12-13 March, 2024 | Frankfurt, Germany


2020 Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Established in November 2009, Aiko Solar (stock code:600732) mainly engaged in research, manufacturing and sales of crystalline silicon solar cells. With the industry-leading PERC cell manufacturing technology and production supply capacity, Aiko Solar has become the one of the major high efficiency PERC Cell suppliers in the world. Currently, Aiko Solar has three production bases for high-efficiency PERC cells(Guangdong base & Zhejiang base & Tianjin base) .

Aiko Solar established an international R&D team and most of the R&D team members are master’s degree or above. Aiko Solar has provincial-level enterprise technology center, provincial-level core enterprise laboratory, provincial engineering technology center and hundreds of patented technologies. Aiko Solar continuously develops new technology, launches new products and provide premium PV cells with “higher efficiency, higher reliability and higher power generation”. Aiko Solar’s PV Cell is acknowledged and favored by the global PV module manufacturing companies.


Gold Sponsor

A globally leading technology group, Heraeus is headquartered in Hanau, Germany. Founded in 1851, it is a family-owned portfolio company which traces its roots back to a pharmacy opened by the family in 1660. Today, Heraeus combines businesses in the environmental, energy, electronics, health, mobility and industrial applications sectors.

In the 2018 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues of €20.3 billion with approximately 15.000 employees in 40 countries. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and holds a leading position in its global markets.

With technical expertise, a commitment to excellence, a focus on innovation and entrepreneurial leadership, we are constantly striving to improve our performance. We create high-quality solutions for our clients and strengthen their long-term competitiveness by combining unique material expertise with leadership in technology.



Gold Sponsor

Jinneng Clean Energy Technology Limited ( known as “Jinergy”) was established on Dec. 31st, 2013 under Jinneng Group’s clean energy sector, and is committed to becoming a leading PV manufacturer and clean energy supplier in the global market. Three generations of Jinergy’s products, High Efficiency Poly Module, PERC Mono Module and Super High Efficiency Heterojunction Module, protect customer’s long-term ROI through continuous improving efficiency and quality.


Gold Sponsor

Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co., Ltd. , a subsidiary under Jolywood Group (stock code: SZ300393), is the world leading n-type bifacial solar cells and modules manufacture. The technologies of company include NTOPCon, NIBC, TBC, etc, and the annual n-type bifacial production capacity reaches 2.1GW cells and 3GW modules. With vision of “Cultivator of Green Energy”, Jolywood adheres to the road of advanced and high efficiency solar technology industrialization.
The company has long term research cooperation with Belgium IMEC, Nanjing University, SunYat-sen University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and East China University of Science and Technology. Jolywood has applied 140 patents, in which 67 have been granted, 30 are under examination. Among the granted patents, 20 are invention patents.


Gold Sponsor

Meyer Burger is a leading and globally active technology company specialising in innovative systems and production equipment for the solar photovoltaic market. The company has shaped the development of photovoltaics along the entire value chain and has set essential industry standards, such as the diamond wire saw technology, the industrial PERC solution and precision measurement technology for solar modules. A large proportion of the solar modules produced world-wide today are based on technologies developed by Meyer Burger. In line with its new business model and strategy, Meyer Burger transforms itself into a manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic cells and modules, based on its proprietary heterojunction/SmartWire technology. With heterojunction/SmartWire, the Company has developed the next-generation photovoltaic technology with higher conversion efficiency and higher energy yield than the current standard Mono-PERC and other heterojunction technologies currently available. Meyer Burger operates its research and development centers in Thun and Hauterive, Switzerland, its machine industrialization and manufacturing site in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany and will produce the cells and modules in Bitterfeld-Wolfen and Freiberg, Germany. The registered shares in Meyer Burger Technology Ltd are listed at the SIX Swiss Exchange.


Gold Sponsor

Q CELLS is one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ) with its diverse international manufacturing facilities in the U.S, Malaysia, China, and South Korea. Q CELLS offers the full spectrum of photovoltaic products, applications and solutions, from cells and modules to kits to systems to large-scale solar power plants. Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, Q CELLS provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, governmental and residential markets.


Gold Sponsor

Risen Energy Co., Ltd was founded in 1986 and the registered capital is 904,616,941 RMB. Risen Energy successfully launched IPO in Shenzhen Stock Exchange Market on Sep. 2nd, 2010, Stock code: 300118. Risen Energy is a hi-tech enterprise which is engaged in R&D, production, sales and service of solar modules, products of photovoltaic technology, solar terminal application and integration.

As a state-level high-tech enterprise, Risen Energy has more than 45 key business core technologies, and has established a national level photovoltaic laboratory, which is independent and received CNAS certification. The laboratory can carry out 54 project tests according to EC61215, IEC61730-2 and UL1703, and provide support for the design, development and quality control of the company and other photovoltaic enterprises.

Risen Energy’s products are exported to more than 30 countries and regions such as Europe, America, South Africa and Southeast Asia. Moreover, Risen Energy provides professional PV product and technology to the customers.


Gold Sponsor

The SCHMID Group encounters us daily. Either through smartphones, solar modules or modern energy storages. SCHMID masters processes which are needed in the most different industrial sectors and builds machines and automation systems perfectly tailored to the requirements. The company group with its headquarters in Freudenstadt (Germany) has 1200 employees worldwide. Manufacturing sites in Germany, China, Turkey and USA as well as sales and service locations worldwide ensure our local presence. SCHMID conducts basic research and brings the technologies into mass production. Thus the company founded in 1864 provides affordable technical progress. By always entering into new fields of application, four business units developed taking advantage of many synergistic effects: Electronics, Photovoltaics, Automation and Energy Systems. Company data: Headquarters: Freudenstadt (Germany) Staff members worldwide: 1200 Group members: 14 companies Production locations: in Germany, China, Turkey and USA with a total production surface of 71.000 m² Overall performance 2015: over €140 Mil. Year of foundation: 1864 Certified: DIN EN ISO 9001


Gold Sponsor

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES – Innovative Technology for Photovoltaic


Energy produced by solar power is the major pillar for a worldwide sustainable energy supply. Intelligent energy transition towards renewables represents both an opportunity and a challenge for power generation. Highly efficient photovoltaic cells will pave the road to this destination. Modern storage and battery technologies will sharply increase the use of environmentally friendly energy.


SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES provides technology solutions for both crystalline and thin-film high-performance solar cell platforms including CIGS, CdTe and Perovskite Technology as well as PERC, HJT, IBC, HBC & TOPCon. SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES partners with cell manufacturers worldwide and develops processes, which improve the efficiency of solar cells while reducing production costs. SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES’ expertise includes vacuum thin-film coating (PECVD, sputtering, evaporation), surface engineering, wet-chemical processes and thermal processing. With the production equipment for thin film technology SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES is one of the few companies able to equip efficiently running factories for the manufacturing of CIS/CIGS thin-film modules for the production of next generation solar cells.




Gold Sponsor

VON ARDENNE was founded in 1991 as a spin-off of the former Manfred von Ardenne Research Institute. The company is based in Dresden, Germany, with subsidiaries in China, Japan, Malaysia, the USA and Vietnam. Manfred von Ardenne’s inventions formed the basis for our work today in the fields of vacuum, plasma and electron beam technology.

The major international manufacturers of crystalline and thin-film solar modules use our highly productive equipment for their production. We are also cooperating closely with them to develop the next generation of modules that will be even more efficient.

We have acquired an excellent process know-how based on the more than 150 coating systems we have installed for crystalline solar cells and thin-film solar module providers. This expertise has been incorporated into the development of coating systems for the next generations of high-efficiency solar cells.

VON ARDENNE is a major player in the heterojunction technology (HJT) market with the modular XEA|nova wafer coating system, which can be configured according to the needs of our customers. Such coating systems for an overall capacity of more than 3 GW are shipped to production lines all over the world


Silver Sponsor

h.a.l.m. develops and delivers high-end measuring systems for photovoltaic technologies. Although h.a.l.m. puts a lot of effort into visual inspection and other advanced analysis, the general task is to measure the electrical characteristic of photovoltaic specimen. Visit our website to discover your scope of duties.


Supporting Sponsor

As a leading global specialist for optical inspection, ISRA VISION / GP SOLAR is setting the standard for automatic process and quality control in the photovoltaic industry. Our innovative solutions for all photovoltaic applications, from wafers, cells and modules to thin film, solar glass and solar thermal, along with our worldwide service, offer our customers the highest performance and reliability in manufacturing.

Our new inspection technologies provide solutions for high efficiency solar cell production lines such as PERC, IBC, HIT, extreme thin contact fingers and new wire contacting designs. With this inspection technology, more than 3,000 installed systems are already optimizing the photovoltaic production.


Supporting Sponsor

PVEL is the leading independent lab for the global downstream PV industry.
We’re the experts in extended reliability and performance testing for solar PV and storage technology. Our mission is to support the worldwide PV buyer community by generating data that accelerates adoption of solar technology.


Supporting Sponsor

SGL Carbon is a technology-based company and world leader in the development and production of carbon-based solutions. Its high-quality materials and products made from specialty graphite and composites are used in future-oriented industrial sectors: automotive, aerospace, solar and wind energy, semiconductor and LEDs as well as in the production of lithium-ion batteries, fuel cell and other energy storage systems. In addition, SGL Carbon develops solutions for chemical and industrial applications.

In the field of photovoltaics SGL Carbon provides graphite and carbon composites solutions along the entire value chain from poly silicon production, graphite hot zones for mono and multi Si crystallization furnaces down to carrier systems for wafer processing.