Photovoltaics and Building Integrated Photovoltaics
Building integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) is starting to grow. BIPV products serve a secondary architectural purpose, such as tiles or windows, as well as producing power. Dr.Harter will give an overview of BIPV solutions & applications: standard in-roof systems, semi-transparent systems (glass/glass modules), solar tiles and shingles, flexible laminates etc. Also he will speak about the development of innovative applications for the solar industry - lightweight, flexible solar modules with a variety of possible applications developed by DAS Energy.
Dr. Johann Harter
Place of employment: Chief Operating Officer of Activ Solar, Austria.
Dr. Johann Harter has over 30 years of experience leading multinational teams across Europe, the US and Asia in the fields of technology development, semiconductor manufacturing, business management, operation ramp-up and restructuring. Prior to joining Activ Solar, Dr. Harter held senior positions within Qimonda Solar, Qimonda AG and Siemens AG. Dr. Harter is a physicist with a PhD in Semiconductor Electrolyte Contacts from Karlsruhe University, Germany.