Xavier Daval is the Chair of the French solar commission SER-SOLER and Vice-President of the Renewable Energies industry association (Syndicat des Energies Renouvelables - SER). Daval seats at the board Directors of the Global Solar Council (GSC)
Daval is an international solar expert and the CEO of kiloWattsol, France #1 Solar Technical Advisory which he founded in 2007. Daval is an Electronic engineer and former Director EMEA of a world leading manufacturer of tools for the electronics industry.
Besides, Daval is associated teacher with Lyon-I University and ENTPE Engineering school and guest lecturer for Entrepreneurship at EM-Lyon, one of Europeâs top 10 business schools.
10:15 am - 10:35 am
After a spell of stagnation, the European PV market is back! Currently in a growth phase expected to continue beyond 2020, the market's recovery is due in no small part to the EU's Clean Energy Package. However, marked cost improvements, the emergence of corporate renewable PPAs, and new innovations and applications have also helped to revitalize the market. This session will explore how the European solar PV market is expected to evolve in the years ahead, considering among other aspects the emergence of merchant solar, innovative business models, and the need to tackle climate change.