Green Event Calendar

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Dubai: Feb. 6 & 7, 2013

Building Integrated Alternative Energy: Solar Days

Monday, 20 April 2009

Day 1 - Conference   at the Congress Centre at Dubai Knowledge Village

    8:00 am: Registration and Welcome Coffee

Morning Session
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chairman: Dr. Dieter Fuchs (Fraunhofer Institute)
Ali bin Towaih: (Enpark) Role of Solar Energy for Dubai
Robert Ziegler:
(AT Kearney)
Opportunities for Solar Energy in the Middle East
Christian Bauerdick:
(TÜV Rheinland)
Component testing & type approval qualification of PV modules
Coffee Break (10.30 am-10.50 am)

Mario Seneviratne:
(Green Technologies)

Renewable Energy in Buildings: the Way of the Future
Reza Shaybani
Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) – Technology and Applications
Lunch Break (12.00 pm -1.00 pm)

Afternoon Session
1:00pm – 2:30 pm
Chairman: Prof. Dr. Florian Techel (Canadian University of Dubai)
Shezan Amiji: (EcoVentures) Reduce carbon footprint through investment in offsets
Alexander Klomsdorff: (Schott / EnviTech) Off grid solar applications: a case study of an
installation in a remote part of the UAE
Murat Aydemir:
Solar Thermal Systems, Design and Applications in the UAE.
Coffee Break (2:30 pm – 2:45 pm)

Green Lounge

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Panel Discussion moderated by Dr. Dieter Fuchs with Mario Seneviratne, Christian Bauerdick, Robert Ziegler, Murat Aydemir and Reza Shaybani.

Project Tour

3.30 pm - 5.00 pm

Viessmann Project Tour to the Palm Jumeirah Shoreline Apartments. Solar Thermal Systems for domestic hot water of residential apartments with gas condensing backup boilers (limited seats).


Tuesday, 21 April 2009

Day 2 - Training Workshop   at the Canadian University of Dubai

    8:00 am: Registration and Welcome Coffee

Morning Training Session
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Uwe Hupach:
(TÜV Rheinland )

Overview of PV and Wind Systems, Options & Applications

  • Overview of renewable energies
  • Potentials of renewable energies
  • Central / decentralized grid connected PV systems
  • Non grid connected PV systems
  • Overview of wind systems
Mario Seneviratne:
(Green Technologies)
Application of Renewables in Buildings
Coffee Break (10.40 am-11.00 am)

Christian Bauerdick:
(TÜV Rheinland)
PV Cell and Module Technology.
  • Overview of types of PV modules
  • Crystalline cell production / module assembling
  • Thin film module types and production process
  • Hybrid PV modules
  • Standards and measurement techniques
  • Advantages and disadvantages of different types of PV
Uwe Hupach & Christian Bauerdick:
(TÜV Rheinland)

Building Integrated PV and energy yield.
  • Overview and potentials
  • Cold / warm facades
  • Roof integration
  • Standards and requirements
Lunch Break (12.30 pm -1.30 pm)

Afternoon Training Sessions
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Project Tour to PV testing site MASDAR City Abu Dhabi

MASDAR City in cooperation with TÜV Rheinland operates a PV testing site allowing evaluation of different PV providers and products.

The Project Tour introduces workshop participants to different levels of quality, technology and applicability of PV in the UAE.

Register - Limited Seats -