The ITRPV steering committee consists of PV experts including Chairs from different regions and companies. This ensures neutrality towards the entire industry and allows effective work share.


Markus Fischer, Hanwha Q Cells GmbH

Qi Wang, Jinko Solar Co., Ltd.

Gunter Erfurt, Meyer Burger Technology AG

Chi-Chun Li, Motech Industries Inc.

Paul Ni, Suzhou Talesun Solar Technologies Co., Ltd.

Michael Woodhouse, The National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Axel Metz

Ivan Saha, Vikram Solar

Qili Bai, Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd.



Chairs have the following responsibility:

  • Main contact person with VDMA to discuss operational, tactical and strategic issues in the roadmap process
  • Tease pre-discussion about parameters to be included in the annually updated questionnaire
  • Lead the various meetings / teleconferences
  • Speak at public events (conferences, tradeshows) on behalf of the roadmap team



Jutta Trube, VDMA Photovoltaic Equipment


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