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The 2nd International Solar Energy Technology Conference (ISETC) Announces Program

Convenes Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

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SANTA CLARA, CA – October 5, 2010


The 2nd International Solar Energy Technology Conference (ISETC) convenes on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in Santa Clara, CA, USA. ISETC promotes innovative technologies related to the efficient creation, distribution, and usage of solar energy.


Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Program: 8:30 am-6:00 pm.
Exhibits: 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Speakers and Presentations

  • The Importance of High and Predictable Photovoltaic (PV) System Performance, Doug Rose, Sun Power
  • A comparison of the US PV Market to the Rest of the World, John Garofalo, Premier Power
  • Semiconductor Nanowires for Solar Cells: Single Junction and Heterojunction Photovoltaics, Ted Kamins, Stanford University
  • Options for Improving the Efficiency of Solar Cells, Robert J. Visser, Applied Materials
  • Panel: Business and Career Opportunities in PV Solar Energy
  • Moderator: Eric Wesoff, Greentechmedia
  • Panelists: Jim Hines, Gartner
  • John Garofalo, Premier Power
  • Shonda Ranson, NOVA Workforce Board of Silicon Valley
  • Don Hall, PG&E
  • Low Cost Concentrator PV Technology for the Industrial and Utility-Scale Market, Daniel Shugar, Solaria
  • Direction in Solar Economic Development in California, Joel Ayala, Calif. State Governor's Office
  • High Gain Solar – A Systems Approach a Sustainable Solar Infrastructure, Tim Keating, Skyline Solar
  • Concentrator Photovoltaics, Phil Metz, Solfocus
  • New Tools for Field Testing of PV Arrays, Paul Hernday, Solmetric

About the International Solar Energy Technology Conference

To register for ISETC, please visit

The complete ISETC program is at

ISETC is produced and sponsored by the International Society for Quality Electronic Design (ISQED).

Media Contact

Georgia Marszalek
ValleyPR for ISETC