundling of different projects? • Techniques for increasing standardisation between projects08.30 Welcome coffee and registration • Overcoming variations in contract terms, technologies and settings • Case studies of projects effectively bundled and how these were received by09.00 Chair’s opening remarks investors and managed over time Vincent Manier, Head of Financial Operations,09.10 Keynote: The future role of large-scale rooftop PV GDF Suez, France Felix Holz, Vice President, in Europe’s energy mix Deutsche Bank, Germany • The relative roles of ground based and roof mounted projects: for how long Juergen Franke, Managing Director, Co-Head of EMEA, Energy, will each be feasible and which is favoured? West LB, Germany • What potential returns on investment are forecasted for rooftop projects? • Can and should the solar industry take the lower ROI afforded by smaller 17.30 Closing remarks from the Chair projects and reducing FiTs? • Where will we see the large rooftop projects of the future being constructed? 17.40 End of conference day one and networking drinks reception • Where are we on the path to grid parity?09.40 Government plans and forecasting for large-scale Day Two | Wednesday 28 September rooftop PV plants • In which markets do rooftop installations command a premium over ground Plant Design, Construction & Maintenance based projects and in which undifferentiated markets is this likely to occur? • What are the system capacity limits for different FiTs and what thresholds should you be keeping under? 08.30 Welcome coffee • What caps and FiT degradations have been proposed? • Have emerging markets matured to the point of investment? 09.00 Chair’s opening remarks • Incorporating incentives for asbestos removal • Environmental regulations set to impact ground based projects 09.10 Translating experience in ground based projects to • How will shifting nuclear policies impact on solar markets? the rooftops: Optimising & tailoring plant design Nadia Horstmann, Senior Expert Energy Regulation, BNetzA, Germany • What panels, technologies and methods perfected for ground based projects Senior Representative, GIFI, Italy are not suitable for rooftop projects? Senior Representative, EPIA, Belgium • Essential adaptations of BOS layout and cabling in more restricted spaces • Minimising shading and accounting for increased wind and temperatures10.40 Networking refreshment break • Mounting methodologies and minimising structural damage • Variations between rooftops and the most suitable designs for each • How have ROIs compared and what is the company’s major strategy going11.20 Utility appetites in Europe for large-scale rooftop forward? PV power generation Paolo Ricci, Executive Director, Business Development, • What percentage of utilities’ energy mixes will PV account for going forward Terni Energia, Italy and is there a differentiation between ground and rooftop projects? Steffen Licht, Head of the Rooftop Business Unit, • How does rooftop solar compare to energy generated from large centralised Gehrlicher Solar, Germany offshore wind and other renewable projects? Thomas Sanders, Head of Power Plant Rooftop, • What size projects are considered to be attractive to utilities? Phoenix Solar, Germany • Are there noticeable differences in trends across different European markets? Panel comprising of renewable energy experts from Europes leading utilities 10.30 Networking refreshment break12.30 Networking lunch break 11.00 Case studies of Europe’s largest rooftop PV plants • Site selection and negotiation of contractual terms with the building owner14.00 Rooftop owner perspectives: Finding the next • Ease of financing • Explanation of plant design, technology selection and construction partners available space • Ensuring grid connection • In which industrial sectors have most rooftop PV installations occurred and • Operations and maintenance: impact of soiling what new opportunities are being explored? • Future project plans and lessons to take forward • What do rooftop owners need to know before allowing development on rooftops and what are the reasons behind objections? Jan Van der Henst, Chief Executive Officer, Invictus, Belgium • What aesthetics and functional requirements are important? Adam Grohs, Chief Engineer, • How can you best pitch a proposal and negotiate the best terms? Solar Frontier, Germany • What ROI do rooftop owners require, what warranties and assurances do they need? 12.30 Networking lunch break • Leasing versus active involvement: what is preferred? • Legal issues in obtaining rooftops- how does this vary across Europe? 13.45 The role of BIPV in large-scale power generation Eberhard Louis, Director Distribution & Operations EMEA, • Where is BIPV a favourable solution for large-scale rooftop plants? Goodyear Dunlop Europe, Luxembourg • What current efficiencies are afforded by the technology? Frans Kragten, Senior Policy Maker, • How can you recoup the premium paid? Are there opportunities for a strong BOVAG, The Netherlands ROI? Plus interactive Q&A with a selection of other companies & building owners • Suitability as a replacement roof for different building sectors having incorporate PV on their rooftops • The French market and potential for BIPV Nicholas Wrigley, Chairman,15.20 Networking lunch break Winch Energy, UK 15.15 Networking refreshment break16.00 Investor perspectives on large-scale PV development on rooftops 15.35 Rooftop specialisation: Lightweight design and • What is the critical size for an investment to be deemed attractive and what ROIs are expected? construction • Are rooftop projects seen as a more attractive long term option than ground • The market size for lighter weight project development based projects? • Suitable modules, their costs and efficiencies relative to conventional • In which countries and regions do financiers want to invest? modules • Taking out existing mortgages and pledges from the agreement • Construction challenges • Leasing as an alternative to project financing with debt • Strategies to optimise and enhance plant performance • Active and strategic investment options Holger Ruletzki, Chief Operating Officer, • The attractiveness of bundled projects Parabel, Germany Joris van der Geest, Chief Investment Officer of Ampère Equity Fund, 16.30 Chair’s closing remarks Triodos Investment Management, The Netherlands Leonardo Cartei, Competence Centre Renewable Energies, 16.40 End of conference UniCredit Leasing, Italy Agenda correct at time of going to press Book Now – Call +44 (0)20 7099 0600
  4. 4. “It was a well organised and well attended show. I made a large number of new contacts and over all it was a show I am glad I came to” Trina SolarPre-Conference Master Class | Monday 26 September 2011 Assessing Suitability and Structural Integrity for Pre-Conference | Monday 26 September 2011 Rooftop PV Plant Construction PV Technology Briefing A 1-day technology and market primer forCourse begins: 09.00 Course ends: 17.00 non engineersOverviewWith differing load carrying abilities and designs of commercial Course begins: 09.00 Course ends: 17.00rooftops, retrofitting existing buildings with PV systems can be Of particular value both for those new to the industry and simplychallenging. Combine this with stringent and variable building codes needing to refresh their knowledge, this regularly-updated,across Europe and the feasibility analysis for siting PV plants informative and interactive day keeps you up-to-speed with thebecomes even more complex. key technology developments in the fast-moving PV industry.This highly interactive and informative master class will focus on Covering both flat-plate and concentrated photovoltaic (PV &the legal, technical and structural considerations required prior to CPV), you will learn the basics of how silicon, thin-film and other,commencing construction of large-scale utility PV plants. Through emerging PV technologies work; along with associated balance-of-a combination of presentations, working examples and discussions system technologies including inverters, trackers and storage.attendees will examine best practices for planning and The various technologies and their supply chains are placedconstructing PV plants on rooftops to the advantage of both the within a relevant competitive context, with comparativeproject and the building. advantages and disadvantages of different solutions independently assessed and discussed.Who should attend? • PV Project Developers Agenda Details • Structural Engineers • Solar photovoltaics (PV) and their market context • Large Building Owners • PV technologies, materials and manufacture • Municipal and Governmental Representatives • PV balance of system components (BOS) & planning • Planning Authorities • Lawyers Post-Conference | Thursday 29 September 2011 • Suppliers and Innovators of PV Systems and BOS ComponentsKey learning objectives An Introduction to Solar PV • Identify pre-qualification criteria for a rooftop’s suitability • Understand key authorities to comply with across Europe Business Planning for building approval A 1-day introduction to quantifying the factors • Examine typical calculations used to assess structural integrity determining PV’s competitiveness in electricity • Explore the range of module, mounting and other BOS production and sales hardware and its suitability Course begins: 09.00 Course ends: 17.00 • Learn how to account for influencing factors including roof orientation, pitch, shading and wind exposure This one-day course provides an excellent basis for understanding and quantifying the key factors which make (or break) the • Discuss options for replacement of existing rooftops with business case for solar PV power generation in current and future more suitable materials electricity markets. It describes and illustrates geographic • Highlight common pitfalls of PV installation and how to variations in solar resource, discusses the influences on PV system avoid them costs and compares the regulatory frameworks currently supporting solar. Challenges (and solutions) in integrating solar into the grid on a large-scale are included as are the pros and cons of competing Green Power Conferences was power generation options (both renewable and fossil). established in 2003 by a team of Agenda details professional, environmentally • Key factors in the PV business caseaware event experts and were the first to offer - Quantifying solar resourcesprofessionally organised events focusing on the sustainability - Regulatory supportssector. Over the last seven years, we have welcomed over - Quantifying the cost of solar15,000 total attendees from 138 countries and built a global • Selling or substituting power in competitive marketsdatabase of 900,000+ contacts. Our expertise lies in - Levelised cost of electricity and “grid parity”producing high quality, interactive conferences that provide - Developing revenue and cash-flow modelsample networking opportunities for delegates and partnersalike. Green Power Conferences offsets the impacts of its For more detailed information on both coursescommercial activities towards renewable energy projects. visit www.greenpowerconferences/rooftoppv Book Now – Visit www.greenpowerconferences.com/rooftoppv
  5. 5. “Excellent speakers and interesting visitors, exactly what you would expect from a hands- on conference. Plenty of insight” Plain EnergyBuild relationships and drive salesat Large-Scale Rooftop Solar PV 6 7 8 SOLD 9 10 11 5 SOLD 12 4 13 3 2 1 15 14 To conferenceLarge-Scale Rooftop Solar PV connects you and your Leverage cost effective promotional andcompany directly with the right business contacts and business opportunities on-site:the key solar decision makers. 4 Become an official sponsor of the Large-Scale RooftopSponsorships are now available and provide access to Solar PV networking drinks partystrategic marketing, networking and media opportunities 4 Arrange a prime exhibition space to showcase yourboth in the lead up to the event and onsite. Customised business or new technology to Europe’s solar decisionpackages offering varying levels of branding and exposure makers 4 Host a lunch or refreshment break and raise your brandare available to suit budgets and marketing aims. profile above your competitorsPromote your company in the run-up to the event: 4 Brand an item for delegates to take away with them and keep your company at the forefront of their minds4 Benefit from an extensive pre-conference marketing campaign to our global database of 900,000+ contacts James Brady, Business Development Manager,4 Impress existing and potential clients offering them an Tel: +44 (0)20 3355 4205 exclusive client discount and pre-arranged free passes Email: james.brady@greenpowerconferences.com Who will you meet? FORTHCOMING EVENTS The congress forms part of the Global Solar Series which has attracted over 2500 industry representatives in the past 5 years. Covering the whole of Europe, with particular focus on Italy, France, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium and Portugal you will network with: Project Development & Manufacturing Opportunities in Turkeys Solar Power Market 4 Utility-Scale PV Plants Developers 4 Solar Module Suppliers 20-21 September 2011, Istanbul, Turkey 4 Rooftop and Building Owners 4 BOS Suppliers 4 Commercial PV System Integrators 4 Solar Associations PV Power Generation 4 Government Representatives 4 Banks, Private Equity Firms and Mid-West & East 4 Utilities Other Investors Expanding large scale PV power generation in the US 8-9 November 2011, New York, USAPrevious attendees from across the solar value chain include:A&F • Abengoa • Acciona Energia • ADMD Law • Air Liquide • Anel Tech • Applied Materials • Apricum• Arti Enerji • Berlin Institute of Technology • Borusan Engineering • Borzen Power Market Operator •Bosch Solar Energy • Cadmos Energias Renovables • Club de Rome • Crescent Capital • Derbigum •Deutsche Bank • Dexia • Ege University • Ejot Tezmak • Elecnor • Elkem • Enda Enerji Holdings •Enera • Enerqos • Enfinity • EON Engineering • EPIA • EUPD Europressedienst • EuPD Research • Where the US solar and finance industries meet to do businessEuropean Free Zone • Eurosolar • Fotowatio • Gebze Organised Industrial Zone Teknopark • Gehrlicher 10 November 2011, New York, USASolar • Global Energy Services • Green Peace • GUNESE Solar Association • Hanex • Hexagon Global •Hizmark Group • Hurriyet Daily News • IBC Solar • IFC • International PPP Platform • Istanbul AydinUniversity • Izmir Development Agency • Kompaktsolar • Linde Gaz • M&W Zander • Masdar PV • NewYork Times Magazine • Novatec-Biosol • Oerlikon Solar • Parity Solar • Peri Energy • Phoenix Solar • One of the fantastic features of the Large-Raiffeisen Investment • Relight Enerji • Renewable Energy Systems Holding • RES Anatolia • Ripasso Scale Rooftop Solar PV congress andEnergy • Roth & Rau AG • Satcon International • Sateksolar Renewable Energy Systems Consulting & exhibition is the online networking systemTrade • Scheuten Solar Middle East • Schott Solar • SE Otomotiv Teknolojileri • Sharp Energy Solutions – all preregistered delegates, speakers and• Silfab Spa • Solar Cells Hellas • Solar Plus • Solyndra • STE Energy • SunRay Management • SunRay guests can contact each other, organise meetings and network before,Renewable Energy • Technische University Eindhoven • TEMEV • The World Bank • Toyota Tsusho • during and after the event using this easy to use, private networkingTrakaya Cam • Tubitak • UN • UNA • Unitek Elektrik • Viscom Investments • Vogt Group • WC Heraeus system. For more information, please visit the website.• WinPro Energy Group Book Now – Call +44 (0)20 7099 0600
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