TechConnect World 2018
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Nanotech 2018

Solar Technologies

Solar Technologies

Symposium Chair

Christian HoepfnerChristian Hoepfner
Center Director
Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 14

1:30Sustainable Building Innovations

Tuesday May 15

4:00Energy Innovations: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday May 14

1:30Sustainable Building Innovations263 B
Session chair: Jan Kośny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, US
1:30The future of materials for energy efficient buildings (invited presentation)
S. Mumme, U.S. Department of Energy, US
1:55Bridging the Gap (invited presentation)
R.M. Ryan, B. Stein, Twining, Inc., US
2:20Nano-layer and micro-structure technologies for energy efficiency and sustainability
T.J. Hebrink, 3M Company, US
2:40Development and Investigation of New Materials and Technologies for Utilization in Zero Emission Buildings (invited presentation)
B.P. Jelle, T. Gao, S. Ng, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) / SINTEF Building and Infrastructure, NO
3:05Thermal Influence of Adhesive-mounted PV on Underlying Roof
N. Shukla, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE, US
3:25Solar Updraft Tower Using Compost Waste Heat and Transpired Solar Collectors
K. Anderson, A. Ang, R. Osorio, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, US

Tuesday May 15

4:00Energy Innovations: PostersExpo Hall
Ocean Thermal Energy for Abatement of Global CO2 Emissions
C.B. Panchal, E3Tec, US
PEM fuel cells of small gas flow channels: two-phase flow
J.Y. Wang, UC Irvine, US
Jatropha oil plant for biodiesel production with a biorefinery processing perspective
C.M.C. Vivas, D.E.A. Collado, Universidad Nacional De Ingenieria, PE
Photocatalytic degradation of low density polyethylene films using UV-C range of radiation
R. Ederada, R. Shende, V. Amar, A. Shende, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, US

The Materials for Solar Technologies symposium focuses on innovations in materials and materials manufacturing with emphasis on commercially viable research and development efforts. This event, now in its 12th year, provides a unique opportunity to discuss and highlight new materials and approaches, and to discuss technical solutions to integration challenges for technologies including next generation photovoltaics, solar thermal, direct solar fuels, efficiency advancements, and associated technology development for solar power generation.

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Topics & Application Areas

  • CIGS, II-VI, Thin Film Technologies
  • Crystalline Silicon
  • Organic Solar Materials
  • Amorphous, Microcrystalline & Film
  • Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection & Conversion
  • Advanced Manufacturing for PV
  • Direct Solar Fuels
  • Solar Thermal
  • Building Integrated Solar
  • Grid Integration
  • Other
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