EXPO Solar 2010: Global PV industry will face dramatic changes

panel8 EXPO Solar 2010: Global PV industry will face dramatic changes

Renowned as a global hub for the solar PV industry, EXPO Solar willcome back this year to KINTEX, Korea, from February 3-5, 2010.

EXPOSolar 2009 was the first exhibition dedicated to solar energy in Koreaand presented viable solutions to climate change and strategies forgreen growth. This year’s event is organized by the Korea EnergyManagement Corporation (a Government-owned company under the Ministryof Knowledge Economy of Korea) and supported by a number of globalauthorities in the field of energy.

Global electronics giantsSamsung Electronics and LG Electronics have announced they will startmass-producing their solar cells this year. Samsung and LG will beusing EXPO Solar 2010 to unveil their solar cells developed with theirown technologies for the first time to the world. The activeinvolvement by the two world-class electronics giants in the solar PVbusiness will reshape the global solar PV industry.

HyundaiHeavy Industries, with the largest solar cell production plant inKorea, is now focusing on completing the PV value chain. At EXPO Solar2010, Hyundai Heavy Industries will announce its two main goals: US$1billion in sales this year and a key global PV player status by 2014.

Morethan 300 market-leading names including key local players such asNexolon, SKC, LST Energy, Dyesoltimo, Jusung Engineering, SFA, AMC, EOTechnics, Paru, GNR, D-Solartech and Samyang Reduction Gear, andinternational market leaders such as Schmalz, Schmid, TEMPRESS, TIGOENERGY, KLA-Tencor, Synova SA, EFD (a NORDSON company), Coherent, Jonas& Redmann Photovoltaics Production Solutions, Kaco New Energy, NPC,Vector Japan, Trina Solar, Astronergy, ET Solar and C.E.E.G will alsobe demonstrating their technology breakthroughs at about 800 booths atEXPO Solar 2010.

Exhibitors will come from 30 countries andregions including the US, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Japan andChina. Over 50,000 solar professionals from all over the world willvisit EXPO Solar 2010.

Held concurrently with EXPO Solar 2010, ’2010 PV World Forum’ will discuss the latest in PV technology and market trends.