The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) Solar World Congress (SWC) 2019, will take place in Santiago, Chile from November 4 to 7, 2019.  The Congress will be held together with the IEA (International Energy Agency) Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC) International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry. IEA SHC is a key strategic partner and is a co-Chair of SWC 2019.

Selection of the Fraunhofer presentations:

Monday Nov 4:

12:10 pm: "Sustainable and flexible energy solutions for Chile“, Frank Dinter, Director FCR-CSET

4:00 pm: Keynote “PVT concepts- Utilising Solar Energy Systematically”, Korbinian Kramer, Fraunhofer ISE

Tuesday Nov 5:

Session 1-B, 12:30 pm: “Advances in Aerosol Optical Depth Evaluation from Broadband Direct Normal Irradiance Measurements” and “Atmospheric Attenuation Impact on Heliostat Field Efficiency", Alois Salmon, Fraunhofer Chile Research, Center for Solar Energy Technologies

Session 1-D, 12:30 pm: “Training the Next Generation of PV Reliability Experts – Project Solar-Train”, Karl-Anders Weiss, Fraunhofer ISE

1:00 pm: “Understanding Solar Thermal Energy Conversion”, Korbinian Kramer, Fraunhofer ISE

Wednesday Nov 6:

Session 2-A, 5:30 pm: “Review and Outlook on Methods for Product Certification, Energy Yield Measurement, Power Output Determination and Commissioning Test for Large Solar Thermal Installations”, Korbinian Kramer, Fraunhofer ISE

Session 2-C, 5:30 pm: “Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Plants Fit Perfectly with Chilean Mining Industry”, Gonzalo Ramírez-Sagner, Fraunhofer Chile Research

Session 2-A

5:00 pm: “Uncertainities in PV Module Degradation Rates Determination and Service Lifetime Prediction of PV Modules” and “Performance Testing of Functional Coatings with Numerically Adapted Artificial Soiling and Outdoor Monitoring”, Karl-Anders Weiss, Fraunhofer ISE

Thursday Nov 7:

11:00 am Keynote: “Power to Hydrogen Technologies“, Christopher Voglstätter, Fraunhofer ISE