Program Agenda

Roundtable Goal: To identify what it will take for concentrator photovoltaics to supply 100 GW of solar electricity in the US by 2030.

Wednesday, July 25

Time Topic
8:00AM Shuttles leaves the Bacara Resort for Mosher Alumni House at UCSB
8:30–9:00AM Breakfast
9:00-9:45AM Welcome and introduction
9:45-10:15AM Presentation: Cost issues
Ted James, NREL
10:15-10:45AMPresentation: Overview of systems
Geoff Kinsey, Fraunhofer USA
10:45-11:10AM Break
11:10-11:30AM Presentation: Markets and bankability
Vishal Shah, Deutsche Bank (remote presentation)
11:30-11:50AMPresentation: Overview of cells
Dan Friedman, NREL 
11:50AM-12:40PM Lunch
12:40-12:45PM Group Photo
12:45-2:15PM What system-level improvements are needed to improve efficiency, reliability and cost?
2:15-2:45PM Break
2:45-4:15PMWhat cell improvements are needed to improve efficiency, reliability and cost?
4:15-5:15PM What additional activities are needed to support commercialization?
5:15PM Shuttles leave Mosher Alumni House for the Bacara Resort
6:45PM Dinner reception at the Bacara Resort
Presentation: Historical Perspective on CPV (Antonio Luque) 

Thursday, July 26

Time Topic
8:00AM Shuttles leave the Bacara Resort for Mosher Alumni House at UCSB
8:30-9:00AM Breakfast
9:00-10:30 Prioritize recommendations
10:30-11:00AM Break
11:00-11:45PM Prioritize recommendations (continued)
11:45AM-12:15PM Next steps
12:15-12:30PM Review and close
12:30PM End of roundtable sessions
12:30-1:30PMLunch
12:30-4:00PMShuttles leave for the Santa Barbara airport / Bacara Resort

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