Agenda \\ Forum ITALIA SOLARE 2019

Banner forum 2019


09 December

16:30 – General Assembly of ITALIA SOLAREOnly for members
19:30 – Gala dinner 

10 December

08:45 – Welcome | Registration of Participants and welcome coffee
09:15 – Welcome speech | Paolo Rocco Viscontini – President, ITALIA SOLARE
09:30 – Session 1 | Climate crisis: what policies for solar PV and the energy transition?
Italy is poised to return to the GW scale market club. But are subsidy-based policies adequate for the energy transition in Italy? What should a mid- to long-term policy strategy look like to allow industry and stakeholders to plan investments?
  • Climate change and concrete impacts on life and the economy | Speaker tbd
  • Climate change impact on economies and migration | Speaker tbd
  • The role of PV in a policy response to climate change | Speaker tbd
  • ITALIA SOLARE’s policy proposals for advancing a new energy paradigm | Emilio Sani – Board Member ITALIA SOLARE

Panel discussion with politicians

11:00 \\ Networking coffee break
11:30 – Session 2 | Energy communities and markets: the new paradigm of distributed (solar PV) self consumption
Self consumption is a major driver for new solar PV installations. The recent EU directive paves the way for a new paradigm: from single users to multi users through to energy communities. Energy production and consumption will change drastically at the residential and condominium level. In this session we will outline all the opportunities brought into play by the legislation.
  • Market reform and capacity market | Stefano Cavriani – Board Member ITALIA SOLARE
  • PV impacts on energy markets | Speaker tdb
  • Overview on energy communities in Europe | Speaker tdb

Panel discussion

12:45 \\ Networking lunch
14:15 – Session 3 | Key solar PV technologies to achieve a fossil-free economy: experiences in Italy
Technology developments and costs are key to achieving a decarbonised global economy. Which technologies are leading the LCOE competition? How can key technologies help achieve optimal asset management? Which solutions can optimize the energy yields of new and existing power plant?
  • Modules | Antonio Ruta – Senior Technical Manager Jinko Solar Italy
  • Module materials | Speaker tdb
  • Inverters | Speaker tdb
  • Storage | Speaker tdb
15:00 – Session 4 | Doing Photovoltaics in Italy Today
  • Industrial PV plants, the Italian market, economics, new business models | Andrea Brumgnach – CEO Samandel
  • Residential PV systems: the residential market in Italy, economics, new business models | Speaker tdb
  • After sail: asset management/O&M: new frontiers | Speaker tdb
  • Incentive: insights from the first auction | Speaker tdb
16:00 \\ Networking tea 
16:35 – Session 5 | Large-scale PV plants in Italy
  • PV in the environmental context, ITALIA SOLARE proposal (PV/agriculture/reforestation) | Rolando Roberto – Board Member ITALIA SOLARE
  • Authorisation status in Italian regions (maps and description) | Mauro Moroni – CEO Moroni & Partners
  • Storage and large-scale plants: how to enhance PV plants, status and perspectives | Speaker tdb

Panel discussion