PV Insider have released details of their hotly anticipated free webinar entitled: “Optimizing PV plant performance and driving down costs” taking place Wednesday 1st August 2012.
As the solar PV project pipeline continues to grow in the United States, maximizing the output of each facilities energy yield and reducing costs is vital if developers are going to deliver on projected output as part of their Power Purchase Agreement.
With module prices stabilizing in 2012, developers are focusing on Balance of System (BoS) components and services as the largest opportunity to drive down costs. Experts predict that BoS revenues will increase from $17 billion in 2012 to almost $24 billion in 2016, and consequently hold the key to PV’s future competiveness in the US energy market.
However, with 20-year power purchase contracts recently being awarded at $0.089/kWh in California’s Renewable Auction Market (RAM), well below the average residential electricity cost in the United States, it is clear that developers will need to act now to reduce costs if they are to fulfil their PPA’s.
To address how plant owners can maximize performance and improve LCOE , PV Insider have announced a webinar entitled “Optimizing PV plant performance and driving down costs”. The 60 minute webinar will take place Wednesday 1st August at 9.00am Pacific / 12.00pm Eastern / 5.00pm UK.
During this one hour interactive session, Patsy Baynard (Director of Project Management, Quanta Power Generation), Mahesh Morjaria (VP of Global Grid Integration, First Solar) and Steve Schumer (Senior Energy Strategist, Cupertino Electric) will discuss these critical topics:
The webinar can be joined for free at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/360758366, but you must register before Tuesday 31st July.
For more information, contact Jack Ahearne at firstname.lastname@example.org
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