Downstream Market Briefing 2021:

The global No. 1 online platform Solar & Storage DigiCon will be the host of the European Roadshow “Downstream Market Briefing 2021”. In cooperation with EUPD Research and major industry brands, the event series will shed light on latest trends and business opportunities in key markets incl. Spain, Italy, Poland, Holland and Germany. Delegates will gain a deep understanding of current framework conditions, technological breakthroughs and installer requirements in highly focused short sessions.

  • Solar & Storage Market Developments & Current Framework Conditions
  • Exclusive Installer Insights From the EUPD Research InstallerMonitor 2021
  • Industry Perspective – Technological Breakthroughs

9:00 AM (CET)
Solar Market Development & Outlook in Netherlands
Parag Bhamre, Partner, EUPD Research

9:15 AM (CET)
Exclusive Installer Insights From the EUPD Research InstallerMonitor 2021
Saif Islam, Senior Consultant, EUPD Research

9:30 AM (CET)
Technical Details – Matching Modules to Residential and Commercial Applications

Ignacio Espinosa, Senior Technical Manager, JA Solar

9:45 AM (CET)
Identifying the Right Modules for the Dutch Solar Market – Residential, Commercial and Floating
Arda Kristaporyan, Head of Sales Central Europe and Turkey, JinkoSolar EU

10:00 AM (CET)
Key Drivers for Growth in the Rooftop Market in the Netherlands
Tobias Tritsch, Head of Distribution Sales Europe, Trina Solar

10:15 AM (CET)
Netherlands´ Residential Trends in Perspective
Stuart Brannigan, Managing Director, AEG – Solar Solutions GmbH

10:30 AM (CET)
Round Table: Sunny Prospects for Residential PV (plus storage?) for the Netherlands
Moderated by: Saif Islam, Senior Consultant, EUPD Research

  • Importance of the residential segment – which other segments offer the highest potentials in the Netherlands
  • Which regulatory framework conditions are slowing the development down, and what needs to happen to further increase the appeal of the Dutch PV market?
  • How will the gradual phase-out of the Net Metering Scheme effect the storage industry in the Netherlands?
  • How strong is the connection between PV and Electric Mobility in the Netherlands?
  • What other sectors of the energy transition will play a vital role in the Netherlands?
  • And which further applications are appealing to the market e.g. floating PV plants?

EUPD research

Parag Bhamre, Partner

Parag Bhamre

Parag started working in the PV industry in 2010, and he is connected with EuPD Research ever since. He conducted numerous market research and consulting projects in the field of photovoltaics and storage. His main focus is international PV and storage markets and he primarily works on exclusive projects.

Tobias Tritsch

Head of Distribution Sales Europe, Trina Solar

Tobias Tritsch

Tobias Tritsch is the Head of Sales Distribution and Midsize Projects Europe at Trina Solar. He has been with the company since 2012. Tobias has a 12-year track record in the solar PV industry with assignments in sales, business development and product management.

EUPD research

Saif Islam, Senior Consultant

Saif Islam

Saif is a senior consultant at EUPD Research since 2014 and maintains since a close and ongoing dialogue with many of the biggest manufacturers in the industry. He serves as a consultant for their market research demands and analyzes current needs in order to set up exclusive research projects.

Stuart Brannigan

Managing Director, AEG – Solar Solutions GmbH

Stuart Brannigan

With 30 years expertise in the industry with major solar companies, since 2015 Stuart drives the business development of Solar Solutions, official manufacturer of AEG photovoltaic solar modules, monitoring, inverter and storage systems – successfully leveraging the quality of a world-class brand with 130 years of engineering heritage.

JA Solar

Ignacio Espinosa, Senior Technical Manager

Ignacio Espinosa

Ignacio Espinosa is Technical Manager at JA Solar. He is part of the PV industry for 9 years and worked for different PV Module Manufacturers. Ignacio held different roles related to the product, the development and the construction of PV projects.

Arda Kristaporyan

Head of Sales Central Europe and Turkey, JinkoSolar EU

Arda Kristaporyan

Arda Kristaporyan joined JinkoSolar in 2014. Since 2019 Arda is responsible for sales and business development in Central European region. Arda holds MSc. in Nanoscience Technology at ETH Zurich. His experience in PV industry, strong technical background and deep knowledge of PV manufacturing technology, makes him a expert in the sales field.


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