Irena


iea pvps

Tuesday
21 June 2016
13:30 - 17:45

 

 

PV End-of-Life Management: Challenges and Opportunities

jointly with IRENA – International Renewable Energy Agency and the International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (IEA PVPS) - IEA PVPS Task 12
     
 

Detailed Programme

13:30 - 13:40
Welcome Remarks
Stephanie Weckend, Programme Officer, KPFC, IRENA
Andreas Wade, Vice-Chair Strategy Committee SolarPower Europe / Deputy Operating Agent IEA-PVPS Task 12

13:40 - 14:00
Official Launch of the IRENA IEA PVPS Task 12 Report “End-of-Life Management: Solar Photovoltaic Panels”

14.00 - 14:30
Main findings of the Report – Waste projections, Panel compositions, Waste classification (25 min presentation, 5 min Q&A)

  • Dr. Karsten Wambach (bifa)
  • Andreas Wade (IEA-PVPS Task 12)

14:30 - 15:00
Panel Discussion – Country/Regional Approaches to PV Waste Management – Examples from the Report
Moderator: Stephanie Weckend (15 min presentation, 15 min Q&A at the end)

  • EU (Alexandre Roesch, SolarPower Europe, Belgium)
  • Japan (Keiichi Komoto, Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Japan)
  • US (Prof. Vasilis Fthenakis, Brookhaven National Laboratories, USA)
  • Germany (representative from the BMU – tbc)

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:45
Panel Discussion – Emerging Opportunities for the Private Sector
Moderator: Andreas Wade (10 min presentation, 20 min Q&A at the end)

16:45 - 17:00    Coffee Break

17:00 - 17:30
Panel Discussion – Emerging Opportunities for the Private Sector

17:30 - 17:45    Closing Remarks