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Solar: Introduction by Olivier CATEURA

Second week of the course New Energy Technologies. With 6 new experts we will focus on Solar Energy.
Welcome again on our MOOC New Energy Technologies! On this second week, we are shifting our attention to Solar energy. Get on board with our 6 experts on the discovery of this amazing technology.
We are in good hands with them: through their research, projects and firms, they are leading the way in the solar business. Indeed, our region is hosting the National Institute for Solar Energy.
At the end of this week, you will be able to: 1. Describe what are the different ways of converting solar energy; 2. Understand what is happening in the solar PV market; 3. You will apprehend the economics and the competitiveness of solar energy; 4. Then, you will know what is the market and stage of development of solar energy in France and Europe; 5. You will also learn about the main industrial actors and the key markets in solar PV; 6. And finally, discover the trends and innovations for the future.
So, I’m glad to introduce you to this dream team with: - Philippe MALBRANCHE, General Manager of CEA-INES, Institut National de l’Energie Solaire; - Vincent BES, Chief Executive Officer of Photowatt; - Benoit LEMAIGNAN, investment director of OSER investment fund; - David GROVER, Associate Professor at Grenoble Ecole de Management; - Fabrice ARROYO, Energy Program Director at Grenoble Ecole de Management; - And Céline FALLOT BUCLET, a colleague of mine, Innovation Manager at Tenerrdis energy cluster. And now… Catch the light and let the sun shine on you!

The topic of this week is solar energy: you will see different ways of converting solar energy, understand what is happening in the solar PV market, and what is the stage of development of solar energy in France and Europe.

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