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Solar Business Club Activities at

36th EU PVSEC 2019

At a Glance

Accordingly to its Masterplan 2019 - 2030 and following “green light “given by SBC Chairmen & CEO Global Enclave’s held in Shanghai in June 2019, Solar Business Club will shape “The Joint Strategy 2030” under leadership of respective SBC Chapters & Task Forces Leaders and in close Partnership with the Industry Leaders and Leaders of International, Regional and National Industry Associations.

The Goal is to Strategize Industry Common Vision 2030 and respective Action Plan in order to Anticipate CleanTech Disruption considering Technology, Financial & New Business Models Aspect as well as Convergence of Disruptions in Other Industries (Associated Clean Technologies, IT and Digitalization or Artificial Intelligence). 

Technology aspects will firstly be tackled on the occasion of 36th EU PVSEC 2019, the largest international Conference for Photovoltaic research, technologies and applications, and at the same time a top international PV Industry Exhibition. 

Thus SBC Activities at 36th EU PVSEC 2019 held in Marseille, France, will feature: 

  • SBC Task Forces Meetings:

    • CleanTech StartUP Hub

    • Global MBA CleanTech Leadership Program 

    • Quality Seal 

    • Equipment Manufacturers & Material Suppliers 

  • SBC CleanTech Disruption Chapter VIP Dinner 

  • and SBC France Strategy Meeting 

 

NOTE: Detailed Agenda of SBC Activities at 36th EU PVSEC will be updated soon. 

Becquerel Prize 2019 Winner

Dr. Pierre Verlinden

Consultant, Non-Executive Director to PV companies, Visiting Professor at Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou) and also Co-Chair of Solar Business Club CleanTech Disruption Chapter (CDC).


The prize will be awarded at the opening of this year’s European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Marseille, 09. September 2019.

He receives the award in honour of his scientific and technological merits in the development of high-efficiency photovoltaics. The decision of the Becquerel Committee is based on the outstanding work of Dr. Verlinden on the design of high-efficiency solar cells, modules and systems including back contact and rear side passivated silicon solar cells.

Throughout his career, Dr. Verlinden has pioneered the development of advanced solar cell structures, not limiting his work to just scientific progress but focusing on feasible implementation for industrial mass production. This combination of deep scientific understanding and his contributions to the global PV industry makes his work unique for the progress of photovoltaics over the last 40 years. He has been very active in the global photovoltaic scientific community, serving on numerous scientific boards. Committed to education and teaching for decades, Dr. Verlinden has passed on his great passion and deep knowledge of photovoltaics to generations of young scientists as well as manufacturing engineers.

 Congratulations to Dr. Pierre Verlinden ! 

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