Minjian Hu is the CEO of Hanergy Middle East Limited. Having the honor of representing the biggest CIGS solar company in the world, his enthusiasm is to bring the next generation solar technology into this region as the solution that will change the boundaries of the desert lifestyle. While the stereotype of solar industry is still just about the solar panel on the roof, Minjian has come with the best of solar application to revolutionize the lifestyle in MENA region. From photovoltaic façade for building envelope (BIPV), to consumer product that’s on the go with everyday life, he hopes to introduce the most advanced technology into this region to potentially change the perception of solar harvest and utilization. He has spent a decade in UAE construction industry and is now dedicated to the development and transformation of the facade industry into the next phase: sustainable and individually independent power generating buildings. Minjian is recently working with a number of prestigious local partners on major development that could potentially lead to the most sizable application of CIGS flexible solar modules that the world has ever seen so far. Supported by Hanergy, the biggest CIGS solar module manufacturer in the world with numerous R&D centers scattered around the world, Minjian is committed to his mission for the localization of CIGS technology for the Middle East region.
THE BIPV DISCUSSION: INNOVATION IN SOLAR BUILDING SKINS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE CITIES
TIME: 14:55 - 15:35
DATE: 27 November 2018